1. Examination of Conscience: Take responsibility for what you did wrong, own up.2. Firm Purpose of Amendment: Experience remorse, resolve to be better.3. Confession: Say out loud what you have done, tell the truth.4. Act of Contrition: Apologize sincerely5. Penance: Atone for your actions, make restitution.6. Absolution: Offer forgiveness, make right the wrong.7. Going in Peace: Going in peace means there is atonement.Reconciliation means the parties in conflicthave been brought to a mutual understandingand agree to respect each other and want thebest for each other.A broken relationship is on the mend.
Last Modified on November 27, 2014