Prayers of the Catholic Church, prayer resources, and reflections.

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An Online Healing Experience: The Pray More Healing Retreat

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Act of Contrition

The Act of Contrition is traditionally used in when confessing one’s sins in the sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation. One of the requirements for forgiveness is contrition, that you are actually sorry for your sins. Contrition doesn’t have to mean that you feel bad, because our feelings are often out of our control. Rather, contrition …

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How to go to Confession

Prayers for Confession

For Catholics, the sacrament of Confession (also known as Reconciliation or Penance) is a wonderful opportunity to encounter the mercy of God through the ministry of the priest. God always offers grace and forgiveness through Confession, but you can increase your openness to this grace by making Confession a prayerful experience before, during, and after …

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What is a Novena?

The Catholic Church has many ways to pray and show our devotion to God. There is the Rosary, the Mass, the Divine Mercy Chaplet, etc. There are all kinds of prayers that the Church prays together throughout history. One of these ancient, yet still beloved devotions is the practice of praying novenas. A novena is …

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