During his public life Jesus not only forgave sins, but also made plain the effect of this forgiveness: he reintegrated forgiven sinners into the community of the People of God from which sin had alienated or even excluded them. A remarkable sign of this is the fact that Jesus receives sinners at his table, a gesture that expresses in an astonishing way both God’s forgiveness and the return to the bosom of the People of God. CCC 1443
Read more about what the Catholic Church teaches about the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation here.
Reconciliation: Confession is available on Saturday from 4:15PM to 4:45PM and Sunday from 9:15AM to 9:45AM. Father Robert is also available at other times by appointment. Check the bulletin for our next Parish Reconciliation Service.
If you need a little push or perhaps a refresher, you may enjoy this:
Reading through an Examination of Conscience is a time-honored means of preparing for Confession. Here are some suggestions:
For adults: Examination of Conscience
For children: An Examination of Conscience for Children