How to go to confession when you haven’t gone in years

For those who are hesitant to receive the mercy of God, here is a practical guide to the various steps of going to confession.

 

Step 1: Examine your conscience

 

Step 2: Look up the local confession times or schedule a time with the priest

 

Step 3: Go into the confessional or Reconciliation room and start your confession

 

Step 4: Listen to the priest’s consoling words and say your act of contrition

 

Step 5: Bask in the mercy of God and say your penance