Reconciliation Revisited II
During the first article on reconciliation, we explored the concept of Metanoia and began an examination of conscience using the Beatitudes as described by Paul VI, John Paul II, and Benedict XVI. We established that the first step in the process is a complete Examination of Conscience.
What is an Examination of Conscience?
Within the Ignatian methods of prayer, there is the daily examen which is used to explore a particular vice that is being overcome or a particular virtue that is being cultivated. There are many guides/pamphlets/ methods available. The Beatitudes found in the Sermon on the Mount, can be used