I Lied At Confession

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    This Takes Me Back.

    I went to a Catholic school and I was sooo boring as a child.   I didn't lie, cheat, swear or steal.  So, I would lie to the priest during confession saying things like "I got smart with my parents" or "I lied."  Looking back now, that...
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Nov 19, 2007

    Well...it Was More Like "Withheld the Whole Truth"...

    I was a very shame-ridden little kid.  I held myself to high moral standards because I didn't really believe in forgiveness, even though the Church said "if you ask God for forgiveness, you will get it."  I thought that notion was absurd, because then that...
    solarxmoon solarxmoon
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 4, 2007


    the name of this group really cracked me up , than I quickly remembered one of the very first times I actually went to confession I lied. I went in and was quite nervous. I remember them saying that there was a screen and it was anonymous but duh, one word from the priest and you...
    cuckyboy4u cuckyboy4u
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Nov 9, 2010

    I Was Good=]

    I lied at confession.... I was a little kid, I didn't do anything wrong, I kept to myself I never cussed I never even talked. I had nothing to confess about. haha oh well=]
    cementerygates cementerygates
    16-17, F
    17 Responses Mar 5, 2008

    In Elementry School We Were Fo...

    In elementry school we were forced to go, once a month!     I never knew what to say, so I would tell the priest that I lied, and stole and cheated all the time.   LOL.     I always got so nervous that I felt i had to say...
    chateone chateone
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 12, 2007

    Too Ashamed To Confess

    I don't remember any time in my life, from the time I was the tiniest child, when I wasn't a cross dresser. Women's clothing and behavior has been a fascination for me from the get-go. I always knew I had to hide it, but the guilt and sin aspects didn't kick in until puberty. I...
    aprilrose aprilrose
    61-65, T
    Dec 5, 2010

    Ha, Ha, This Is Funny!!

    I didn't really lie... I just didn't tell some things.. Ha ha, and once a priest told ME HIS problems and sins, this was pretty funny... And once a priest wasn't in the mood to listen my sins, so he just told me what I have to pray and God will forgive me. He even prayed some...
    misunderztood misunderztood
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jan 14, 2008

    Put On the Spot

    I was only 7 but remember it like it was yesterday......We had to go to Confession every week and it was hard to think of sins to confess.... I entered the Confessional said the " Bless me father for I have sinned...." and couldn't think of what I had done...I started...
    caroli9 caroli9
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Jan 9, 2007


    Sooo, when did Jesus ever say to confess your sins to a priest? I thought he just said that "ask and it is forgiven" to God the Father alone?
    breathePeaceLove breathePeaceLove
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 15, 2011

    Hahaha Sinless!!!

    when i was in primary school, my school tried to stick to a programme of a fortnightly confession (it lasted about 4 months) - we used to have to go to confession every 2 weeks when the priest came to the school - i used to get so sick of going in there and saying "it...
    shadowfairy shadowfairy
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 31, 2007

    What Child Could Possibly Sin That Much?

    I was raised Roman Catholic. It was utterly ridiculous that confession was mandatory.To satiate the perverted needs of the hierophants, I fabricated sins every week and never did penance.By the age of fifteen, I became a non-ritualistic Wicca.Ha!
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid
    8 Responses Mar 7, 2013

    Your Turn

    one day when i was 6 and my broather was 3  we weere doing some thing i dont remember what but my mom was sooo mad at us that she called us out to the kithen i noticed right away thet the wooden spoon was out on the counter she said to me skye come over here but instead of...
    spyro2009 spyro2009
    Aug 3, 2011
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