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"We cannot communicate with the Lord if we do not communicate with one another. If we want to present ourselves to him, we must also take a step towards meeting one another. To do this, we must learn the great lesson of forgiveness; we must not let the gnawing of resentment work in our soul, but must open our hearts to the magnanimity of listening to others, open our hears to understanding them, eventually to accepting their apologies, to generously offering our own." — Pope Benedict XVI, Homily at Closing of the Twnety-fourth Intalian National Eucharistic Congress, Bari, May 29, 2005..
From A Year with Pope Benedict, XVI, © Libreria Editrice Vaticana. Used with permission. May not be reproduced in any form for commercial purposes.
On this page, you'll find planning resources for your diocese and parishes for promoting the Sacrament of Penance & Reconciliation, based on the Light Is ON For You campaign.
Bishops' Pastoral Exhortation on the Sacrament of Penance & Reconciliation
The USCCB is thankful to the Archdiocese of Washington and Diocese of Arlington for making the Light Is On For You resources available for diocesan use.
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