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 Confession
Confession

 The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) is offered throughout the week and by appointment with the priest.  Times are:

  • Individual Confessions:
    • Wed-Fri: 4:45pm-5:10pm
    • Saturday: 11am-Noon (always and without exception)
    • Other times, as listed
  • Communal Penance Services:
    • Wednesday of Holy Week: 7:00p
    • Wednesday before Christmas: 7:00p

The normal time of preparation for one's first Confession is immediately before one's first Communion (age 7, or 2nd Grade).  Adults or adolescent children who have not yet made their first Confession and Communion should contact a priest directly for preparation.  

The Catholic Church requires ALL Catholics to confess their mortal (serious) sins at least once per year.  Regular confession, and the confession of venial (less than serious) sins are highly encouraged for spiritual growth.  

Are you wondering how to go to confession?  Here is how in English and in Spanish.  Here is one for children.  Here are also some tips on making a good confession.

    St. Mary's Cathedral
    112 S Cedar St.  Grand Island, NE 68801
    PH: (308) 384-2523 | FAX: (308) 384-2527
    Office Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30a.m. - 4:30p.m.
    Email:
    office@stmarysgi.com

    St. Mary's Immigration Program/Programa de Inmigración
    PO Box 938 | Grand Island, NE 68802-0938
    PH: (308) 381-2855 | FAX: (308) 381-2925
    Office Hours: Tues-Fri 9:00a.m. - Noon & 1:00p.m. - 5:30p.m.
    Saturday: By appointment only ~ Sunday ~ Closed