Local Confession Schedule


One of our good friends, Sean, put together a list of scheduled confessions for the local area (East Bay, Solano County, Napa, etc.). Below, you'll find the list, as well as his words of encouragement to participate in this joyful sacrament:
As you know, any time is a great time to go to Confession, but the Season of Lent is a particularly fitting time to examine your conscience, reevaluate the choices you have made, repent of your sins, and resolve to love God with all your being and to follow Him wholeheartedly.
If you would like to go to Confession, here are some upcoming opportunities to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. 
Note: The Confession opportunities below are in addition to each parish's regular Confession times which are usually on Saturday afternoons.
  • March 24 - 7:00pm at St. Mary's Parish (350 Stinson Avenue, Vacaville)
  • March 25 - 7:30pm at Queen of All Saints Parish (2390 Grant Street, Concord)
  • March 25 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm at St. Vincent Ferrer (816 Santa Clara Street, Vallejo)
  • March 25 - 10:00am to 12:00pm3:00pm to 5:00pm8:00pm to 9:00pm at Carmelite House of Prayer (20 Mt. Carmel Drive, Oakville)
  • March 27 - 6:30pm at St. Joseph's Parish (1791 Marshall Road, Vacaville)
  • March 27 - After 7:30am and 9:00am Masses and from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at St. Joseph's Parish (837 Tennent Avenue, Pinole)
  • March 27 - 10:00am to 12:00pm3:00pm to 5:00pm8:00pm to 9:00pm at Carmelite House of Prayer(20 Mt. Carmel Drive, Oakville)
  • March 28 - 3:30pm at Christ the King Parish (199 Brandon Road, Pleasant Hill)
  • March 30 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm and 4:45pm to 5:45pm at St. Catherine of Siena Parish (3450 Tennessee Street, Vallejo)
  • March 30 - 7:00pm at St. Joseph's Parish (1791 Marshall Road, Vacaville)
  • March 30 - 7:30pm at St. Patrick's Parish (825 7th Street, Rodeo)
  • March 30 - 10:00am to 12:00pm3:00pm to 5:00pm8:00pm to 9:00pm at Carmelite House of Prayer (20 Mt. Carmel Drive, Oakville)
  • March 31 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm and 4:45pm to 5:45pm at St. Catherine of Siena Parish (3450 Tennessee Street, Vallejo)
  • March 31 - 6:00pm at St. Francis of Assisi Parish (860 Oak Grove Road, Concord)
  • March 31 - 7:30pm at St. Callistus Parish (3580 San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante)
  • April 1 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm and 4:45pm to 5:45pm at St. Catherine of Siena Parish (3450 Tennessee Street, Vallejo)
  • April 1 - 10:00am to 12:00pm3:00pm to 5:00pm8:00pm to 9:00pm at Carmelite House of Prayer(20 Mt. Carmel Drive, Oakville)
  • April 2 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm and 5:00pm to 6:00pm at St. Catherine of Siena Parish (3450 Tennessee Street, Vallejo)
  • April 2 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm at Christ the King Parish (199 Brandon Road, Pleasant Hill)
  • April 3 - 11:00am to 12:00pm at St. Mary's Parish (350 Stinson Avenue, Vacaville)
  • April 3 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm at St. Catherine of Siena Parish (3450 Tennessee Street, Vallejo)

Confession might be a scary thing for some people.  It's often a scary thing for me!  In fact, driving to the church, examining my conscience, waiting in line--just about everything before I make the Sign of the Cross and start unloading my sins--are all quite unpleasant, to say the least!  Yet, I can think of few sweeter words to hear in the entire world than, "...I absolve you from your sins in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit."
So, do not be afraid to go to confession!  At his General Audience on February 19, 2014, Pope Francis said, "Everyone say to himself:  'When was the last time I went to confession?'  And if it has been a long time, don't lose another day!  Go, the priest will be good.  And Jesus, [will be] there...He will receive you with so much love!  Be courageous, and go to Confession!
This reminds me of something that Fr. Don Calloway, MIC said about Confession.  Click on the following link to hear his words of encouragement: