Friday, 8 July 2016

The Catholic Church Alone. The One True Church of Christ. Part 103.

SIX VOLUMES IN ONE
BY THE DISTINGUISHED EXPONENTS OF CATHOLICISM
REV. HENRY DODRIDGE, D. D.
REV. HENRY EDWARD MANNING, D. D.
REV. F. LEWIS, of Granada
REV. STEPHEN KEENAN
REV. BERNARD VAUGHAN, S. J.
REV. THOMAS N. BURKE, O. P.


Q. Which are the ceremonies of the sacrament of penance, and the signification of them ?

A. The penitent kneels, to show his humility; the priest stretches his hands upon the penitent, to signify the grace he receives: the penitent confesses his sins, as a token of contrition.