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Manny wrote:

Hi, guys —

  • If I'm struggling with resentment toward someone, but am trying my best to not be resentful, can I still go to Reconciliation?


  { Can I go to Confession if I'm struggling with resentment but doing my best to overcome this sin? }

Mike replied:

Dear Manny,

The purpose of Confession or Reconciliation is to help you with all the day-to-day struggles you have in life so Yes!, you are welcomed and encouraged to go to Confession.

There is no sin in the world that cannot be forgiven in Confession . . . except one:

An unwillingness to confess ones sins for whatever reason.

Don't be too sacred or too embarrassed to tell the priest. They have heard everything.

If for some reason, you don't want to confess any sin to a certain priest, just find another priest who is faithful to the Church.

I hope this helps,


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