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Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America
Ben Lomond, California
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What is the Sacrament of Confession?

Confession is part of the process of "repentance" -- which is the essence of the Christian life.
Repentance is a change of heart usually with corresponding changes of behavior or attitude.

Repentance includes at least the following: 1) Awareness; 2) Sorrow and Contrition; 3) Confession; and 4) Struggle to Change. It may often include making amends or a penance (see below). Without Confession, repentance is incomplete.  Confession is a verbal acknowlegment of "falling short" of what we are called to be.     ...Click here to continue


Fr. George Washburn, Pastor
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