These aids are, firstly, to ask Him by prayer for help. In return, He promises to give them everything they require. What could be easier?
Secondly, He counsels them to apply His Precious Blood to their souls by frequent Confession. Then they will triumph over all difficulties.
Thirdly, He invites them to receive Him often in the Blessed Eucharist, with all the graces He then bestows.
What could be more delightful than to receive the God of infinite sweetness and mercy and love into their souls? But what does He ask them to do?
Simply to act as good sons to the best of Fathers, to do their duty, to fulfill their obligations. He asks them to be just and upright and pure; not to steal nor kill nor do evil. In a word, He bids them be honest, respectable men and women, not criminals, nor lawbreakers. Could He do more for us? Could He ask less of us?
Confession can cure all sins, but it has a most especial power in eradicating impurity, in healing weak fallen nature and in restoring to man his native strength and purity.
One can never repeat too often that Confession was given not only to pardon sin, but to cure it, to drag it out by the roots from the soul.
Therefore, frequent Confession-weekly Confession is the great bulwark against sin!
Priests can never insist too much with their penitents, young and old, on the necessity of going to weekly Confession.
Mothers and fathers, and teachers of every kind, should do everything in their power to induce children to make a lifelong practice of frequent Confession.
The writer has conferred with many experienced confessors, and all, without exception, agree that no vice is so gross, so deep-rooted, so vicious that it will not yield to frequent Confession-----all the more so since, after Confession, the penitents receive God Himself in Holy
Fr. Paul O'Sullivan, O.P., THE SECRET OF CONFESSION, Tan Books, pp. 76-78; 92-93.
My Brothers Frequent Confession will ensure that you, "Never Leave A Soul Behind" especially yours