The sacrament that brings forgiveness of personal sin and reconciliation with God and the members of the Church.
"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.'" (John 20:22-23)
Preparing to Receive for the First Time:
Children attend Family Formation classes that prepare them specifically to receive this sacrament.
Adults attend RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) to learn about the sacrament.
For more information about children receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time, contact Sue Klejeski at 763.757.1148 or email@example.com. To learn more about teens and adults receiving the sacrament, contact Fr. Jim Livingston at 763.757.6910 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opportunities to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconcilation include:
Tuesday 8:30-8:55am, Wednesday 5:00-5:55pm, Thursday 8:30-8:55am, Friday 8:30-8:55am, and Saturdays at 3:30-5:00pm for individual confessions in the Chapel.. Also by appointment; call Fr. Jim Livingston at 763.757.6910.
Penance services are held two times a year with multiple priests (usually during Advent and Holy Week), which involves communal preparation followed by individual confession, absolution, and penance.
Children preparing for First Communion receive the sacrament prior to their First Communion.