How do I answer my son's questions about the necessity of Confession?

My 19 y/o son questions the importance/necessity of confessing his sins to a Priest. We are practicing Catholics, attend Holy Mass regularly and are active in our Parish…We’ve raised our chidren (4) in the faith. My son attends Mass w/out having to be pushed…but has shared his concerns regarding confession to me…would appreciate any suggestions here…

The following links should provide you with some helpful information for discussing Confession with your son. If you have any further questions, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

Recommended Reading:

Confession
The Forgiveness of Sins

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