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9/22/2013 9:30:00 AM
Lack of confession = priest shortage
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Young people go to confession during World Youth Day in Brazil.
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Young people go to confession during World Youth Day in Brazil.

To the Catholic Sentinel:

Are we crazy or what? We pray for vocations but avoid Confession.  If we won’t go to Confession, why do we need priests? Maybe at bottom the “vocations crisis” is a withdrawal of Jesus Christ from a very self-satisfied people.

Lee Gilbert, Milwaukie





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