A Question About Penance
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If it's something you do daily, give it a month.  If it's something you do weekly, give it three months.  If it's something you do monthly, give it six months.  Also, find a confessor who will give you penances that have a definite beginning and end.  Things that don't have a specific beginning or end (such as, "start going to daily Mass," or "spend some time each day meditating on the gift of the Eucharist) are often good things to do, but those are better tips for spiritual direction rather than penances.  Sometimes, confessors blur those lines a bit.  Find a spiritual director and confessor who will give you a specific thing to do with a definite beginning and end for penances, and who will give you things like this simply as recommendations to develop your spiritual life.
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A Question About Penance - by PrairieMom - 02-28-2015, 12:43 AM
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