Watch: Bishop Boyea on Seven Means of Repentance: Part 7: Penance and Confession

Welcome to the concluding episode of Bishop Boyea’s Seven Means of Repentance as found in the works of Origen (185-254 AD).

Origen was one of the greatest theologians of the early Church, in his Commentary on the Book of Leviticus, wrote about seven means of repentance, of doing penance for our sins, ultimately leading up to Confession to a priest.

“In these behaviors, Origen is trying to help us convert from our sins and turn our hearts, minds, and souls to God,” says Bishop Boyea.

In today’s final episode he looks at penance and confession as a means of repentance. Meanwhile, for the times of Advent Confessions across the Diocese of Lansing go to: