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In Surprise Appearance Pope Francis Hears Confessions of Teens in Vatican Square

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Pope Francis hears confessions

On St. George’s day, Pope Francis turned up in Vatican Square to hear the confessions of sixteen of the thousands of teenagers who had gathered to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. More form Aleteia here: In Surprise Appearance Pope Francis Hears Confessions of Teens in Vatican Square. Want to learn how to make a Confession, or why Catholics confess? Video after the jump:

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3.10
What You’re Doing Is Holy & It Matters | Q&A with Anna Keating

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Anna Keating and her daughter

“I need to just sit and listen.”

Aleteia interviewed Anna Keating about The Catholic Catalogue, a field guide to Catholic practices, which she co-authored with Melissa Musick. Read the phone interview with Anamaria Biddick here: What You’re Doing Is Holy & It Matters | Q& A with Anna Keating

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2.11
TCC Video: An Invitation

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Chapel at the University of Portland

The day of the year with the highest Mass attendance is Ash Wednesday. Maybe this is because on Ash Wednesday no one feels like they have to pretend to be something they’re not (happy, Christmasy, Eastery). We can just show up and speak the truth about our lives. We’re going to die. We’re sinners. We’re in need of hope and healing, and we’re loved and redeemed by God. If you think Ash Wednesday is weirdly liberating, you should try Confession. Watch the video after the jump:

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