From the Pastor

A New Heart

02-18-2018Fr. Don Kline, V.F.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Many people suffer from a troubled conscience. So what is the remedy? Can we actually ask God to give us a new heart? I have had conversations that sound a lot like this one. “I am simply confused…and scared…I do not want to go to hell, and I have worried about this and felt hopeless for long enough. Is it a Mortal Sin to… (you fill in the blank)? I have felt worthless and beat myself up over this issue for a long time now and I would just like some peace but I feel so guilty. I know God forgives me by I still feel awful.”


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