5.B.6 Right of Access to Confession by Young Children and Those with Disability

1. Young children and those with a developmental or mental disability, if otherwise eligible to receive sacramental absolution, are not to be impeded from the sacrament of Penance. [1]



[1] USCCB, Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities (rev. June 2017), nn. 27-31.


Date approved by Bishop


Posted by
Msgr. S. J. Raica, chancellor