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BishopNoonan Please be generous in support of the Collection for Senior Priests this weekend. Help us to care for those who have cared for us.
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234: When is a Catholic obliged to confess his serious sins? How often should one go to confession?

Upon reaching the age of reason, a Catholic is obliged to confess his serious sins. The Church urgently advises the faithful to do this at least once a year. At any rate one must go to confession before receiving Holy Communion if one has committed a serious sin.

By “the age of reason,” the Church means the age at which one has arrived at the use of reason and has learned to distinguish between good and bad.

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