The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is the process by which adults are formed and received into full communion with the Catholic Church. We continue our publication of the full text of Fr Guy de Gaynesford’s RCIA course, written for this purpose for use in parishes.
This session covers the second sacrament of healing: Reconciliation – A look at how Jesus Christ is visibly and powerfully present in the Church for the forgiveness of our particular sins
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1480-1498. Part 2 of last week’s talk. The ordinary form of the celebration – priest and penitent. Two extraordinary forms – the Sacrament administered during a service of reconciliation and General Absolution. The pastoral implications of these forms of confession. 24 minutes
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1420-1421. The two Sacraments of Healing. Introduction to Reconciliation (Confession or Penance) and Anointing (Sacrament of the Sick). The seriousness of sin. Sickness of the soul more serious in the eyes of God than sickness of the body. 62 minutes.