My Confession Handbook, Jr.

St. Augustine said, “The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works."  Praise God for such wisdom!

As a home schooling family with seven children (ages fifteen down to three), we value the Sacrament of Reconciliation and fully embrace the Church’s teaching on this powerful and freeing sacrament.  We see this as one of the most beautiful forms of Jesus’ Mercy and Praise Him for the grace we receive through His love each time we receive the Sacrament.  For many, it is an undiscovered gem in the vast treasure chest of our Church.  I believe, if we can foster a love for this Sacrament in our children when they are young, they will be stronger in their faith and have a well-formed conscience when they enter the world as an adult. 

In 2010, as a result of our conviction and love of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, with the help of Holy Spirit and the prayers of Our Blessed Mother, I began writing My Confession Handbook, Jr. - A Child’s Worry-Free Handbook to the Treasure of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Great for Saints-In-Training, Ages 7 – 10, With the Guidance of Parent or Guardian.  I truly believe that My Confession Handbook Jr. will help prepare and support His little ones to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation with peace and joy, reducing the fear that sometimes accompanies this sacrament, especially the first time.  All for His Glory!

My Confession Handbook, Jr. is a simple handbook with the following components: