There is a change of mood from the beginning to the end of the ten days of repentance.
A first step toward repairing a wrong
The complete text (in English) for this Yom Kippur reading.
The evening service of Yom Kippur is named after this declaration
Each person must accomplish this individually
Yom Kippur Morning Torah Reading. Yom Kippur Services. Yom Kippur in the Community.
How repentance and confession are related
The two prayers, Ashamnu and Al Chet constitute the Jewish confession.