It is the season of conversion. If you need a little push, turn to the sacraments, because that is what they are for. In the sacrament of confession Christ himself forgives and gives the grace to continue our Lenten pilgrimage with courage, hope, and joy.
Have you ever asked or been asked,”Why should I confess my sins to someone else, If I can just confess them to God directly?”
Of course, you can confess your sins to God anytime you want. And God forgives you if you are truly sorry.
When you confess your sins to a priest, however, you are not just telling some guy what you did wrong. In order to understand why confessing your sins to a priest is different (and important), you need to exercise your faith in the teaching of the Church.
The following video explains this clearly and effectively:
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