6 Things That Happen When You Go To Confession

The spiritual effects of the Sacrament of Penance are:
1. Reconciliation with God by which the penitent recovers grace;
2. Reconciliation with the Church;
3. Remission of the eternal punishment incurred by mortal sins;
4. Remission, at least in part, of temporal punishments resulting from sin;
5. Peace and serenity of conscience, and spiritual consolation;
6. An increase of spiritual strength for the Christian battle.

Catechism of the Catholic Church #1496
Confession Effects of Grace

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