Lay confession is confession in the religious sense, made to a lay person.
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... in their liturgical rubrics, or both) that confession must be made to a priest ... churches make provision for individual confession to a deacon or lay person when a priest is not available ... If a deacon or a lay person hears a confession, a declaration of forgiveness may be made in the form provided" ...
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“The confession of our failings is a thankless office. It savours less of sincerity or modesty than of ostentation. It seems as if we thought our weaknesses as good as other peoples virtues.”
—William Hazlitt (17781830)
“For no one can lay any foundation other than the one that has been laid; that foundation is Jesus Christ.”
—Bible: New Testament, 1 Corinthians 3:11.