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Mass Times:

Monday: 12:10 pm
Tuesday: 7:00 am
Wednesday: 7:00 am
Thursday: 12:10 pm
Friday: 7:00 am
Saturday 4:30 pm
Sunday: 8:30 am
Sunday: 10:30 am

Sacrament of Reconciliation:

2:30 – 4:00 pm Saturdays

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Photos by Jim Moravec, Mia Rasmussen, Rich Rasmussen,  Anne Woodard

WELCOME TO IMMACULATE CONCEPTION PARISH!

We are a Roman Catholic Church located at 113 N. Geneva Street in Ithaca, NY. Whether you are a long-time parishioner or a first time visitor, we’re glad you are here. This is where we gather to meet as brothers and sisters to worship and encounter our Lord, Jesus Christ. We strive to make our parish a community of God’s love, and communion of hearts. Please join us! 

Learn more about our renovation project
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Learn more about donating online or
contributing to special parish offerings. 

Learn more through Scripture Studies,
Speakers and Christian Communities.

Learn more about the Real Presence
of Christ in the Eucharist.

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Whether you are a long-time parishioner or a first time visitor, we're glad you are here ❤️!

Are you new in the town? We welcome you into our community. Father Chumo, the parish council, and fellow parishioners take great pleasure that you have chosen Immaculate Conception Church in Ithaca to worship our Lord and Savior. Your presence in our congregation is a true blessing. We look forward to praying, celebrating, and coming together in a community to worship and have fellowship in God ‘s grace. To see new faces and families is a joy and a blessing to our entire congregation. As we welcome your ideas and presence, may our love and faith in Christ increase during our time together. Feel free to talk to members of the parish pastoral council and other ministries to know more about our parish. Contact information for Staff is available on the front page of the Bulletin. You can learn more about each of our staff members on the Staff Directory page. Contact the parish office to register and for all your spiritual needs.

Notes from Father Chumo
SECOND WEEK OF ADVENT

More than two thousand years since the coming of the Lord into this world, he has not yet been welcomed into so many places, or into so many situations, and into so many lives. The gospel for this Sunday through John the Baptist tells us what we should do to prepare the way. We should ask ourselves what separates from our siblings, our neighbors, our friends?  What hinders the harmony that should exist in our families, our communities and even our nation? The words of John the Baptist are meant for us who are listening today. If we want the Lord to come to us, to be part of his kingdom, we must prepare the “road” we must convert, our hearts must be changed. It is not enough to be Baptized. Baptism is just the beginning of a life-long journey of discipleship and active participation of building the kingdom of God every day.

Join us in our Mission! At Immaculate Conception Parish we endeavor to be a Catholic Community of Faith, Prayer, Love and Service, centered on Jesus Christ in the Eucharist.
We attend and participate in the parish life of Immaculate Conception because it is a traditional and welcoming parish that reflects the wonderful diversity of the Ithaca community. You could say that Immaculate is a microcosm of the Ithaca community.
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We attend Immaculate Conception because we have found parents with whom to share the struggles and triumphs of raising children in the Catholic faith.
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Immaculate Conception Parish has been our home for over 10 years. We love the vibrant and prayerful community and the service oriented mindset.
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STRIVING TO BE A COMMUNITY OF GOD'S LOVE & SERVICE

Other Reasons to Join our Parish

Eucharist Focused

In receiving the body of Christ we are strengthened to be the body of Christ in the world.

Distinctly Marian

The Blessed Mother, Mary. is our parish patroness and the true model of faith. We honor her through prayers of intercession.

Service to the Greatest in Need

Our mission includes striving to be a community of God's love and service in our community and the world.

Healing Confessions

Father Chumo hears confessions each Saturday from 2:00pm - 4:00pm. This is a healing sacrament enjoyed by many, so come early!

Beautiful Architecture

21 beautiful stained glass windows of the Saints are visible around our church building.

Supportive of New Ideas for Ministry

You'll find a vibrant faith community where ideas are welcome and many hands help to bring them to fruition.

Photos by William & Diane Brooks, Mia Rasmussen, Rich Rasmussen, Erik West, Anne Woodard