"And when he had said this, he breathed on them and
said to them, "Receive the holy Spirit. Whose sins you forgive are forgiven them, and whose sins you retain are retained.”
“Christ instituted the sacrament of Reconciliation for all sinful members of his Church: above all
for those who,
since Baptism, have fallen into grave sin, and have thus lost their baptismal grace and wounded ecclesial
It is to them that the sacrament of Reconciliation offers a new possibility to convert and to recover the
justification.” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1446 and Luke 15).
Reconciliation is Saturday from 3:45 - 4:45 pm or by appointment. Reconciliation services are held one
evening during Advent and one evening during Lent.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation is usually received in second grade.
The child must be baptized, have completed first grade religious education and be
attending second grade religious education classes. The family must be attending Sunday mass regularly.
Celebration of this Sacrament is scheduled in January.