WWW-What happened to the Confession?

A few people have asked why the Confession has been omitted from the service in recent weeks. I can assure you that that is not simply a typo! It is traditional, at least in Episcopal churches, to omit the Confession from services during the Easter season. This is done to help remind us that Christ lived, died, and was raised again in order to achieve for us the forgiveness of sin. Because we pointedly remember this great act of forgiveness in Easter season, we do not say the general Confession.

The Confession will be reintroduced into the service on Pentecost, where it will remain until next Easter!


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