Lent is the perfect time to celebrate the Sacrament of Penance. Also go to http://www.blackfencatholic.org/?page_id=203#2 for helpful leaflets to assist you to examine your conscience and celebrate the sacrament.
Have you ever asked or been asked,”Why should I confess my sins to someone else, If I can just confess them to God directly?”
Of course, you can confess your sins to God anytime you want. And God forgives you if you are truly sorry.
When you confess your sins to a priest, however, you are not just telling some guy what you did wrong. In order to understand why confessing your sins to a priest is different (and important), you need to exercise your faith in the teaching of the Church.
The following video explains this clearly and effectively:
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