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The Little Book of the

mother to me, and obtain for me the favours I have asked of Him. Protect me ever against all my enemies: help and pray for me now and at the hour of my death.


Before going to Confession, be sure to make a careful examination of your conscience. Do this, if possible, alone and in quiet; or do it in the church—there is no better place.

Beg light from God the Holy Ghost to see yourself, as far as may be, as you are in His sight. Call to mind all the sins of deed, word, thought, and omission that you have been guilty of since your last Confession.

If you have examined your conscience daily you will not find this difficult. You may make your examination after the way suggested at page 14.

Remember that through the priest you make your confession to Him who will, you