Thursday, August 25, 2011

Vatican Publishes Guide for Confession and Spiritual Direction for Priests

Thanks to Edward Pentin for pointing this great document. Here is his description:
The Vatican has published an aid for confessors and spiritual directors, reflecting an urgent need for both priests and the faithful to rediscover the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Published by the Congregation for the Clergy, “The Priest, Minister of Divine Mercy — An Aid for Confessors and Spiritual Directors” is essentially a manual on how to be good confessors.
The 70 page document is a fruit of the Year for Priests during which the Holy Father urged priests to return to the confessional, both to celebrate the sacrament of reconciliation but also as a place where the priest should “dwell” more often. Continue Reading.
You can find the full document here (.pdf)

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