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Jul 29, 2022

How to Make a Better Confession

How do we prepare well to make a good confession? How can we shake off the nerves that come with sitting across from a priest in a confessional?

In the second of this two-part series, Fr. Mark-Mary gives us excellent and practical tips for approaching the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

pocket guide to confession

Want to know the secrets to a powerful confession?

The Pocket Guide to the Sacrament of Reconciliation is a beautiful, prayerful book by Fr. Mike Schmitz & Fr. Josh Johnson which helps Catholics enter into the Sacrament of Reconciliation more deeply. 


Meet Fr. Mark-Mary

Father Mark-Mary was ordained as a Franciscan Friar of the Renewal (CFR) in 2018 and lives at a friary in the Bronx.

The mission of the CFRs is to wholeheartedly embrace Jesus through fidelity to the Church and her Sacraments. Paired with their commitment to prayer, contemplation, and study of Sacred Scripture, the CFRs serve those around them, especially the poor, in the footsteps of Christ.

Discover beautiful music from the CFRs and Fr. Mark-Mary’s book Habits for Holiness: Small Steps for Spiritual Progressboth available from Ascension. 

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