Reconciliation

So whoever is in Christ is a new creation: the old things have passed away; behold, new things have come.

- 2 Corinthians 5:17-19

A Guide to Confession

1. You always have the option to go to confession anonymously, that is, behind a screen or face to face, if you so desire.

2. After the priest greets you in the name of Christ, make the sign of the cross. He may choose to recite a reading from Scripture, after which you say: "Bless me Father for I have sinned. It has been (state how long) since my last confession. These are my sins."

3. Tell your sins simply and honestly to the priest. You might even want to discuss the circumstances and the root causes of your sins and ask the priest for advice or direction.

4. Listen to the advice the priest gives you and accept the penance from him. Then make an Act of Contrition for your sins.

5. The priest will then dismiss you with the words of praise: "Give thanks to the Lord for He is good. You respond: "For His mercy endures forever." The priest will then conclude with:"The Lord has freed you from your sins. Go in peace." And you respond by saying: "Thanks be to God."

6. Spend some time with Our Lord thanking and praising Him for the gift of His mercy. Try to perform your penance as soon as possible.

The sacrament of Reconciliation

Nothing brings greater comfort than coming to the Lord in the Sacrament of Reconciliation or Confession. Whether it has been one week or many years since your last confession, make yourself available to the comfort, mercy and forgiveness of the sacrament.

Confession Schedule

Confessions are offered 30 minutes before every weekend Mass or by appointment.  We hold special Confession times prior to Christmas and Easter. For the most up to date information, visit our calendar page.

An Act of Contrition

Oh my God,
I am sorry for my sins with all my heart.
In choosing to do wrong
And failing to do good,
I have sinned against you
whom I should love above all things.
I firmly intend, with your help,
to do penance,
to sin no more,
and to avoid whatever leads me to sin.
Our Savior Jesus Christ
suffered and died for us.
In His name, my God, have mercy. Amen.

Office Hours

Please contact our parish office with any questions or for assistance.

Monday through Thursday,

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, 
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon

Current Bulletin

Sacraments:


Arrangements for Baptism, Matrimony, Anointing of the Sick, and the reception of Holy Communion at home may be made at our parish office.

Church and Parish Office:


5194 Cold Spring Creamery Road
Doylestown, PA 18902
  
 

Phone: (267) 247-5374
Fax: (267) 247-5402

E-mail: info@olguadalupe.org

Parish Rectory:


Ash Mill Road
Doylestown, PA 18902

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MASS SCHEDULE

Weekly Mass Times:


Saturday - 5:00 pm (Vigil)
Sunday - 8:00 am, 9:30 am

and 11:00 am
 

Monday through Saturday 8:00 am

Inclement Weather Policy

Holy Days Mass Times:


8:00 am, 12:00 noon and 7:00 pm

Confessions:

Half hour before each weekend

Mass, until 10 minutes before

Mass begins.
 

  • Anytime by appointment

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