The event underlines the value of Confession and the paternal mercy of God.
The ‘24 Hours for the Lord’ initiative is a moment of grace which invites the entire Church community to celebrate the sacrament of Reconciliation in the context of Eucharistic adoration.
Irish dioceses embraced the Holy Father’s Year of Mercy.
New pastoral guidelines on the Sacrament of Confession from the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelisation.
Special opportunities will be available in dioceses for prayer and confession over today and tomorrow.
"People need to see confession as something that can make their lives whole again."
Purely verbal approach to repentance is not enough says President of Maynooth.
Aim of prayer action is to have at least one church in every diocese open to offer confession.