Monday, October 24, 2016

What Really Happens in Confession?

  • As a Catholic priest, you can generally count on people to be curious about two things in your life: celibacy and confessions. Have a Q&A with high school students, and if you don’t get a question about chastity within the first five minutes, you know it’s because their teacher told them it wasn’t allowed.
    When it comes to questions about confession, things get a little more complicated. The sacrament only works if people can trust that what they say in the confessional will stay...