How to Make a Good Confession

i. Greet the priest and then say the following words: ‘Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned. It has been _____ (days, weeks, months or years) since my last confession.’ ii. Then confess your sins as well as you can. (For the confession to be valid, the penitent must confess all of the mortal sins… Continue reading How to Make a Good Confession

An Act of Contrition

O my God, I am heartily sorry for having offended Thee, and I detest all my sins, because I dread the loss of heaven and the pains of hell; but most of all because they offend Thee, my God, Who are all good and deserving of all my love. I firmly resolve, with the help… Continue reading An Act of Contrition

Anima Christi

Soul of Christ, sanctify me Body of Christ, save me Blood of Christ, inebriate me Water from Christ’s side, wash me Passion of Christ, strengthen me O good Jesus, hear me Within Thy wounds, hide me Suffer me not to be separated from Thee From the malicious enemy, defend me In the hour of my… Continue reading Anima Christi

Act of Spiritual Communion

My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite… Continue reading Act of Spiritual Communion