Boston archdiocese unveils plan to encourage Confession during Lent
February 03, 2010
The Archdiocese of Boston has launched a special initiative to promote the sacrament of Reconciliation during Lent, announcing that priests will hear confessions at every parish church and chapel of the archdiocese each Wednesday evening of Lent between 6:30 and 8. The archdiocese has inaugurated a web site to promote the initiative, offering background about the sacrament, instruction on an examination of conscience, and a guide to making a good confession. The site, entitled "The Light Is On for You," includes a taped message from Bishop Robert Hennessey, a Boston auxiliary, who invites the faithful to realize "that unbelievable experience of joy becomes ours when we are forgiven.”
For all current news, visit our News home page.
- Archdiocese of Boston website launched to promote confession during Lent (CNA)
- The Light Is On for You (Boston archdiocese)
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!