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Anonymous Carol wrote:

Hi, guys —

  • If you went to Confession and held something back on purpose but have since confessed it, does that make the previous sins you have confessed invalid?
    (It happened many years ago and I have made sincere Confessions since.)
  • Do I have to confess all my sins again?

Anonymous Carol

  { If you purposely held something from a past Confession, do you have to confess all your sins again? }

Bob replied:

Dear Carol,

Thanks for the questions.

Once you repaired the sin held back all is good. Your most recent Confession, done with full sincerity and honesty, will insure you are in the state of grace.


Bob Kirby

Carol replied:


Thanks for answering my questions!!


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