Sacrament of Reconciliation in the Southern Tier (2023) - Catholic Courier
Person kneels in prayer. A parishioner of Our Mother of Sorrows in Greece kneels in prayer during the Day of Penance March 25, 2014. (Courier file photo)

Sacrament of Reconciliation in the Southern Tier (2023)

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


Sts. Isidore & Maria Torribia Parish  

*St. Catherine of Siena Church – 51 Maple Street, Addison 
Tuesday, March 28, 2023 from 9:30 -11:30 a.m.

*St. Joseph Church – 8508 Main Street, Campbell 
Monday, March 27, 2023 from 3-5 p.m.

*St. Stanislaus Church – 7646 Whitehead Hill Rd., Bradford 
Friday, March 31, 2023 from 2-4 p.m.

Avon/Lima/Honeoye Falls 

*St. Rose Church – 1985 Lake Ave. Box 8A, Lima 
Second and Fourth Wednesday of the month at 4:30 -6 p.m. with adoration (March 8 only – 3-4:30 p.m.)

*St. Agnes Church – 96 Prospect Street, Avon 
Saturdays 2-3:45 p.m.

*St. Paul of the Cross Church– 33 Monroe Street, Honeoye Falls 
First and Third Wednesday of the month at 9:30-11 a.m. with adoration


St. John Vianney Parish 

*St. Mary Church – 32 E. Morris Street, Bath 
Saturdays 3:15 p.m. or by appointment


All Saints Parish 

*St. Mary Church – 155 State Street, Corning  
Saturdays 3-4:30 p.m.

Day of Penance Wednesday March 29 from 12:45-7 p.m.


Holy Family Catholic Community 

*St. Mary Church – 40 Elizabeth Street, Dansville 

Communal Penance Service Tuesday, March 28 from 5-6 p.m. at St. Mary Church.


Parish of the Most Holy Name of Jesus 

*St. Mary Southside Church – 224 Franklin Street, Elmira 
Saturdays 2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesdays, March 7 & 21 – 4:30-5:30 p.m.

*St. Patrick Church – 604 Park Place, Elmira
Tuesday, Feb. 28 – 4:30-5:30p.m.
Tuesdays, March 15-29 – 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Geneseo/Retsof/Mt. Morris/Leicester/Nunda 

St. Luke the Evangelist Parish 

*St. Lucy Church – 2770 Retsof Avenue, Retsof 
Saturdays 3:15-3:45 p.m.

*St. Mary Church – 4 Avon Road, Geneseo 
Thursdays during adoration from 5-7 p.m.


Sts. Mary and Matthew Faith Community

*St. Matthew Church – 6591 Richmond Mills Road, PO Box 77, Livonia 
Saturdays 3:30-4 p.m. or by appointment with Father Laird


*Our Lady of the Valley Parish  

*St. Ann Church – 35 Erie Avenue, Hornell  
Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Saturdays during Lent 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.


*Church of St. Mary Our Mother – 816 West Broad Street, Horseheads 
Saturdays 3:30 p.m.


*Immaculate Conception Parish – 113 N. Geneva Street, Ithaca 
Saturdays 2-3:30 p.m.

*St. Catherine of Siena Parish – 309 Siena Drive, Ithaca
Saturdays 4–4:50 p.m. or by appointment

Northern Tompkins (Dryden/Freeville/Groton/Lansing) 

N.E.T. Catholic

*All Saints Church – 347 Ridge Road, Lansing 
Mondays 8:15-8:45 a.m.

*Holy Cross Church – 375 George Road, Freeville 
Tuesdays 7-8 p.m.

*St. Anthony Church – 312 Locke Road, Groton 
Saturdays 3-4 p.m.

There will be a Lenten Penance Service on Saturday, March 18, at 10 a.m. at Holy Cross Church in Freeville.

Odessa/Watkins Glen 

Schuyler Catholic Community  

*St. Benedict Church – 304 Speedway, Odessa
Saturdays 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. or by scheduling an appointment

Waverly/Newark Valley/Apalachin/Owego 

Blessed Trinity Parish/St. Patrick Parish 

*St. James Church – 503 Clark St, Waverly 
Thursdays 5-6 p.m.
Saturdays 4-4:45 p.m.
Sundays 8:30-9 a.m.

*St. Patrick Parish – 302 Main St, Owego 
Tuesdays 5-6 p.m.
Saturdays 4-4:45 p.m.
Sundays 8:30-9 a.m.

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is also available 1/2 hour before weekday Masses or by appointment

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