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Westminster Cathedral


Sacrament of Reconciliation

The Cathedral has become well known as a place to which many come to receive pardon and peace from God in the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The Cathedral Chaplains and other priests who assist with this ministry are available for several hours each day to hear confessions. For seasonal times, please scroll to the bottom of this page, otherwise, ordinarily the times are:

Tuesday 25th April: Confessions will finish at 16.30pm.The queue will close by 16.00pm.

Monday - Friday
11.30am to 6.00pm
(Queue closes at 5.30pm)

10.30am to 6.30pm
(Queue closes at 6.00pm)

11.00am to 1.00pm
(Queue closes at 12.30pm)
4.30pm to 7.00pm
(Queue closes at 6.30pm)

Public Holidays
11am to 1pm
(Queue closes at 12.30pm)

Confessions times for Holy Week and Easter 2017 can be found here (PDF - 1.3MB). »

These times are extended in the days immediately before Christmas and Easter, and reduced in the holiday periods afterwards. Please contact us before making a special journey to the Cathedral for Confession.