The first use for the newly revised Order of Penance will be permitted on Ash Wednesday, February 22, 2023. Mandatory use will be the Second Sunday of Easter (Sunday of Divine Mercy), April 16, 2023.
Cards for the Confessional or Catechesis
The following are available as FREE downloads and may be reproduced at the parish on card stock or paper. (Resource design compliments of Barry Mudd of the Archdiocese of Louisville, Region Five.)
(The following free resources are compliments of Rev. Christopher Seibt of the Diocese of Syracuse, Region Two.)
FDLC / USCCB Webinar on the Revised Order of Penance
On October 25, 2022, the FDLC and the USCCB Secretariat for Divine Worship co-sponsored a webinar on the newly revised Order of Penance (see the recording above).
Presenters included Fr. Andrew Menke, Executive Director of the Secretariat and Fr. Rob Spaulding, Director of the Office of Worship in Cheyenne. The webinar examined the changes to the liturgical text and offered a renewed appreciation of the theology of the sacrament.