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Confessions

Wed, February 26, 2020 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

A priest will celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation with you. If the priest is hearing another confession please wait in the pews nearby.


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According to the Book of Common Prayer (1979), “the ministry of reconciliation, which has been committed by Christ to his Church, is exercised through the care each Christian has for others, through the common prayer of Christians assembled for public worship, and through the priesthood of the Church and its ministers declaring absolution…When the penitent has confessed all serious sins troubling the conscience and has given evidence of due contrition, the priest gives such counsel and encouragement as are needed and pronounces absolution. Before giving absolution, the priest may assign to the penitent a psalm, prayer, or hymn to be said, or something to be done, as a sign of penitence and act of thanksgiving. The content of a confession is not normally a matter of subsequent discussion. The secrecy of a confession is morally absolute for the confessor, and must under no circumstances be broken.”

Details

Date:
Wed, February 26, 2020
Time:
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.saintthomaschurch.org/events/confessions-3/

Venue

Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
1 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
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Phone:
2127577013
Website:
saintthomaschurch.org