Please help! Confession question?
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Hello I went to confession this morning and was wondering if the absolution was valid?

I think the priest said "I absolve you from your sins the Father Son and Holy Spirit". He may have said "in the name of" but I don't think I heard it. The priest also wasn't from my country and so he had broken English and he probably meant to say it correctly.

I am wondering if the absolution was valid because I had to confess a few mortal sins so I don't know if I should receive Communion tomorrow at Mass. Would anyone be able to help? Thank you.
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(09-22-2018, 05:07 PM)tradguy Wrote: Hello I went to confession this morning and was wondering if the absolution was valid?

I think the priest said "I absolve you from your sins the Father Son and Holy Spirit".  He may have said "in the name of" but I don't think I heard it.  The priest also wasn't from my country and so he had broken English and he probably meant to say it correctly.  

I am wondering if the absolution was valid because I had to confess a few mortal sins so I don't know if I should receive Communion tomorrow at Mass.  Would anyone be able to help?  Thank

"I absolve you" is certainly a valid formula.
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In fact, IIRC, 'I absolve you' is the actual form of the Sacrament. The rest of the words should be said correctly, but if the Priest said, 'I absolve you', your sins are forgiven.
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#4
It was valid. It sounds like the priest just didn’t enunciate very well.
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Ok thank you guys for your help, very much appreciated!
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