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Lent 2018: Undo the Knots in Your Life


The Sacrament of Reconciliation, or Confession, brings about a change of heart through God’s mercy and forgiveness. Experience the Lord’s compassion through the Sacrament of Penance at St. James during Lent. 

Confession schedule:

  • Fridays: 11:15-11:45am
  • Saturdays: 3:30-4:30pm  and 7:30-8:00pm
    (except Holy Saturday)
  • Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00pm
    February 21 through March 28
  • Holy Week Confessions are:
    Holy Monday, March 26 10:00am-11:30am
    Holy Tuesday, March 27 10:00am-11:30am
    Holy Wednesday, March 28 6:30-8:00pm
    No Confession on Holy Thursday
    Good Friday, March 30 10:30am-11:30am
    Holy Saturday, March 31 9:30am-10:30am
    (except Holy Saturday)

Visit for more resources, including a Guide to Confession. Download a printable guide to the sacrament or save the pew card and examen to your phone or tablet for easy reference. 

“The light of our Lord’s mercy is always available in the Sacrament of Reconciliation and pierces the darkness of sin.  With great trust, may we confidently approach Jesus who awaits us and experience His mercy in this sacred Season of Lent and always.”
–Bishop Burbidge, Diocese of Arlington

“How many times in my pastoral ministry have I heard it said, ‘Father, I have many sins,’ & I have always pleaded, ‘Don’t be afraid; go to him; he is waiting for you; he will take care of everything.’ We hear many offers from the world around us, but let us take up God’s offer instead: his is a caress of love.” –Pope Francis, Homily, Basilica of St. John Lateran, Divine Mercy Sunday, April 7, 2013.