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Sacrament of Reconciliation in Monroe County (2023)

Below is the 2023 list of regularly scheduled opportunities for the Sacrament of Reconciliation in Monroe County. Additional times may be added during Lent. Changes and cancellations can occur. Please check with the parish for updated times.


*Our Lady Queen of Peace Church – 601 Edgewood Ave, Rochester
*St. Thomas More Church – 2617 East Avenue, Rochester
Available at both worship sites on Saturdays 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. or by appointment.

There will be a Day of Penance & Reconciliation is March 7.

*Our Lady of Lourdes Church – 150 Varinna Drive, Rochester
By appointment

*St. Anne Church – 1600 Mt. Hope Avenue, Rochester
Saturdays 3-3:30 p.m.


Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary‚ – 152 Main Street, Brockport
Fridays 12:30-2 p.m.
Saturdays 3-4 p.m. or by appointment


*Holy Cross Church – 4492 Lake Avenue, Rochester
Saturdays 3:30-4:30 p.m.


*St. Pius Tenth Church – 3010 Chili Avenue, Rochester
Saturdays 2:30-3:15 p.m. or by appointment

*St. Christopher Church – 3350 Union Street, North Chili
Saturdays 3:30-4 p.m. or by appointment
St. Christopher’s Lenten Penance service will be Tuesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. Four priests will be available to hear confessions


St. Martin de Porres Parish
*St. Columbia Church – 198 North Street, Caledonia
Saturdays at 3:15 p.m. or by appointment

*St. Mary of the Assumption Church – 99 Main Street, Scottsville
Sundays at 8:15 a.m. or by appointment

*St. Vincent de Paul Church – 11 North Main Street, Churchville
Sundays at 10:15 a.m. or by appointment

The parish’s Day of Penance and Mercy is Wednesday, March 8. Penance will be available 12-2 p.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Church; 2:30-4:30 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul; 6 p.m. Mass, 6:30-7 p.m. Penance at St. Columba.

East Rochester

*St. Jerome Church – 207 Garfield Street, East Rochester
Prior to daily Mass starting at 7 a.m.
Saturdays 2:30-4 p.m.


*Church of the Resurrection – 63 Mason Road, Fairport
First Saturday of each month at 7 a.m. or by request

*Church of the Assumption – 20 East Avenue, Fairport
Wednesdays after 11:15 a.m. Mass
Saturdays after 4 p.m. Mass or by request


*The Parish of the Holy Family – 4100 Lyell Road, Rochester
Saturdays 9-10 a.m. or by appointment

*St. Theodore Church – 168 Spencerport Road, Gates
Saturdays 3-4 p.m.

The Parish of the Holy Family and St. Theodore Church will have a Lenten Day of Penance Tuesday, March 28 from noon – 6 p.m. at the Parish of the Holy Family.


*St. Charles Borromeo Church – 3003 Dewey Avenue, Rochester
Saturdays 3-3:45 p.m.

*St. John the Evangelist Church – 2400 West Ridge Road, Rochester
By appointment only

*St. Lawrence Church – 1000 N. Greece Road, Rochester
Saturdays at 3-3:30 p.m.

*St. Mark Church – 54 Kuhn Road, Rochester
Saturdays 3:30-4:30 p.m.

*Our Mother of Sorrows Church – 5000 Mt. Read Blvd., Rochester
Saturdays 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 22 – 2-6 p.m.


*St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church – 3747 Brick Schoolhouse Road, Hamlin
Saturdays 3-3:45 p.m.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation returns to 4-4:45 p.m. at the start of daylight savings time in March


St. Marianne Cope Parish
*Guardian Angels Church – 2061 E. Henrietta Rd., Rochester
Saturdays 3-4 p.m. except March 25
Lenten prayer service with individual confessions will take place March 25 at 10 a.m. Five priests will be celebrating the Sacrament of Reconciliation.


*St. Leo the Great Church – 167 Lake Avenue, Hilton
Saturdays 2:30-3:30 p.m.


Peace of Christ Parish

*St. Ambrose Church – 25 Empire Blvd., Rochester
Saturdays 4:15-4:45 p.m.

*St. John Church – 553 Humboldt Street, Rochester
Sundays at 8:15-8:45 a.m.

*St. James Church – Brett Road, Rochester
Saturdays 3:45-4:15 p.m.

Or by appointment at any church

St. Kateri Tekawitha Parish

*Christ the King Church – 445 Kings Highway South, Rochester
Wednesdays and Fridays during Lent following 12 p.m. Mass; Good Friday – 12-12:45 p.m.
Saturdays at 3-3:45 p.m.


*St. Catherine of Siena Church – 26 Mendon-Ionia Road, Mendon
Saturdays at 4 p.m. or by appointment
Lenten Reconciliation service March 29 at 7 p.m.


*Church of the Holy Spirit – 1355 Hatch Road, Webster
Saturdays at 2:30 p.m.

*St. Joseph Church – 43 Gebhardt Road, Penfield
Saturdays at 3:30 p.m.

Lent Day of Penance, April 5 at 3-4:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit Church and 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Church


*Church of the Transfiguration – 50 West Bloomfield Rd, Pittsford
Saturdays at 3 p.m. or by appointment
Lenten Reconciliation service March 29 at 7 p.m. at St. Catherine of Siena in Mendon

*St. Louis Church – 64 South Main Street, Pittsford
Fathers Mitch Zygadlo and Simon Atta Denchira are available for confession following any Mass they preside over (including weekends). They are also available by appointment.


*Holy Apostles Church – 530 Lyell Avenue, Rochester
Saturdays 3-4 p.m.

St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish
*St. Michael Church – 869 North Clinton Avenue, Rochester
*Annunication Church – 1754 Norton Street, Rochester
*Our Lady of Americas – 864 E. Main Street, Rochester

Available upon request

*St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish – 1124 Hudson Avenue, Rochester
Saturdays 3-4 p.m. or by appointment
Every Friday during Lent 5-6 p.m.
Friday March 31 from 3-7 p.m.

*St. Monica Church – 831 Genesee Street, Rochester
Saturdays during Lent 2:30-3:30 p.m.
By appointment

*Immaculate Conception Church/St. Bridget – 445 Frederick Douglass Street, Rochester
By appointment

*Our Lady of Victory/St. Joseph Church – 210 Pleasant Street, Rochester
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m.
Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. or anytime by appointment

*Southeast Rochester Catholic Community

*Blessed Sacrament Church – 534 Oxford Street, Rochester
By appointment

*St. Boniface Church – 330 Gregory Street, Rochester
Saturdays at 3:30 p.m. or by appointment

*St. Mary Church – 15 St. Mary’s Place, Rochester
.By appointment

*Sacred Heart Cathedral – 296 Flower City Park, Rochester
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Fridays 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 4:45 – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 2:30-3:30 p.m.


*St. John the Evangelist Church – 55 Martha Street, Spencerport
Wednesdays and Friday 5:30 – 6 p.m.
Saturdays 3:45-4:30 p.m.

Day of Penance and Mercy on March 28 from 1-8 p.m.


*St. Paul Church – 783 Hard Road, Webster
Saturdays 2-3 p.m. or by appointment

*St. Rita Church – 1008 Maple Drive, Webster
Mondays 8:45-9:15 a.m.
Saturdays 4-4:30 p.m.

*Holy Trinity Church – 1460 Ridge Rd., Webster
Saturdays 3:30-4:15 p.m.

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