Do you find yourself being weighed down by the sins of your life?

Take the weight off your shoulders and be freed! Come to the Sacrament of Reconciliation and experience the saving power of God’s love and mercy. Confessing our sins to a priest restores our intimate relationship with God and allows our hearts to be opened to receive the grace, forgiveness, and unconditional love that God so freely offers to us through this Sacrament.

Reconciliation Times 


11:00 am – 12noon (Church)
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Outside – Backlot, Located Rear of Church)


4:00- 6:00 pm (Inside Church, Church Confessionals)

The sacrament of Reconciliation is about the mercy of Jesus Christ. The mercy of the love of Jesus, through this sacrament, breaks the power of shame and hurt of sin and restores our relationship with God. Come, experience the power of the Father’s love for you waiting in the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Need help preparing for reconciliation?

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The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) is celebrated every Wednesday from 6:00-7: 00 pm, Friday from 4:30-6: 00 pm and every Saturday from 3:00-4: 15 pm, as well as by appointment – just contact the Parish Office.

Preparing a Child for First Reconciliation

Sacramental preparation is a time for children and parents to reflect upon, and learn about the great love that God has for us. Reconciliation is the first step in a child’s preparation for First Holy Communion.  OLPH members with a child of age to prepare for this sacrament, please contact the Parish office at 410-747-4334 to speak with the Director of Religious Education.

Extended Hours
Sacrament of Reconciliation for Advent (Nov 27 – Dec 24, 2022):

Every Wednesday from Nov 30 through Dec 21:
11 am – 12 -noon – Church Confessionals
6 – 7 pm – Outside – Back Parking Lot

Every Friday from Dec 2 through Dec 23:
4-6 pm – Church Confessionals

Wednesday, Dec 14: 7 pm, Penance Service
Church Confessionals

Additional Opportunities during Advent:
Monday, Dec 19: 4 -7 pm – Church Confessionals
Tuesday, Dec 20: 4 -7 pm – Church Confessionals

Click here for a complete listing of Advent offerings.


Preparing a Child for Frist Reconciliation 

Sacramental preparation is a time for children and parents to reflect upon, and learn together, about the great love that God has for us. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is the first step in a child’s preparation for First Holy Communion. OLPH members, with children age 7 or older, with prior Catholic Faith Formation, are eligible to prepare for this Sacrament. Please contact Judy Gruel, Director of Religious Education, at the Parish Office, 410-747-4334, or email for further information.

Reconciliation – Lent 2022


Weekly during Lent (Mar 2 – April 8):

Wednesdays: 11 am – 12-Noon (inside the church confessionals)
Wednesdays: 6 pm – 7 pm (outside – backlot)
Fridays: 4 pm- 6 pm (inside the church confessionals)

Lenten Extended Hours
(Inside the Church Confessionals)

Mon., March 28, 4-6 pm
Tues., March 29, 4-6 pm
Sat., April 2, 1-3 pm
Mon., April 4, 4-7 pm
Tues., April 5, 4-7 pm
Tues., April 12, 4-6 pm

Lenten Penance Service
Wed |April 6
7  pm (inside church)

Visiting priests will join Fr. Mike and Fr. Anthony for a Lenten short prayer service followed by opportunities to receive reconciliation. Outdoor Reconciliation will still be offered this evening from 6-7 pm in the parking lot behind the Church.


There will be no Confessions on Wed April 13th

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