Sacrament of Reconciliation - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

1 / 10
About This Presentation

Sacrament of Reconciliation


Sacrament of Reconciliation ... sin Personal Sin Mortal Sin Serious offense against God Results in a total break in our friendship with Him 3 Factors Grave and ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:400
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 11
Provided by: vtr1


Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: Sacrament of Reconciliation

Sacrament of Reconciliation
  • A sacrament through which Christ forgives the
    sins of those who seek His mercy.
  • A Sacrament of Healing
  • Frequency
  • Recommended that we receive Reconciliation
  • Obligated to confess all sins
  • Seal of Confession
  • Priest is NEVER allowed to tell what he was told
    in confession.

Elements of the Sacrament
  • 6 Elements
  • Know your sins Examination of Conscience
  • Sorrow for your sins Act of Contrition
  • Acknowledgment of sins Confession
  • Firm purpose not to sin again Amendment
  • Completion of Penance Satisfaction
  • Sign of Gods forgiveness Absolution

Types of Sin
  • Sin- Any deliberate thought, word, or action
    through which we refuse to love God, others, and
  • 4 types of sin
  • Original Sin
  • Personal Sin
  • Social Sin
  • Sins against life

Original Sin
  • Sin of Adam and Eve
  • Loss of original holiness
  • Humans are now weakened and inclined to sin

Personal Sin
  • Mortal Sin
  • Serious offense against God
  • Results in a total break in our friendship with
  • 3 Factors
  • Grave and serious matter
  • Clear knowledge
  • Full consent
  • Venial Sin
  • Less serious offense against God
  • Does not break our friendship with Him

Social Sin
  • Unjust group that denies people their rights
  • Communism
  • Racism
  • Segregation
  • Prejudice and discrimination against ANYONE!

Sins against life
  • Sins that harm the lives of others and yourself
  • Terrorism/murder
  • Abuse of drugs and alcohol
  • Discrimination
  • Nuclear War

Rite of Reconciliation
  • 1. Preparation
  • Praise God for the forgiveness of sin through the
    death and Resurrection of Jesus.
  • Thank God for His grace in your life.
  • Examine where you have sinned in love of
  • 2. Celebration of Rite
  • a) Celebration of confession and absolution
  • - face to face exchange
  • - kneeling at the confessional grill

Grace and Forgiveness
  • Grace- Gods divine life in us.
  • It is a special gift that God freely gives so
    that we may share in His happiness.
  • After we receive grace, we share in Gods life.
  • Forgiveness- it begins with Gods mercy and love
    that comes to us in Jesus and the Holy Spirit.
  • Gods mercy and love enables us to forgive
    ourselves and others.
Write a Comment
User Comments (0)