The St. Josemaria Institute’s 2016 Winter Conference: Confession – The Sacrament of Mercy video and audio collection is now available online!

The St. Josemaria Institute Conference Video Collections are perfect to watch at home or to bring to your small group. It is a helpful resource for parishes and religious education programs, especially for catechists. We are thrilled to share this video collection with you because we know that you can help to bring these messages into your life and impact those around you.


  • Talk: In this talk from the 2016 St. Josemaria Institute Winter Conference, Fr. Peter Armenio touches on the meaning of sin, penance, and mercy in light of the Gospel and the holy examples of St. Josemaria Escriva, St. John Paul II, and Pope Francis.
  • Q & A Session: Fr. Peter Armenio answers questions from conference participants.
  • Closing Remarks: Fr. James Socias, President of the St. Josemaria Institute, offers closing remarks on the talk and the mission of the St. Josemaria Institute.


Rev. Peter V. Armenio was ordained a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei in 1980. He is the author of several books published by Midwest Theological Forum. He also served as President of the St. Josemaria Institute from 2006 to 2012. He has been working in campus ministry for the past 30 years and is currently a chaplain at The Willows Academy (Des Plaines, IL). He also preaches recollections and gives spiritual direction in Chicago.


  • Submit your information and payment below to download the video and audio collection.
  • Your one-time payment of $10 gives you unlimited access to the three videos and three audio files.
  • Expertly recorded and edited by Blackstone Films, you can watch the presentations or listen to them on the go.
  • The sale of these recordings help to support the mission and ongoing programs of the St. Josemaria Institute.

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Please note: The videos are included with registration for anyone who registered for and attended the 2016 Winter Conference (March 19, 2016).  If you did not receive your exclusive link and password, please contact us at or 630-541-9742.