Posts about confession

The Prayer Team

Daily Devotion: We Sin Every Day

Pray then like this: Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name. Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this…

Nov 06, 2015
The Prayer Team

Forgive Others and Yourself

And when Jesus had said this, He breathed on them (the disciples) and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, they…

Oct 16, 2015
Orthodox Family & Faith

Children and Confession

Does a second grader need to know about confession or are they too innocent? In this episode, Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Alexander Goussetis, pastor of…

Aug 10, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Am I Forgiven?

​What is and isn’t forgive​n​? Fr. Christodoulos returns to discuss the sacrament of Holy Confession with Fr. Chris and answers the questions:…

Jun 26, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Confession vs. Counseling

​Confession? Counseling?  How do you choose?  We’ve invited Dr. Randa Anderson with the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) ( to…

May 22, 2015
Come Receive the Light

The Benefits of a Father Confessor

​Is temptation the same as committing the sin? Archimandrite Christodoulos (Papadeas)​,​ the IEROKYRIX (Preacher/Confessor) of the Greek Orthodox…

May 13, 2015
The Sounding

When We Find Ourselves on the Floor

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your merciful love. -Psalm 50:1 This psalm appears again and again in our worship, throughout the cycle of daily…

Mar 25, 2015
The Sounding

Creed and Confessions in the Orthodox Church

Q: I am interested in the “synod of Jerusalem” held in the 17th century, and in a book called the “Diocletian Confession,” I think. It was the…

Mar 02, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Are You Scared of Confession?

Does the thought of confession terrify you? You’ve never been? During the Lenten Season, we are encouraged to participate in the sacrament of confession,…

Feb 27, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Confessing Sin to a Loving God

​Have you made any resolutions for the New Year? Are you hoping to put the old year behind you? This week, we have the first of many discussions with…

Jan 09, 2015