Teachings from the Catholic Church

Here are some basic teachings about the Sacrament of Penance from the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

How can we prepare for the Sacrament of Penance?
The reception of this sacrament ought to be prepared for by an examination of …

Scripture of the Day

Click here to read or listen to the Scripture of the Day. (Note: This link will take you to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops).…

Bishop Noonan’s Message for Lent 2013

My Sisters and Brothers in Christ,

Lent is a time, in the words of Pope Benedict XVI, when “we prepare to celebrate the event of the Cross and Resurrection – in which the Love of God redeemed the world and …

Papal Message for Lent 2013

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

The celebration of Lent, in the context of the Year of Faith, offers us a valuable opportunity to meditate on the relationship between faith and charity: between believing in God?the God of Jesus Christ?and love, which …

Examination of Conscience/Questions for Reflection

If possible, prepare yourself for confession with regularity, not allowing too much time to pass. Prepare your confession in a climate of prayer, responding to these questions under the gaze of God, seeing him as the one you can go …

What to Expect When I Attend?

What Can I Expect to Find When I Attend Day of Reconciliation?

  • Check with the parish of your choice to see what time they are offering the Sacrament of Penance.
  • Priests will be available to hear individual confessions and offer