Reflecting on the Sacrament of Penance Today

Posted March 5, 2018 7:40 am by frchrislemieux71

Reflecting on the Sacrament of Penance Today

The parable of the Prodigal Son is one of my favorites (because I can relate to the prodigal son and have experienced the Father’s love & mercy) and one that is the spring board for my RCIA talk on the Sacrament of Penance (from my parish days).  I use this parable for that purpose because it’s important for adult faith formation that we illustrate God’s love and mercy especially with a sacrament as beautiful, powerful, grace-filled, welcoming and embracing as the Sacrament of Penance is.  I speak from the perspective of an adult convert, and now as a priest who

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