Communal Penance Service

Come and prepare your heart for Christmas by coming to Confession.

Date: December 9, 2019
Time: 7:00pm
Location: St Francis of Assisi Parish

... Communal celebration shows more clearly the ecclesial nature of penance.  The faithful listen together to the word of God, which proclaims his mercy invites them to conversion; at the same time they examine the conformity of their lives with that word of God and help each other through common prayer.  After each person has confessed his sins and received absolution, all praise God together for his wonderful deeds on behalf of the people he has gained for himself through the blood of his Son. ...

Rite of Penance, 22

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