Advent penitential celebrations (with confession) across our diocese

By November 25, 2019 December 9th, 2019 Enriching faith

During the Advent season many parishes will gather together to hold Penitential Celebrations, to facilitate and encourage celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation (confession). You can find a schedule of penitential services below. As well, the Christmas Mass times for many parishes are posted at: rcdos.ca/Christmas

Resources for going to confession:

Information on Confession (Sacrament of Reconciliation) and how to celebrate: Come to Confession

The Beauty of Mercy – Pope Francis and Confession

Below is a schedule of Advent Penitential and Confession times and places, submitted by a number of parishes in our diocese – both within Saskatoon and in parishes located outside the city.

Parishes located in the City of Saskatoon (listed by date):

  • 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 Adoration and Confession at St. John Bosco, 1202 Avenue O South
  • 3:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 Advent penitential, with Adoration and Confession at St. Francis Xavier, 222 Willow Street (corner of Melrose Avenue and Hilliard Street)
  • 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 at Holy Spirit, 114 Kingsmere Place
  • 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Our Lady of Lourdes, 1235-12th St. (Additional confession times: 30 minutes before every Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes)
  • 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 at St. Michael, #13-33rd Street East (Additional confession times: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. SATURDAYS at St. Peter the Apostle, 1121 Northumberland Avenue)
  • 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 at St. Philip Neri, 1902 Munroe Ave. S.
  • 7:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20 at Cathedral of the Holy Family, 123 Nelson Road.
  • 7:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20 at St. Anne, 217 Lenore Drive (Additional confession times: every Wednesday from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.)
  • 7:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20 at St. Joseph, 535 – 8th Street East (Additional confession times: half hour before Mass)

Parishes located outside the City of Saskatoon (listed alphabetically, by community):