Reconciliation

First Reconciliation
Boys: Tuesday, 4th april 2017 at 7.30pm
Girls: Thursday 6th April 2017 at 7.30pm
Individual Confession
Saturday: 11.30am – 12.30am & 6.30pm
Eves of Holy Days & First Fridays: 10.30am
Parish of the Annunciation Rathfarnham ReconciliationCommunal Reconciliation Services during Advent and Lent
The Sacrament of Reconciliation is a common name used for the Sacrament of Confession. Whereas “Confession” stresses the action of the believer in the sacrament, “Reconciliation” stresses the action of God, whose love for us surpasses anything we may have done. God is not out to catch us in our sin but is intent on reaching out and hanging on to us in spite of our sin. Reconciliation (and the new Rite is careful to point this out) is not just a matter of getting rid of sin. Nor is its dominant concern what we, the penitents, do. The important point is what God does in, with and through us.
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