Bishop Matano has granted a dispensation from the law of abstinence from meat on the Fridays of Lent for the Diocese of Rochester this year in an effort to assist people who may have difficulty shopping for food or other reasons.  Friday remains a day of penance and prayer.

Confession times and dates:  Please note location change.

Wednesday, April 1:  12:30 to 4pm will be at St. Mary’s not St. Casimir’s as advertised.

Sunday, April 5:  1:30 to 2:30pm also moved to St. Mary’s.

The outdoor Rosary scheduled for Saturday March 28 is cancelled.

The Parish Office and Business Office will not be open for visitors until further notice.  Phones will be checked, so please leave any message.  

If the Anointing of the Sick is necessary – please call 734-6255 (St. Mary’s Rectory).  Hit #4 on the machine for further instructions.

Churches open for Private Prayer and Adoration:


St. Mary’s Southside from 9am to 12 noon.

St. Casimir’s from 3 to 6:30pm.

Saturday:  St. Mary’s Southside 2-5pm

Sunday:  Both St. Mary’s and St. Casimir’s from 9am to 1pm.



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Catholic Ministries Appeal 2019-2020:
The Diocese has launched the 2019-2020 Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA). The theme for this year’s campaign is I AM the vine, you are the branches. The CMA gives each of us an opportunity to bear good fruit and live out our purpose as the branches of the true vine, Jesus Christ. Through gifts to the CMA, we support crucial outreach and ministries of the Diocese as well as specific services and programs in our parish. Your support enables the Church to be responsive and caring in fulfilling its mission. Please be generous in your response. Every gift is needed and important! Please note, no gifts to the CMA are used to satisfy legal fees or settlement costs associated with abuse.
If you have given to the CMA in the past, you should have received a letter in the mail with your pledge card last week. Please pray for the success of our efforts. Thank you!

A Prayer for Our Campaign

O God, our loving Creator and giver for all good gifts,
Bless our parishes, strengthen our faith and grant us the spirit
Of Christian Stewardship so that we may give
Generously of our time, talent, and treasure
To the building of Your Kingdom
Here in our church and throughout the world.

We pray for your help in achieving success in this campaign,
So that we can help others throughout our diocese.

This we ask through Jesus Christ, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit,
One God, now and forever. AMEN.


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Mass Times

4:00 PM | St. Mary
5:30 PM | Ss. Peter & Paul

7:30 AM | St. Casimir
9:00 AM | Our Lady of Lourdes
10:30 AM | St. Patrick
11:30 AM | St. Mary
5:00 PM | St. Patrick (Regional Mass)

8:00 AM | St. Patrick
12:05 PM | Ss. Peter & Paul

8:00 AM | St. Patrick
9:00 AM | * St. Mary
12:05 PM | St. Joseph Hospital Chapel
* (when school is in session)

8:00 AM | St. Patrick
12:05 PM | St. Joseph Hospital Chapel 

8:00 AM | St. Patrick
12:05 PM | St. Joseph Hospital Chapel
5:30 PM | St. Casimir

8:00 AM | St. Patrick
9:00 AM | St. Charles
12:05 PM | Ss. Peter & Paul

9:00 AM | St. Charles 
(First Saturday of the month only)


2:45 – 3:45 pm (& by appt.)
St. Mary

Please check parish calendar
confessions from 5-6pm on
alternating weeks at St. Casimir
– or – Ss. Peter and Paul.


Our Churches

A. St. Patrick Church | 604 Park Place, Elmira, NY

B. Ss. Peter and Paul Church | 556 E Market St., Elmira, NY 14901

C. Our Lady of Lourdes Church | 1100 W. Church St, Elmira, NY 14905

D. St. Casimir Church & Faith Formation Center | 1000 Davis St., Elmira, NY 14901

E. St. Charles Borromeo Church | 132 Oakwood Ave, Elmira Heights, NY 14903

F. St. Mary Church  | 224 Franklin St, Elmira, NY

Parish Council

Father Scott
Fater Rick
Mary Ann Baker
Bonnie Balck
David Biviano
Stephen Coleman
Laurie Desmarais
Mary Lou Hewlett
Karen Jennings
Don Kalec
Raymond Kreydatus
Tanya Malone
Peggy Shultz
Beth Vetter

Parish of the Most Holy Name of Jesus

Faith Formation Center and Parish Offices
1010 Davis Street, Elmira, NY  14901
Phone: (607) 733-3484
Fax (607) 846-3371

Office Hours

Monday: 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 6 PM
Wednesday to Friday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

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