The hardest thing for Catholics? Going to confession certainly ranks up there. This small book by Father Alfred Wilson, C.P., one of the foremost confessors and writers of the mid-20th century, is a wonderful, unscary handbook, not only for cradle Catholics, but also for those studying the Faith or for those interested in it.
- The importance of Confession – why Catholics do not just confess “directly to God”
- The practical value of confession
- The difference between “regular” and “general” confessions
- How to examine your conscience better
- Danger: scrupulosity. Its causes and solutions
- The problem of always being on “the safe side”
- What to do about doubtful sins
- False assumptions about confession
- “Spiritual hypochondria” – what to do about it
- Confessing the same sins over and over – what is required for a firm purpose of amendment?
-Soft cover booklet