Examination of Conscience Resources

There are many, many good resources to help prepare for the Sacrament of Reconciliation online. Here are just a few selected, and also a few encouraging or useful videos. Never hesitate to ask Fr James or Fr Tom for any help with coming to Reconciliation.

https://mycatholic.life/catholic-prayers/examination-of-conscience/

http://www.beginningcatholic.com/catholic-examination-of-conscience

https://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/sacraments-and-sacramentals/penance/examinations-of-conscience

 

This site includes versions for: children; young adults; single people; married couples

https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/library/sacrament-of-penance-examination-of-conscience-9121

 

Plus some helpful and inspiring videos:

A video guided Examination of Conscience by Fr Mark-Mary of the Friars of the Renewal:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Br4kAN5LbH8

A useful and friendly video “Making a Good Confession (Examining Your Conscience)” from Fr Casey of the Franciscans OFM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6vcPLn1odA

 

Useful downloadable texts also for Teens, smaller children, marries couples, plus a helpful video from Fr Mike Schmitz…(bear with him – very American but gets more serious as he goes along!): https://www.thelightisonsouthernmn.org/whatdoiconfess

 

 

And for those who at present are not able to leave their homes and cannot come to sacramental confession, a comforting devotional ceremony to prepare for when you can return, from Fr Thaddeus Doyle in Ireland:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQtDh6Kh-CY