After sixteen years, can I return to the Church?


#1

For the past sixteen years I have been living a sinful secular life. I received my baptism, First Communion, and confirmation in the Catholic Church when I was younger. What is the process that I need to go through to come back to the Catholic Church?


#2

Whether it be six or sixteen or sixty-six years, it is never too late to return to the Church. Since you have received all of the initiatory sacraments, all that is required is confession. Welcome home!

Recommended reading:

The Little Catechism on Confession
Could You Ever Come Back to the Catholic Church? by Lorene Hanley Duquin


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