Father Z Recommends These Archdiocese of Kansas City Lenten Resources

These Catholic resources on Lent and Confession will be continually updated throughout Lent. Please check back frequently during your Lenten journey.


Reflections on Lent and Confession

Pope Benedict XVI – Message for Lent 2011

Daily resources from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Ash Wednesday – What’s it all about?

How to make a good confession – Our Sunday Visitor

Printable handout on confession – excellent resource for catechists from Our Lady of the Rosary, Inc.

The Sacrament of Reconciliation – Rising Again to New Life – from http://www.beginningcatholic.com

An examination of conscience for adults

An examination of conscience for children

On the Sacrament of Penance or Reconciliation — Bishop Thomas Doran, Diocese of Rockford

What is absolution?

The Priest and Confession — Pope John Paul II, apostolic exhortation

A Vatican prayer service for confession of sins and asking for forgiveness

Videos on Lent and Confession

Why must I confess my sins to a priest? – Msgr. Eric Barr, Diocese of Rockford

I’ve had an abortion. Will God forgive me? — Msgr. Eric Barr

A video reflection on the Sacrament of Penance

The spiritual benefits of saying “I’m sorry.”

Father Larry Richards on Prayer and Confession

Making things right with God

Archbishop Fulton Sheen on Confession:
Part I Part II Part III Part IV

Father Robert Barron on Confession and the IPhone app

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