|You make the Sign of the Cross:||In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen|
|You begin your confession:||Bless me Father, for I have sinned.
This is my first confession.
It has bee (tell how long) since my last confession.
These are my sins:(tell your sins).
|You then say:||For these and all the sins of my life, I am sorry.|
|Priest: Gives you any advice and your penance.|
|You make your Act of Contrition||
O my God,
|Priest: Give the absolution and when he makes the sign of the cross you answer.||Amen|
|Before leaving you say:||Thank you, Father|