Those who approach the sacrament of Penance obtain pardon from God's mercy for the offense committed against him, and are, at the same time, reconciled with the Church which they have wounded by their sins and which by charity, by example, and by prayer labors for their conversion.

Catechism of the Catholic Church 1422

Frequently asked questions

How do I prepare for my first Confession?

First Confession preparation is handled in our religious education programs as part of the process of preparing children for the First Holy Communion. To prepare for first confession and first communion, please see our other ' Sacrament' pages. ​

How can I get in contact with a priest?

The priests of St. Mary Parish can be contacted through the parish secretary (203) 562-6193 or through the ' Contact Us' Page.

When can I attend Confession?

See Parish ' Home' for confession times.