Rite of Penance
Resources for Advent
Resources for the Rite of Penance
Form 1 — Rite for Reconciliation of Individual Penitents
Resources for supporting Form 1
- Guide for Adults preparing for the Sacrament (pdf)
- Guide for Children preparing for the Sacrament (pdf)
- ‘Celebrating the Sacrament of God’s love and mercy…’
- These participation aids are intended to be printed back to back on A3 sheets of card, and then cut and folded into concertina squares (with title page at front).It may be preferable to take the card for printing to local printer or copy shop.
- These cards offer a guide to the first Form of the Rite, and include the basic texts and simple commentary.
- Scripture cards (pdf)
- Cards to assist penitents in using Scripture as part of their preparation for celebration of the Sacrament.
- Downloadable A4 pages, intended to be printed out back to back on A5 cards
Form — Rite for Reconciliation of Several Penitents with Individual Confession and Absolution2
- Resources for Advent Celebration of Form 2
- Celebrating Reconciliation (pdf)
- Resources for Advent Penitential Service — Form II
Guidance and resources, including a sample service for parish use.
- Resources for family celebration
- A Family Reconciliation Service for Advent (pdf)
- A simple pattern for a non-sacramental family celebration of reconciliation.