Reconciliation

Reconciliation Index Page

Part 1 Introduction

Part 2 History of Reconciliation

Part 3 Current Rites of Reconciliation

Part 4  The Communal Celebration of the Sacrament

Part 5 Individual Celebration of the Sacrament

Part 6 Theological and Pastoral Issues

Part 7 Examples of Celebrations of the Sacrament

Part 8 Interpersonal Forgiveness

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Part 1 Introduction

11 Syllabus:  12:310 Forgiveness and Reconciliation in the Church (Spring 2011)

12  Introduction to Course 12:310, Spring 2011

17  Bibliography

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Part 2 History of Reconciliation

20.  Historical Overview

21. Apostolic [0-399] 

22. Patristic [400-799]

23. Early Medieval [800-1199]

24. Medieval [1200-1299]

25. Late Medieval [1300-1499] 

26. Reformation [1500-1699]

27. After Trent [1700-1899]

28. Before Vatican II [1900-1959]

29. Vatican II [1960-1975]

30. After Vatican II [1975-2050]

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Part 3 Current Rites of Reconciliation

31  The Rite: Introduction

32 The Rite: Chapter Two, Communal Celebration with Individual Confession and Absolution

33 The Rite: Chapter Three, Communal Celebration with General Confession and Absolution

51  The Rite: Chapter One, Rite for Reconciliation of Individual Penitents

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35 The Rite: Appendix II, Penitential Services

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Part 4 Communal Celebration of the Sacrament

40 Table of Contents

41  Gathering

42 Story Telling

43 Reconciling

44 Commissioning

45 Lectionary for Reconciliation: Old Testament Readings

46  Lectionary for Reconciliation: New Testament Readings

47 Lectionary for Reconciliation: Gospels

48 Homily Themes

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Part 5 Individual Celebration of the Sacrament

51 The Rite:  Chapter One

55  The Presider at the Sacrament of Reconciliation

57 Spiritual Direction

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Part 6 Theological and Pastoral Issues

61 Frequency of Reconciliation

62 The Place for the Sacrament

63 Canon Law and Reconciliation

64  Indulgences

66 First Reconciliation and Initiation

67 How to Teach the Sacrament of Reconciliation

68 Conclusions

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Part 7 Examples of Celebrations of the Sacrament

70 Overview of the Rite

 71 Lent (Example A)

72 Lent (Example B)

73 Advent (Example A)

74 Advent (Example B)

75 During a Parish Mission

76 With Children

77 For Franciscans

78 General (Example A)

79 General (Example B)

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Part 8  Interpersonal Forgiveness

81 Interpersonal Forgiveness

82 The Sunflower

83 Divine Forgiveness

 

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