Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Pope to lead penance service, hear confessions

Catholic World News - March 19, 2014

Pope Francis will lead a penitential liturgy and hear confessions in St. Peter’s Basilica on the evening of March 28.

The service will mark the beginning of “24 hours for the Lord,” an initiative of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelization that is taking place in St. Peter’s and three other Roman churches.

Catholic News Service reported that 24 hours of Eucharistic adoration will take place in the four churches, with priests available to hear confessions in each.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our September expenses ($20,391 to go):
$35,000.00 $14,608.73
58% 42%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Targeting the Pope? 10 hours ago
Gregory the Great, Christ, the Church and the Soul in the Song of Songs 12 hours ago
New Ebook on Renewal and Evangelization September 15
More evidence that you can't trust the Pill September 15
Did Cardinal McCarrick compare Allah to the Trinity? September 15

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days