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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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Mass Schedule:
Weekdays at 7:00am during the Summer
Saturdays at 4:30pm
Sundays at 8:30am and 10:30am

Saturdays 2:30pm-4:00pm

St. Dominic Novena  July 30 – Aug 8

Assumption Novena Aug 6- Aug 15


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!

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

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Join in our Mission!

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrates the Eucharist and proclaims the gospel- in worship through our love of God and for each other and with our ministry to the marginalized. We journey together in our faith, united by our trust in Christ’s love and mercy and the powerful intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary. 

one hand open above the other

As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace.

~1 Peter 4:10

Parish Business

After a long hiatus due to the pandemic, the time has come to reconvene the parish choirs! Rehearsals for both Sunday Masses will take place together on Thursdays, 5:30-7:00pm beginning August 26; all Sunday choir members are expected to attend regular rehearsals. Additional rehearsals for certain feast-day Masses will be announced. Choirs will begin singing at Masses in September. New and returning choir members are requested to please email Matthew Hall, Director of Music (matthew.hall@dor.org) to provide the following information:  Voice part  Preferred Mass (8:30 or 10:30)  Any anticipated conflicts for rehearsals or any Sundays (Sept. through Dec.) including Holy Days.  Interest in also (or only) singing with the special Resurrection Choir, whenever funerals occur. Those who have not sung with Matthew prior will be invited to a brief audition.

Immaculate Conception Church is looking for a Building Maintenance and Grounds Keeper. This is a parttime position for a maximum of 20 hours a week. Duties include performing a variety of maintenance repairs and services, cleaning of the church and its buildings, and maintaining the grounds. Working with the Building and Grounds committee to identify problems and manage until completion, communicating with subcontractors when needed. Ordering cleaning materials and maintaining Vendors. Please contact the Parish Office at 607-273-6121 for more information or if interested.

Go to the Bulletin

  1. Respect Life resources and other resources for the community are available on this page
  2. Safe Environment Newsletter. The Summer 2021 newsletter from the Diocese is available at this link: https://www.dor.org/protecting-our-children/newsletters/

  3. St. Catherine of Siena is seeking to fill the position of Administrative Assistant. Applicant must be friendly, highly organized, have the ability to set priorities, and work well with varied leadership personalities. Responsibilities include: answering phones, emails, crafting correspondence, maintaining files, preparing agendas, man[1]aging the google calendar, operate various computer programs, manage volunteers, other duties as assigned. This position reports directly to the pastor and confidentiality is a must. Work hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am until 4pm. Contact Fr. Joe Marcoux if interested at Fr. Joseph.Marcoux@dor.org

  4. Social Encyclicals

    St. Catherine is hosting an overview of the documents that lay out the important principles of the Church’s social teaching on August 16-19. Participants will get a summary of the contents of the documents and learn about the Church’s proactive, challenging and compassionate voice in the world today. This one-week course will be presented by Juan Arroyo, Asst. Professor in the Dept. of Politics at Ithaca College. The course will have four one-hour Zoom sessions Monday through Thursday from 7-8pm beginning August 16. To sign up please go to https://tinyurl.com/StCatSocialTeaching

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Parish Novena Prayers

We will be praying the St. Dominic Novena from July 30- August 8.


St. Dominic, known as Santo Domingo, was the Founder of the Dominican Order,
and his Feast-day is celebrated on August 8. Please join us in prayer… 


We will be praying the Assumption Novena from August 6- August 15. 


The Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary is celebrated every year on August 15th.

This feast commemorates the death of the Blessed Virgin Mary and her assumption, body and soul, into Heaven. Please join us in prayer… 

Blessed through Staff.
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.
We attend Immaculate Conception because we have found parents with whom to share the struggles and triumphs of raising children in the Catholic faith.
Immaculate Conception Parish has been our home for over 10 years. We love the vibrant and prayerful community and the service oriented mindset.

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 2:30pm - 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.