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Below is our featured article for this issue. In this article, we feature the Sacrament of Penance and its importance in Catholic life.

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Lourdes Policarpio
Totus Tuus, Maria

The Sacrament of Penance

Fr. Nilo A. Lardizabal, OP

Making the Sacrament of Penance available to people is one of the many highlights whenever I give retreats. Many make sure that they confess their sins.

In one such retreat to students, a young woman came to me. I led her to the usual sign of the cross to start the sacrament. Surprisingly, she did not make the sign of the cross. Then she mentioned that she was a “born-again” Christian.

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