While this article: A Confess-a-thon is Coming is mostly for Springfield, MA Catholics, it is a good reminder to all of the importance of going to Confession. Find out when your local parishes are offering Confession this Lenten season and be sure to go.
Yes, it is hard. It is humbling. It is also very worth it. You will feel much better leaving than you did going in. We can all use a good soul cleaning on a regular basis. We clean the outside of our bodies. How much more important it is to clean the part of us destined to live forever.