Frightened of confession

I suffer from panic attacks and have not been to church in years. I would like to go to confession, but do not know what to say or do. Do I list all the venial sins at once? I am silly to be so afraid. I might say the wrong thing. Thanks so much for the help.

Sandra Samuels

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