Spiritual Opportunities

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Our Mass Schedule

Monday-Friday at 5:30pm in Parish Hall
Saturday at 4:30pm in Parish Hall
Saturday 4:30pm in Parish Hall
Sunday 8:30am and 10:30am in Parish Hall

Confessions: Saturdays 2:00pm-3:30pm at the Parish Office

If Ithaca City Schools CLOSE, the Office will also CLOSE and there will be NO DAILY MASS. Check the Parish App as all updates will be listed. You can download the app by going to the app store on your cell phone and searching for My Parish App. Once it is loaded, search for "Immaculate Conception Church, Ithaca". Click on the parish and you are all set.
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This Weekend's Responsorial Psalm

Fourth Sunday of Lent (03/19)

The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.

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“Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises.”

Please join us in prayer for the success of the renovations:

The Church is where the Lord comes to us in His Word and Sacraments. He comes to unite Himself with us in Holy Communion. We become One with Him and with one another-the Body of Christ. In the celebrations of our Liturgies we as pilgrims are connected to our final end in a special way. This is a spiritual opportunity to reflect on God’s love for us as members of this parish and to ask for the grace to deepen our understanding of Christ’s Mission in our community. We want to use this moment to grow in Faith, Love, and Charity. Pray also that we may not lack the necessary financial resources to complete the work we have started. We entrust this process to the intercession of Mary Immaculate, our Patroness.

Adult Faith Formation Opportunities

Lenten Opportunities

In Summaty:
Stations of the Cross: 6:00pm every Friday during Lent
Lenten Almsgiving: White bags for Catholic Charities
Lenten Retreat: March 11th 8:30am-3pm. Parish Hall
Lenten Retreat: March 5-7, at St Catherine of Siena

Stations of the Cross

Every Friday of Lent at 6:00pm, except Good Friday.

7 Habits of Practicing Catholics
Guest Speakers

There are many opportunities to attend presentations and guest lectures about spiritual matters at Cornell University. We also partner with the Cornell Catholic Community for our Young Adult Program. COLLIS Institute for Catholic Thought and culture at Cornell University will be hosting two public lectures this March.


On Monday, Match 13, Prof. Kim Haines-Eitzen will present on “The Sacred and Sonorous Desert: Acoustic Ecology and the Monastic Tradition” (5:15pm, 230 Anabel Taylor Hall). This talk will use field recordings from modern desert environments, and the field of acoustic ecology more broadly, to help shed light on the monastic traditions of late ancient Egypt, Palestine, and Sinai. Find more info here. 


Prof. Joseph Mudd will be speaking on “The Eucharist, Physics, and Metaphysics (Mis)understanding the Real Presence,” on Wednesday, March 22. Participants are invited to attend the 5:15pm Cornell Catholic Mass in Anabel Taylor Chapel, followed by dinner and the lecture in 230 Anabel Taylor Hall. The lecture will begin at 6:15pm. Please RSVP for dinner here.

Eucharistic Revival
Sunday of the Word of God

The USCCB through a grant from The American Bible Society has provided us with great resources to help us in our journey through the Scripture.  The Society will offer Sunday seminar series of five videos about Sacred Scripture in the life of the Church. These videos, available in English and Spanish will feature some renowned biblical scholars. The video links are provided below:

Sunday of the Word of God (scroll to the bottom of the page)

 May the Word of God nourish your soul and help you grow in your faith and the words of Jeremiah the prophet, “a delight and a joy”. Jer. 15.16

Scripture Studies

Follow along with our monthly scripture schedule and review our resources from our studies on the Early Church Fathers, the Creeds, the Book of Mark and the Book of John. 

Small Christian Communities

Carmelite Order: contact Pat Brazo

Cursillo Ultreyas: contact Barb Manning

Divine Mercy Cenacle: contact the Parish Office

Endow: contact Trish Burgess

Knights of Columbus: contact William Brooks

Knights of Columbus Auxiliary: contact the Parish Office

Mercy Associates: contact Mary Edsall-Golway

Pietra Fitness: contact Pat Ober

Seven Sisters Apostolate: contact Jan Nye

St Joseph Prayer Group: contact Liz Burns

St Paul Street Evangelization: contact Darren Pereira

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