2023 Ash Wednesday Liturgies in Monroe County - Catholic Courier
Glass cups containing ashes are seen on an altar between Ash Wednesday services at St. Ignatius Martyr Church in Long Beach, N.Y., in 2019. Glass cups containing ashes are seen on an altar between Ash Wednesday services at St. Ignatius Martyr Church in Long Beach, N.Y., in 2019. (CNS file photo)

2023 Ash Wednesday Liturgies in Monroe County

This is a list of the in-person Masses/Liturgies for Ash Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023 in the Monroe County parishes of the Diocese of Rochester. The following list was compiled from parish bulletins and websites. Some parishes may have been omitted because these resources were not available or updated. They will be added as soon as they become available.

If a time does not have a note immediately following it, it is a Mass with distribution of ashes.

Brighton

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church/St. Thomas More
*Our Lady Queen of Peace Church –  601 Edgewood Ave, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.

*St. Thomas More Church – 2617 East Avenue, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.

Our Lady of Lourdes Church/St. Anne Church
*Our Lady of Lourdes Church – 150 Varinna Drive, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8:30 a.m.

*St. Anne Church – 1600 Mt. Hope Avenue, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8 a.m., 12:10 p.m. (Prayer Service with distribution of ashes) and 7:00 p.m. (Night Prayer/Compline with distribution of ashes)

There will be an ecumenical Ash Wednesday service at St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Highland Avenue at 5:30 p.m.

Brockport

Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary‚ – 152 Main Street, Brockport
Feb. 22, 2023 at 12 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Charlotte

*Holy Cross Church – 4492 Lake Avenue, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Chili

*St. Pius Tenth Church – 3010 Chili Avenue, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

*St. Christopher Church – 3350 Union Street, North Chili
Feb. 22, 2023 at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Churchville/Scottsville/Caledonia

St. Martin de Porres Parish 
*St. Columbia Church – 198 North Street, Caledonia
Feb. 22, 2023 at 12:10 p.m.

*St. Mary Church – 99 Main Street, Scottsville
Feb. 22, 2023 at 6:30 p.m.

*St. Vincent de Paul Church – 11 North Main Street, Churchville
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8:30 a.m.

East Rochester

*St. Jerome Church – 207 Garfield Street, East Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 7:30 a.m., 12:10 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Fairport

*St. John of Rochester Parish – 8 Wickford Way, Fairport
Feb. 22, 2023 at 6:30 a.m., 12 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

*Church of the Resurrection – 63 Mason Road, Fairport
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8:30 a.m., and 7 p.m.

*Church of the Assumption – 20 East Avenue, Fairport
Feb. 22, 2023 at 7:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Gates

*The Parish of the Holy Family – 4100 Lyell Road, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 9 a.m., 12 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (Vietnamese)

*St. Theodore Church – 168 Spencerport Road, Gates
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. (Liturgy of the Word with Communion and ashes) and 5:30 p.m.

Greece

*St. Charles Borromeo Church – 3003 Dewey Avenue, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Prayer service with distribution of ashes)

*St. John the Evangelist Church – 2400 West Ridge Road, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 9 a.m., 12:05 p.m. and 6 p.m.

*St. Lawrence Church – 1000 N. Greece Road, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m. (Liturgy of the Word with distribution of ashes) and 6:30 p.m.

*St. Mark Church – 54 Kuhn Road, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8 a.m., 12:30 p.m. (Prayer Service with distribution of ashes) and 5:30 p.m.

Hamlin

*St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church – 3747 Brick Schoolhouse Road, Hamlin
Feb. 22, 2023 at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Henrietta/Rush

St. Marianne Cope Parish 
*Guardian Angels Church – 2061 E. Henrietta Rd., Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8 a.m., 12:10 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.

*St. Joseph Church – 1209 Rush West Rush Road, Rush
No Ash Wednesday Masses at St. Joseph Church

Hilton

*St. Leo the Great Church – 167 Lake Avenue, Hilton
Feb. 22, 2023 at 6:25 a.m., 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Irondequoit

Peace of Christ Parish
*St. Ambrose Church – 25 Empire Blvd., Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 12:10 p.m.

*St. John Church – 553 Humboldt Street, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 7 p.m.

*St. James Church – Brett Road, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 6:30 a.m.

St. Kateri Tekawitha Parish
*Christ the King Church – 445 Kings Highway South, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 12 p.m.

*St. Margaret Mary Church – 401 Rogers Parkway, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 7 p.m.

*St. Cecilia Church – 2732 Culver Road, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 9 a.m.

*St. Alban at St. Cecilia Church – 2732 Culver Road, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 7 p.m.

*St. Kateri Latin Mass Community at St. Thomas Apostle Church – 4536 St Paul Blvd, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8 a.m. (Latin) and 5:30 p.m. (English)

Mendon

*St. Catherine of Siena Church – 26 Mendon-Ionia Road, Mendon
Feb. 22, 2023 at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Penfield

Church of the Holy Spirit/St. Joseph Church
*Church of the Holy Spirit – 1355 Hatch Road, Webster
Feb. 22, 2023 at 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

*St. Joseph Church – 43 Gebhardt Road, Penfield
Feb. 22, 2023 at 9 a.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Pittsford

*Church of the Transfiguration – 50 West Bloomfield Rd, Pittsford
Feb. 22, 2023 at 6:45 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. (Word service with distribution of ashes)

*St. Louis Church – 64 South Main Street, Pittsford
Feb. 22, 2023 at 9:10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Rochester

*Holy Apostles Church – 530 Lyell Avenue, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 12:10 p.m. (English) and 7 p.m. (Spanish)

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish
*St. Michael Church – 869 North Clinton Avenue, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 12:10 p.m. (Spanish Mass)
Individual distribution from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

*Annunication Church – 1754 Norton Street, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8 a.m. (English Mass)

*Corpus Christi – 864 E. Main Street, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 7 p.m. (Bilingual Mass)
Individual distribution from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Individual distribution at Parish Office from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

*St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish – 1124 Hudson Avenue, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8 a.m. (English) and 5:30 p.m. (Polish)

*St. Monica Church – 831 Genesee Street, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8 a.m.
St. Monica Church will also be distributing ashes in the parking lot from 11-11:15 a.m., 12-12:15 p.m. and 1-1:15 p.m.

*Immaculate Conception Church/St. Bridget 445 Frederick Douglass Street, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 6 p.m.

*Our Lady of Victory/St. Joseph Church – 210 Pleasant Street, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 12:10 p.m.

*Southeast Rochester Catholic Community
*Blessed Sacrament Church – 534 Oxford Street, Rochester 
Feb. 22, 2023 at 1 p.m. (Prayer service with distribution of ashes) and 7 p.m.

*St. Boniface Church – 330 Gregory Street, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. (Prayer service with distribution of ashes)

*St. Mary Church – 15 St. Mary’s Place, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 7 a.m. (Prayer service with distribution of ashes) and 12:10 p.m.

*Sacred Heart Cathedral – 296 Flower City Park, Rochester
Feb. 22, 2023 at 7 a.m. (Liturgy of the word with distribution of ashes), 12:10 p.m. and 5:20 p.m.

Spencerport

*St. John the Evangelist Church – 55 Martha Street, Spencerport
Feb. 22, 2023 at 6:30 a.m. (20-minute service with distribution of ashes), 8 a.m., 12 p.m. (Prayer service with distribution of ashes), 6:30 p.m.

Webster

*St. Paul Church – 783 Hard Road, Webster
Feb. 22, 2023 at 8:30 a.m., Noon and 6:30 p.m.

*St. Rita Church – 1008 Maple Drive, Webster
Feb. 22, 2023 at 7 a.m. (Liturgy of the Word with distribution of ashes), 12 p.m. (Liturgy of the Word with distribution of ashes) and 6 p.m. (Mass with distribution of ashes)

*Holy Trinity Church – 1460 Ridge Rd., Webster
Feb. 22, 2023 at 6:30 a.m. (Morning prayer with distribution of ashes), 9 a.m., 12:15 p.m. (Prayer service with distribution of ashes) and 5:30 p.m.

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