Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Vinet, Lucien; Format: Book; p.: ports. ; 19 cm. Results 1 – 7 of 7 I Was a Priest. by VINET (LUCIEN). and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at I Was a Priest. Author: Lucien Vinet Publisher: Canadian Protestant League Publication Year: Vinet examines why some priests left the priesthood and .

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If he does not, he will commit a sacrilege and should he die, he cannot go to heaven. Includes publisher’s original laid-in order form. Ask the seller a question.

A priest was beside her and had just administered to her the sacrament of Extreme-Unction. Luke did not say that the Roman Catholic priests can forgive sins through the mental tortures of auricular confession. Luke, Chapter 5, Verse 21, they will read this:. How strange that St. Her mind and soul are crucified on the altar of Romanism and of its curious and sinful priests. This is not my opinion only but it is the teaching of Christ Himself. The book includes stories and photos of the author, who served as a priest in St.

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Sign up to llucien offers and updates: He alone can give grace and salvation. Confession wzs ruined this child’s soul. Let us review the confessions of a child, a young lady and that of a married woman. The book is prefaced by a letter addressed to Vinet, which reads, in part “I want to thank and congratulate you for your courage and frankness in writing on such a delicate subject.

If we can say that Mass is a fraud of a financial order, it is also true that confession is an imposture of authority by which priests investigate the minds and souls of human beings.

Catalogue Persistent Identifier https: If a son has offended his father and has wandered away to a distant land, the paternal forgiveness it is true, could be extended to this son through the medium of a representative, if the father wishes to do so, but that does not mean that the sins and mistakes of this boy have to be narrated with all their details to the father’s representative in order to receive the paternal forgiveness.


We often heard preachers of religious revivals or missions in the Roman Church tell their audience the following story, in order to impress upon them the necessity ii telling all their sins to the priest in confession without omitting the least detail.

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Outwardly this good old lady had been a devout Roman Catholic and had observed all the prescriptions of her Church. I was a priest.

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Vinft in Death Care for Nonbelievers January 12, 5: Confession, we must admit, has worked wonders in that direction. Auricular confession came into being many w after Christ and is therefore a pure invention of Rome. Find Rare Books Book Value. Roman Catholics know very well that what we disclose is the crude truth. Before she died, however, she managed to collect enough strength and courage to whisper this terrible admission to her confessor: I have hidden a sin in confession since I was a young girl and I never had the courage to declare it.

We have seen men tremble, women faint and children cry when the time to confess their sins to us had come. Your secrets that you have confided to us in confession will be forever kept and never divulged, you may have no fear of that.

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Canadian Protestant League Publication Year: She will tell a strange man secrets which she probably would not dare to reveal to her own husband. We will contact you if necessary. We know so well that your kind souls are tortured to death by this terrible Roman obligation of telling, not only your sins, but also the most intimate secrets of your married life.


I Was a Priest

A lonely toy bear on an empty shop shelf on Christmas Eve in first captured the attention of Michael Bond, who kindly shared Paddington with the world. Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card. She was known to have approached frequently the sacraments of confession and Holy Communion. This story, which is told to impress upon all Roman Catholics the importance of confessing all their sins to the priest, illustrates well lucoen mental tortures and the distortions of conscience brought about in a soul by the spectre of compulsory auricular confessions of sins to a priest, especially by women and young girls.

Can we imagine a merciful Saviour, who forgave sins through His love and blood on the Cross, demanding now that we must confess our sins to a sinful man in order to be forgiven?

The writings support Christianity, but qas a critique of Catholicism specifically. The priest will now hear from a young woman the most secret thoughts and desires of her soul. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video. A book may have more than one first edition in cases They have divided sins into several classes such as “original”, “actual”, “capital”, “venial”, “mortal”, etc.

We have investigated some cases where x confessor learns of the weaknesses of a prospective victim in the confessional. Further information on the Library’s opening hours is available at: Protestant converts — Canada.

Romanism with its system of confession cannot very well be identified with the kindness of the Lord who said: