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Why is the penitential rite important to Catholics?

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02/09/2015

The penitential rite in the Mass forgives all venial sins of anyone who is participating in it, who is already free of all mortal sin(previously confessed in individual confession with a priest), thus preparing them to participate in the Eucharist more worthily.

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The penitential rite in the Mass forgives all venial sins of anyone who is participating in it, who is already free of all mortal sin (previously confessed in individual confession with a priest), thus preparing them to participate in the Eucharist more worthily.