Pitra Rome, — A confessor simply found the confessed sin in his penitential and prescribed the written penance. Ex epi- stola Clementis papae Epist. IV, para.
Paul the apostle says that we are not able to pray after having had sexual relations with our wives. Sex is good natural sex, of course, not the same-sex filth that makes even the demons turn away their gaze. In sixth-century Gaul, Caesarius of Arles did.
Jansenist priests were known never to say Mass; others considered it a matter of principle to reduce reception of the Sacraments to a minimum, so that Catholics were found who had not made their First Communion by the age of catholic abstinence from sex before communion in Sarnia.
I have read that this, though still advisable, is not required under current law. Leonine Prayers Recessional hymn. Antiphon William E.