Is penance meant to be a punishment for the sins I just confessed?

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A young listener wonders why something good like prayer would be given as a penance after Confession. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS232 at aNunsLife.org. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon.

Is prayer meant to be a punishment for the sins I just confessed?

AS230 Ask Sister - Just your average sinner, holiest of all, Team Jesus healers

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Topics: Just your average sinner, holiest of all, Team Jesus healers. 

If Jesus will always forgive me, why should I try so hard to be better?

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In this Random Nun Clip, a young listener wonders why she should try so hard to be good when Jesus will forgive her sins anyway. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS230 at aNunsLife.org.

AS228 Ask Sister - Life amid Covid, how to begin bible study, justified by Jesus, sin vs. invitation from God to try new things

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Life amid Covid, bible study beginner, justified by Jesus, sin vs. invitation from God to try new things. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon.

Is it a sin when I don’t stop to help someone in need?

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In this Random Nun Clip, a listener worries that he’s committing a sin when he walks past people who are homeless and doesn’t help them. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS228 at aNunsLife.org.