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What is This Sacrament Called?

  • It is called the sacrament of Conversion because it makes sacramentally present Jesus' call to conversion, the first step in returning to the Father from whom one has strayed by sin.
  • It is called the sacrament of Penance, since it consecrates the Christian sinner's personal and ecclesial steps of conversion, penance, and satisfaction.
  • It is called the sacrament of Confession, since the disclosure or confession of sins to a priest is an essential element of this sacrament. In a profound sense it is also a "confession" - acknowledgment and praise - of the holiness of God and of his mercy toward sinful man.
  • It is called the sacrament of Forgiveness, since by the priest's sacramental absolution God grants the penitent "pardon and peace."
  • It is called the sacrament of Reconciliation, because it imparts to the sinner the love of God who reconciles: "Be reconciled to God." He who lives by God's merciful love is ready to respond to the Lord's call: "Go; first be reconciled to your brother."

 

Catechism of the Catholic Church (#1423-14241496)

 
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St. Alphonsa Syro-Malabar
200 S. Heartz Road
P.O Box 1862
Coppell, TX 75019
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Reconciliation Times:
Sun: 7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.


St. Ann Parish (Coppell)
180 Samuel Blvd.
Coppell, TX 75019
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Reconciliation Times:
Sat: After 8:00 a.m. Mass
Tue: 7:00 p.m. (in St. Kilian Chapel)