The Sacrament of Comfort
The Sacrament of Penance is essentially a sacrament of humiliation; but secondarily, though not less truly, a sacrament of consolation. Many overlook this altogether; some grasp the former, and yet lose sight of the latter.
From Principles and Practices
Compiled by Rev. J. Hogan of The Catholic Missionary Society
Published by Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd., Publishers To The Holy See
Nihil Obstat; Eduardus J. Mahoney, S.T.D. Censor deputatus.
Imprimatur; Edm. Can. Surmont, Vicarius generalis.
First printed in 1930