Penance

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WHAT MIGHT HAVE PROMPTED THE CHURCH TO CEASE ITS MORE STRINGENT PRACTICE OF FASTING FOR THE MORE RELAXED WE PRACTICE TODAY? By Splendor1618

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Sebastian • a Hello, again and it is my hope that you all are experiencing a blessed and fruitful Lenten season. I was curious; with this being the Lenten season, the season for prayer, fasting and alms-giving I was wondering as to what might have prompted the Church to cease it’s more stringent practice of fasting for […]

WHY DO PRIESTS GIVE US PENANCE AFTER WE CONFESS? By Lawrence Luna

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Why Do Priests Give Us Penance After We Confess? Answer: Before we will proceed, let us define below the following terminologies: Sacrament of Confession – Sacramental Confession is the act by which a person tells or confesses his/her sins to a priest, who is authorized to give absolution in the sacrament of penance (Ecc 5:6, […]