Repentance means change of mind, and change of attitude in a person’s life. Repentance is the first word of God to the first humans, and the first and last word of the Lord and of the Forerunner.
Is repentance real? Can any Catholic repent, regardless of how egregious their behavior? Looking at New Yorkers who have turned from sin, and those who want to, we will delve into the mystery of God’s forgiveness, and how repentance works in New Yorker’s lives. Does repentance guarantee forgiveness from God? What about those whose lives were affected? How can priests and the Church support this process?