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O my God, I’m sorry for my sins, in choosing to do wrong and failing to do good, I’ve sinned against you and your church. I firmly intend with the help of your son, to make up for my sins and to love as I should. Amen

I know this version seems rather elementary to the one that is posted on this website. I went to a Catholic school k-8 and thats where I learned this prayer. I’ve used it my entire life, and haven’t seen any differences.

Thanks for the help

Oh, and here’s the one you have on the website.
+ O, my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended Thee and I detest all my sins, because of Thy just punishments but most of all because I have offended Thee, my God, Who art all good and deserving of all my love. I firmly resolve, with the help of Thy grace, to sin no more and avoid the near occasions of sin. Amen.