Rt Rev Kieran Conry, who is Chair of the Bishops’ Department for Evangelisation and Catechesis, explains what is being offered this Lent, and why it is being offered, in support of the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
“The sacrament that we call ‘Confession’ is enjoying something of a re-discovery by people. First of all, the emphasis shouldn’t be on the word ‘Confession’ at all, but on the word ‘Reconciliation’, because it’s a way in which the believer experiences the reconciling love of God.”
The resources for this web section have been prepared by the Bishops’ Home Mission Desk.
Here you can read what the Popes have said about the Sacrament of Reconciliation, read excerpts from Church documents, download a useful presentation for par... Read more
God's mercy is a key part of Confession. In this section we highlight three of Jesus's parables, provide inspiring passages from the Bible and delve into Pop... Read more
A video channel carrying personal testimonies of Confession and forgiveness. Features a powerful reflection from Margaret Mizen, mother of the murdered Londo...Read more
In this section you can download resources on the Sacrament of Confession. We have: posters, postcards, presentations, links and an email signature banner. Read more