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THE SPIRITUAL LIFE LIVED IN THE HOLY ORTHODOX FAITH

 

Confession

Proper Confession and Communion : a pamphlet prepared by the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Washington, DC.

Numerous Prayers and Articles on Confession

What Is Necessary for a Saving Confession? , by Metropolitan Innocent of Moscow.

Preparation for Confession , a list of questions for self-examination, by Saint Nicolas Varzhansky.

Rules for Taking Holy Communion , from The Protection of the Mother of God Church in Rochester, NY

Have you ever wondered why the Priest says the following just prior to the prayer for the absolution of sins in Confession?: "Reconcile and unite him [or her] to Thy Holy Church, through Jesus Christ our Lord." To find out why read this excerpt from The Mind of the Orthodox Church .