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A person prepares to receive the sacrament of reconciliation at Sacred Heart Cathedral. A person prepares to receive the sacrament of reconciliation at Sacred Heart Cathedral. (Courier file photo)

2020 Day of Penance and Mercy

The 2020 Day of Penance and Mercy was scheduled for Wednesday, April 1. Below is a list of times and locations for individual confessions that have been publicized on the parish’s websites and bulletins. More times and locations will be added once they are publicized. (Editor’s Note: Due to the coronavirus situation and the suspension of public Masses in the Diocese of Rochester, the Day of Penance was cancelled March 17 after this list was already posted to our website)

Finger Lakes

Our Lady of Peace Parish – TBD

Our Lady of the Lakes Parish – TBD

St. Francis and St. Clare Parish

• St. Mary Church, Waterloo: 12:30-3:30 p.m.

• St. Patrick Church, Seneca Falls: 3:30-7 p.m.

St. Benedict Parish

• St. Mary Church, Canandaigua: 10a.m.-1 p.m.; 3-7 p.m.

‚Ä¢ St. Bridget Church, East Bloomfield: 5-7 p.m. 

St. Joseph the Worker Parish

• St. John the Evangelist, Clyde: 4-7 p.m.

• St. Michael Church, Lyons: noon-3 p.m.

(Confession will not be available at St. Patrick, Savannah.)

St. Katharine Drexel Parish – TBD

St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish

• St. Mary of the Lake, Ontario: 4 p.m. Р7 p.m.

• Epiphany, Sodus: 12-3 p.m.

(Confession will not be available at St. Rose of Lima, Sodus Point.)

St. Michael Church, Newark: 5-8 p.m. 

St. Patrick Church, Victor: 12-7 p.m.

St. Peter Parish, Clifton Springs: TBD

Good Shepherd Parish – TBD

Holy Family, Auburn – 2-4 p.m. 

Sacred Heart, Auburn – 4-7 p.m.

Our Lady of the Snow Parish: TBD

St, Alphonsus, Auburn: 4:30-6:30 p.m. 

St. Mary Church, Auburn: TBD

Ss. Mary and Martha Parish, Auburn: BD


Monroe County

Blessed Sacrament, Rochester: TBD

St. Boniface Church, Rochester: 6-7:30 p.m.

St. Mary Church, Rochester:  TBD

Cathedral Community, Rochester: TBD

Holy Cross Church, Rochester: 12 – 7 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Church, not at Holy Cross Church)

The Parish of the Holy Family, Gates

• St. Jude the Apostle Church: noon-7 p.m.

(Confession will not be available at St. Helen and Holy Ghost.)

Our Lady of Lourdes/St. Anne: Noon-6 p.m. at St. Anne Church

(Confession will not be available at Our Lady of Lourdes)

St. Thomas/Our Lady Queen of Peace: 12:30-7 p.m. at both worship sites.

Our Mother of Sorrows, Greece: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Church, not at Our Mother of Sorrows)

Peace of Christ Parish, Rochester

• St. Ambrose Church: 11:30 a.m. Р6:30 p.m.

(Confession will not be available at St. James and St. John the Evangelist)

St. Charles Borromeo Church, Greece: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, Rochester:

‚Ä¢ Annunication Church – 12-6 p.m. 

St. John the Evangelist Church, Greece: TBD

St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish, Irondequoit: TBD

St. Monica Church, Rochester: TBD

St. Pius Tenth Church, Chili: TBD

St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Rochester:  8:30-10 a.m, 12-1 p.m., 4-7 p.m. 

Church of the Assumption, Fairport: 12-6:30 p.m.

Church of the Resurrection, Fairport: 1-3 p.m., 5-7 p.m. 

St. Theodore Church, Gates: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

St. Catherine of Siena, Mendon: noon-6 p.m.

St. Jerome Church, East Rochester: TBD

St. John of Rochester, Fairport: 12 -7:30 p.m.

St. Joseph Church, Penfield: 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Holy Spirit Church, Penfield: 4-7 p.m.

St. Louis Church, Pittsford: 12-7:30 p.m.

St. Paul Church, Webster: 12-7 p.m.

St. Rita Church, Webster: 12-7 p.m.

Church of the Most Holy Trinity, Webster: Noon – 7:30 p.m.

Church of the Transfiguration, Pittsford: TBD

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Brockport: 1-3 p.m., 5-7 p.m. 

St. Christopher Church, North Chili: 12-2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m.

Holy Apostles Church, Rochester: TBD

St. Martin de Porres

• St. Mary, Scottsville: 11 a.m. Р1 p.m.

• St. Columba, Caledonia: 4-6 p.m.

• St. Vincent de Paul, Churchville: 1:30-3:30 p.m.

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Hamlin: 2-5 p.m.

St. John the Evangelist, Spencerport: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., 2-6 p.m., 7-8 p.m. 

St. Lawrence Church, Greece: TBD

St. Leo the Great Church, Hilton:  12:30-6:30 p.m.

St. Marianne Cope Parish, Henrietta: TBD

St. Mark Church, Greece: 12-7 p.m. 

Southern Tier

Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish

‚Ä¢ St. Francis Solanus, Interlaken: after the 8:30 a.m. Mass; 2-4 p.m., 6-8 p.m. 

(Confession will not be available at St. James, Trumansburg, and Holy Cross, Ovid.)

Immaculate Conception, Ithaca: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

St. Catherine of Siena, Ithaca: TBD

Holy Family Catholic Community, Steuben County – TBD

Our Lady of the Valley – TBD

St. Paul of the Cross, Honeoye Falls – 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

St. Agnes Church, Avon – 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.

(Confession will not be available at St. Rose, Lima.)

St. John Vianney: TBD

St. Luke the Evangelist

• St. Patrick Church, Mount Morris: 12:30-3:30 p.m.

• St. Mary Church, Geneseo: 3-7:30 p.m.

(Confession will not be available at St. Lucy, St. Thomas Aquinas and Holy Angels)

St. Matthew Church, Livonia:  TBD

St. Mary Church, Honeoye: TBD

All Saints, Corning

• St. Mary Church: 12:45-7 p.m.

Parish of the Most Holy Name of Jesus, Elmira

• St. Casimir: 12:30-4 p.m.

• Ss. Peter and Paul: 4-7:30 p.m.

(Confession will not be available at St. Patrick, Our Lady of Lourdes, St. Charles Borromeo and St. Mary Churches.)

Blessed Trinity Parish/St. Patrick Parish

‚Ä¢St. Patrick Church, Owego: 3-6 p.m. 

‚Ä¢St. James Church, Waverly: 5-8 p.m. 

Ss. Isidore and Maria Torribia Parish

•St. Catherine of Siena, Addison: 12-2 p.m.

•St. Joseph the Carpenter Church,Campbell: 2:30-4:30 p.m.

‚Ä¢St. Stanislaus Church, Bradford: 5-6:30 p.m.  

St. Mary Our Mother, Horseheads: 12-7 p.m. 

Schuyler Catholic Community

•St. Mary Church,Watkins Glen: Noon-3, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

•St. Benedict Church,Odessa: 3:30-5 p.m.

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