Sacrament of Reconciliation

Confessions are heard every Saturday at 3:45 pm in the reconciliation room, or by contacting Msgr. Larry Bakke at or (608) 325-9506 to make an appointment.

Parish reconciliation services, including communal prayer and individual confessions, are offered during Advent and Lent. Contact the parish office or check the bulletin for details. 

Parents seeking the Sacrament of Reconciliation for their children

At St. Clare of Assisi Parish, children typically prepare to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time in the second grade, following two years of preparation at St. Victor School or in our Faith Formation program. Please contact Ann O'Leary for additional information at or (608) 325-9506.

Adults seeking the Sacrament of  Reconciliation

Please refer to the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults.

Parents seeking the Sacrament of Reconciliation for older children (second grade and beyond)

Please refer to the GIFT program for children.