Confession → Same sins, different day

So you’re frustrated by the fact that you’re repeatedly bringing the same sins to confession every time you go.  First off, it is not uncommon to confess that same sins; we are creatures of habit, and some habits become deeply ingrained.  And habitual practices are hard to change.  Perhaps you’ve developed habits of anger or vanity or procrastination or whatever — these take time, and prayer, and effort, and the grace of God to overcome.

Fr. Mike Schmitz, of Ascension Presents, has some keen insights into why confessing same sin over-and-over again is not such a bad thing!