Five Steps to Forgiveness: A Catholic's How-To Guide to Letting Go, Healing, and Moving Forward

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Five Steps to Forgiveness: A Catholic's How-To Guide to Letting Go, Healing, and Moving Forward

Podcast-style audio course -
Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
First Consultor,
(5 customer reviews)
Includes Free Study Guide
Audio Download + Subscription
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Find how to forgive freely and release the burden of past pains.

For the Christian, forgiveness is absolutely essential. Jesus said, “If you forgive others their transgressions, your heavenly Father will forgive you. But if you do not forgive others, neither will your Father forgive your transgressions” (Matthew 6:14-15). Jesus himself forgave unconditionally from the cross, and we are called to be like Christ and forgive generously and sincerely. The question is often how to forgive. Now, this series answers that central question.

Forgiveness is a gift given to us by God; it helps us let go of the past and move into a brighter future. Now, Humanitas Prize chairman Fr. Frank Desiderio helps you discover the power of forgiveness. You will discover a spirituality of forgiveness that is rooted in human nature and reaches to the divine for inner healing. In this lively series, you will learn the five steps to let go. By practicing them, you will be able to move beyond your past and look back with some peace. Fr. Desiderio also demonstrates how the Sacrament of Reconcilia

Find how to forgive freely and release the burden of past pains.

For the Christian, forgiveness is absolutely essential. Jesus said, “If you forgive others their transgressions, your heavenly Father will forgive you. But if you do not forgive others, neither will your Father forgive your transgressions” (Matthew 6:14-15). Jesus himself forgave unconditionally from the cross, and we are called to be like Christ and forgive generously and sincerely. The question is often how to forgive. Now, this series answers that central question.

Forgiveness is a gift given to us by God; it helps us let go of the past and move into a brighter future. Now, Humanitas Prize chairman Fr. Frank Desiderio helps you discover the power of forgiveness. You will discover a spirituality of forgiveness that is rooted in human nature and reaches to the divine for inner healing. In this lively series, you will learn the five steps to let go. By practicing them, you will be able to move beyond your past and look back with some peace. Fr. Desiderio also demonstrates how the Sacrament of Reconciliation can serve as a model to restore an estranged human relationship.

A future free of grudges, guilt, and anger can be yours when you commit to seeking God’s help in granting forgiveness. Fr. Desiderio’s wisdom and prayerful guidance will help you achieve freedom. You will find this series invaluable.

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This course was previously published as Letting Go: Five Steps to Forgiveness

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Fr. Frank Desiderio, C.S.P., is the former Chairman of the Humanitas Prize and the first consultor to the president of the Paulist Fathers. Previously, he served as the president of Paulist Productions, where he produced documentaries, movies for television, and video content for internet distribution. He was the executive producer for projects for the History Channel, ABC/ Paramount, and A&E.
Fr. Desiderio’s documentary, The Big Question: A Film about Forgiveness (2009), won Best Documentary at the Breckenridge Film Festival and Santa Fe Metaphysical Film Festival. After working on this film, he began his current ministry of forgiveness and reconciliation. Holding advanced degrees in communications management and theology, he has taught courses on preaching at The Catholic University of American and Washington Theological Union, and he served as Director of Campus Ministry at the University Catholic Center at UCLA.

  • Let Go: The Spirituality of Forgiveness, a How To Guide
  • Are Some Things Unforgivable?
  • What Forgiveness Is and Is Not
  • How Do We Let Go?
  • Why We Don’t Want to Forgive
  • The Big Forgives
  • Look Deeply at What Went Wrong
  • Empathy for the Other Is the Key
  • Tell the Story Differently
  • Give Forgiveness Freely
  • One Day at a Time
  • The Art of Reconciliation

5 reviews for Five Steps to Forgiveness: A Catholic’s How-To Guide to Letting Go, Healing, and Moving Forward

  1. Pastor Bill

    One of the Best

    These series of lectures on how to let go of past hurt and find forgiveness are some of the best I’ve encountered. A real treasure.

  2. Sister Norma Zanieski, CSJ, Baden, PA

    *

    It’s his manner of delivery and content.

  3. John D., USA

    Winter Survey: January 2017

    My favorite Now You Know course is Letting Go: Five Steps To Forgiveness. Brilliant insights, well organized and good speaker. Really helpful spirituality for real life.

  4. Patrick W., OH

    Spring Survey: April 2017

    It was thoughtful and articulate.

  5. Sandra F., MI

    Summer Survey: July 2017

    I needed it to learn forgiveness and to let go of worries and regret over past mistakes.

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