I went to confession and in the middle of saying my sins the priest interupted me and told me to just confess the “most serious sins”. I was shocked. I had spent time examining my conscience and wanted to confess all the sins I could think of. I complied and I was absolved but I didn’t feel like the sacrament was complete. Is it okay to just confess the “serious sins”?
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*]Why is it important that I confess the number of times I have committed a sin?
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*]The Little Catechism on Confession is a good resource for preparing for confession.