Reaching Up to Worship – Reaching Out to Serve

Parish Vision – “Together we will build an atmosphere of faith in which the fruit of the Spirit will abound and draw others to Christ.”

Live Stream Mass:  @ St. Patrick in Owego

Sunday, April 11th – Divine Mercy Sunday
Sunday, April 18th – Third Sunday of Easter
Sunday, April 25th – Fourth Sunday of Easter
  • Local paper misprint

    For anyone who reads the, there is a misprint about St. James. Please disregard. All Masses are available at this time.
    Thank you.
  • Consecration to St. Joseph Men’s Meeting

    The next men’s meeting for the St. Joseph Consecration (#5) will be at St. Patrick’s at 7pm on Monday, March 15th.  The #6 meeting will be the mass itself for the Solemnity of St. Joseph, March 19th at 7:00pm at St. Patrick’s Church.

Mass Schedule:

  • St. James
  • (A)Wednesday:
    8:30 AM
    8:30 AM
    5:00 PM
    9:00 AM
  • St. John
  • Monday:
    9:00 AM
    9:00 AM
    11:15 AM
  • St. Margaret Mary
  • Tuesday:
    7:00 AM
    7:00 AM
    10:45 AM
  • St. Patrick
  • Tuesday:
    12:00 PM (noon)
    12:00 PM (noon)
    (B) Friday:
    10:30 AM
    5:00 PM
    9:00 AM

(A) St. James – 3rd Wednesday – Mass at 8:30 am at St. James and 10:15 am at Elderwood Nursing Home.

     St. James – During Lent Mass will be at 5pm followed by Stations of the Cross and soup supper

(B) St. Patrick- 3rd Friday – Mass 10:00 am at Riverview / 1st Friday – Mass 10:30 am at St. Patrick

Reconciliation (Confession) Times:

  • St. James
  • Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m
  • Saturday 4:00 – 4:45 p.m
  • St. Patrick
  • Wednesday 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m
  • Saturday 4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
  • St. John
  • First Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m
  • Saturday 4:00 – 4:45 p.m

Upcoming Community Events:

For information on all annual Community Events, please refer to the Community page.

What’s happening:

Friday, April 23rd
St. James Parking Lot
Select a pick up time on your order sheet.
Dinner includes: Chicken Parm, Baked Ziti, Salad, Garlic Bread, and Ricotta Cookie
Sign-up forms available at St. James Church.
Please return your order form and money to Laura Hoppe—
checks payable to Blessed Trinity

Our Funeral Luncheon Ministry has been hit hard during these past few years, as many ministries have, especially during COVID.

One of our long time and faithful team leaders, Mary Gordner, passed away recently, and other members of our teams have been unable to continue to serve.

If anyone would be able to help in anyway, by making a dish, setting up, or serving, please call Gerry Mertson at 607-642-9946.

Thank you all, who continue to serve, or have ever served in any way in this special and comforting ministry. It has been a real blessing to the parish.

  • Wednesday, April 21 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm St. John
  • Thursday, April 15 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm St. James

Take Out Only
Please do not get out of your car.
Meals will be brought to you. All are welcome.

It’s time to register your children (grades 2 and up) for First Penance and First Communion. The sacraments will take place in May; exact dates and locations of classes and ceremonies will be announced at a later date. Registration forms are available at all 4 sites, on the parish website, and through the Church office. The deadline is February 15 th . Readiness for First Communion is an emotional, spiritual, and intellectual process. A child’s readiness is greatly influenced by the experience of participating in the liturgy each week with his/her family. Other readiness factors include:

  • Desire for the Sacrament
  • The ability to distinguish Eucharist from ordinary bread
  • Willingness to continue life in the community after reception of the Sacrament
  • Appropriate faith formation for a child’s age, including 2 years of consistent Parish – Religious Education classes or 2 years of attendance in a Catholic School
  • Celebration of First Penance prior to receiving Eucharist
  • Registered member of the Parish

Questions can be directed to Annette Larrabee @ 687-1068

Everlasting God,
We pray for our Jewish brothers and sisters as they conclude the celebration of Passover and as
they recall the horrors of the Holocaust with Days of Remembrance. We thank You for Your great love for us even in offering Your Son in remission of our sins. This Holy Week may we reverently take each day in wondrous awe of this sacrifice. Instill in us the appreciation of Your gift of Jesus and may we follow His example of holiness and prayer every day of our lives and more on the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. May Earth and Arbor days remind us to be worthy stewards of all Your creation. In the nine days
leading to Divine Mercy Sunday, may we take advantage of this novena beginning on Good Friday to receive all the wonderful promises from Jesus. We ask all the above through Him,


My Jesus,
I believe that You
are present in the Most Holy Sacrament.
I love You above all things,
and I desire to receive You into my soul.
Since I cannot at this moment
receive You sacramentally,
come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if
You were already there and unite myself wholly to You.
Never permit me to be separated from You.

Compassionate and Loving Father,
In the face of confusion and concern impart to us the calm of your presence.
In You allow us to find hope and healing.
Be with those who serve the sick and give them Your caring hands.
Be with those who lead and give them Your Spirit of wisdom.
Be with those who have fallen ill and give them Your comforting heart.
Wrap your arms around our world and hold us in your love.
Allow us at this time of trial to then serve as instruments of that love to all we meet.
We ask this in Your Name.


With no Masses comes no collections, however, there are still bills that must be paid.

  1. Mail your envelope to:
    309 Front St., Owego, NY 13827
  2. Drop your envelope in the mailbox on
    the front porch of the Parish Center
    309 Front St., Owego
  3. Sign-up for electronic giving.
    Email Diane Snyder-Bell at

Any help will be greatly appreciated. If you have any questions, please call the office at 607-687-1068. Leave a message and we will return your call. Thank you.

Prayer Requests:

Evelyn Bale
Alice Botts
Janice Bouton
Jerry Bouton
Douglas Brown
Denise Brylinski
Chris Butchko
Marie Caffrey
Ann Cohan
Bernie Cohan
Anne Comcowich
Pat Dewitt
Martin Domiano
Mary Ann Estelle
Brody Hines
George Howell
Jana Howell
Jim Judski
Rosie Kessler
Emily Kwiatkowski
Joanne Lepkowski
Doris Line
Carolyn Masters
Hall Moore
Lucille Pignatelli
Frank Paukowits
Violet Ray
Bridgette Romeyn
Jean Saltisiak
John Sandusky
Sally Shea
Cathy Soprano
Dick Testa
Roz Tierno
Nate Titus
Pam Vasilow
Michelle Viggiano
George Ward
Julianna Ward
Zachary Ward
Tina Weed
Jack Williams
Mary Wisniewski

Pray for our Troops:

“Lord, hold our troops in your loving hands. Protect them as they protect us. Bless them and their families for the selfless acts they perform for us in our time of need. Amen.”

Craig Basel
Emilly Botts
Shane Bradley
Matthew Cascarino
Kamren Curtis
Kerilyn Curtis
Jennifer Leary Dean
Katie Dibble
Seth Eckert
Casey Ford
Jonathan Gavazzi
Ramon Garcia
John Harrington
Matthew Harrington
Travis Holland
Jason Kithcart
Andrew Malia
Joshua Malia
Adam Meyrick
Alexander Pannone
Nicholas Scherrer
Brian Schlicher
Paul Stauder
Justin Williams
Dalton Wojcuich
Andrew Yammine
Charbel Yammine