SERAPHIM HOME DIVINE MERCY APOSTOLATE
Norochin Are all of our
sins—past, present, and future—forgiven once and for all when we become
Christians? Not according to the Bible or the early Church Fathers. Scripture
nowhere states that our future sins are forgiven; instead, it teaches us to
pray, "And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our
debtors" (Matt. 6:12).
The means by which God forgives sins after baptism is confession: "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, and will forgive our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness" (1 John 1:9). Minor or venial sins can be confessed directly to God, but for grave or mortal sins, which crush the spiritual life out of the soul, God has instituted a different means for obtaining forgiveness— the sacrament known popularly as confession, penance, or reconciliation.
Sandy Leong And also by attending Holy Mass....i mean obtaining forgiveness for venial sins.
Pauline Siong The repetition of sins, even of venial sins, can lead to the growth of vice. - 275 The Faith of the Catholic Church (Answering your questions about faith.)
30 June 2012