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Venial sin

Not grave, not committed with full knowledge and not entirely deliberate

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Mortal sin

Grave sin committed deliberately with full knowledge

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Contrition

A genuine sense of being sorry for sins committed

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Confession

Acknowledging and stating sins committed

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Absolution

The removal of the guilt that results from sin, the final part of the sacrament of reconciliation

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Penance

An act, such as prayer, required of a person who has received gods forgiveness

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Examination of conscience

Examining whether our behaviour is right or wrong

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Meanings and effects of preparation

Reading scripture and silent prayer

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Meaning and effects of the sign of the cross and blessing

Focuses on the love of God

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Meanings and effects of confession

A person examines their conscience with respect to the commandments and beatitudes. Take responsibility for actions

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Meanings and effects of penance

Conversation, deeper explore the issues. Give penance, such as a prayer

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Meanings and effects of contrition

Sorry for own sins and try not to sin again, should be a desire for gods love

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Meanings and effects of absolution

Priest gives the prayer of absolution. Removal of guilt

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Jesus reconciled human beings to God through his death and resurrection (poa)

God sends his son to die on the cross

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Jesus sent his spirit for the forgiveness of sins (poa)

The Holy Spirit aids forgiveness

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Priests and bishops have authority to pronounce gods forgiveness (poa)

The ministry of the church can forgive

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Why is the sacrament of reconciliation important for Catholics?

The sacrament of reconciliation is important as you get forgiven for your sins. You confess and with your absolution and penance you get a clean slate to start over from.

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Original sin

Goes back to Adam and Eve, we are all born with sin, it's whether we choose to do it or not