general confession

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  • Info A General Confession, as understood by St. Ignatius of Loyola is a form of Confession whereby one spends 3 to 10 days preparing for a confession of all one's 'sins up to that time.' The main goal of the "general confession" is to turn one's life from one of sin to a more devout one. more...
  • He made a general confession, and began a new life, to the wonder of those who knew him. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 13, Ed. by Blair and Robertson
  • Then he'll make a general confession to his wife. Cited from My New Curate, by P.A. Sheehan
  • By these words he brought the soldier to a general confession. Cited from The Works of John Dryden, Volume 16 (of 18), ed. by Walter Scott
  • I have made a general confession to you; will you give me absolution? Cited from The Love Letters of Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple, 1652-54,Parry
  • My whole life unfolded itself, as in a general confession, before my eyes. Cited from Recollections of My Youth, by Ernest Renan
  • The Indian, after he had said these things, recovered, and a general confession was appointed. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 17, Ed. by Blair and Robertson
  • My general confession had passed off all right. Cited from Marie Claire, by Marguerite Audoux
  • You must choose between a confession to me now, or a general confession in court. Cited from The Living Link, by James De Mille
  • In a single year one father heard forty general confessions; another, fifty; and another, two hundred. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 13, Ed. by Blair and Robertson
  • I do not think that in the whole country there is a single inhabitant who has not made a general confession. Cited from The Makers of Canada: Bishop Laval, by A. Leblond de Brumath
  • And to forget one thing in a general confession they knew was a mortal sin. Cited from Balcony Stories, by Grace E. King
  • This is the rule with regard to our ordinary confessions; but we should sometimes make a general confession. Cited from Baltimore Catechism No. 4 (of 4), by Thomas L. Kinkead
  • Those words should form part of any General Confession to be used in church, since the words used there now have lost their meaning. Cited from In a Green Shade, by Maurice Hewlett
  • On Easter Day we caused them to make a general confession. Cited from Jesuits in North America, by Francis Parkman
  • This my confessors know, who have heard my general confession. Cited from Life of St. Teresa of Jesus, by Teresa of Avila
  • Such a general confession, such a complete unburdening of the soul, it is not in her to make. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. 12, Ed. by Francke
  • I am not one of those who can repeat the General Confession unreservedly. Cited from The Note-Books of Samuel Butler, Samuel Butler #14
  • To him he would make at great length a general confession of his whole life in a voice choking with sobs. Cited from Abbe Mouret's Transgression, by Emile Zola
  • He had been moved, no doubt by heavenly inspiration, to make a general confession only the Sunday previously. Cited from Hubert's Wife, by Minnie Mary Lee
  • Luther had expressed the wish to make a general confession at Rome. Cited from Luther Examined and Reexamined, by W. H. T. Dau
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