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Reconciliation

What is it?: The Lord gave us Reconciliation (Confession or Sacrament of Penance) as a means of being cleansed of our sins and being united with Him and the Church.

When can I go to Confession?: The Sacrament of Penance is routinely scheduled on Saturday afternoons from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m.

Do I have to sit face to face?: No. Our confessionals provide for face-to-face if you prefer, but you can also receive the sacrament from behind a screen.

How often should I go to Confession?: Catholics are encouraged to receive the sacrament of Reconciliation regularly, at least during Lent and in preparation for Christmas. By Church Law, those conscious of serious sin must confess as soon as possible and may not receive our Lord in Holy Communion until they have received absolution sacramentally.