Category Archives: Holy Confession

Sinning with Good Motives

“I had good intentions” “It was just a mistake.” “I didn’t mean anything by it.” “I thought I was doing the right thing.” When someone has hurt you, how many times have you heard these responses? How many times have … Continue reading

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The Sacrament of Confession

This is the sacrament by which an Orthodox Christian is forgiven of sin, and is formally restored to fellowship within the Church.  It is also known as the “sacrament of repentance”.  Repentance is a “second baptism”.  Repentance involves an understanding … Continue reading

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