What should you do when you forget what your penance is?


#1

Hey everyone. The other day I went to Confession and Fr. Ray gave me a penance but I don't remember what it is. A lot of times he gives me a penance of 3 Our Fathers and so that is what I did. Is that good enough or what should I do?


#2

Yes that is fine for now.

Since you know him by name --it sounds like you go to him normally --so in the next confession tell him you forgot the last penance.


#3

[quote="Bookcat, post:2, topic:330565"]
Yes that is fine for now.

Since you know him by name --it sounds like you go to him normally --so in the next confession tell him you forgot the last penance.

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Oh okay. I'll do that. And yes, I do know him by name. He's my Spiritual Director. :)


#4

[quote="Holly3278, post:3, topic:330565"]
Oh okay. I'll do that. And yes, I do know him by name. He's my Spiritual Director. :)

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Then* easy*.

No worries.


#5

[quote="Holly3278, post:1, topic:330565"]
Hey everyone. The other day I went to Confession and Fr. Ray gave me a penance but I don't remember what it is. A lot of times he gives me a penance of 3 Our Fathers and so that is what I did. Is that good enough or what should I do?

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It is not a sin to forget what your penance was. Doing any other penance is okay.


#6

Thank you everyone. I really appreciate your advice! :thumbsup:


#7

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