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

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  • New COVID Guideline Updates (6/20)

    • The obligation to attend Sunday Mass resumes, effective the weekend of June 5-6, 2021, the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.
    • For those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, masks are now optional; others are asked continue to wear a mask.  No one will be turned away.
    • All seats are available with the exception of a section for those who still wish to continue to maintain social distancing.

Mass Schedule:

  • St. James
  • (A)Wednesday:
    8:30 AM
    8:30 AM
    5:00 PM
    9:00 AM
  • St. John
  • Monday:
    8:30 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)
    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

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:

  • We would like to have Vacation Bible School at St. Margaret Mary Church August 1 – 4. If you are interested, contact Annette Larrabee at 687-1068.
  • There will be an Ecumenical Vacation Bible School at the Baptist
    Church in Waverly August 8 – 10. If you wo
  • June 26th: The Catholic Young Adult Group will be mini golfing at Chuckster’s on June 26th at 1 pm. Cost is $11.00. College students welcome. See you there!
  • July 15th: The Catholic Young Adult Group will be having a Theology on tap at 7:00 pm at the Grille in Sayre. Bring money for your drinks/food, and bring your best questions to stump the priest!
  • July 31st: The Catholic Young Adult Group will be joining the Binghamton Catholic YA group for a Rumble Ponies game at 1 pm in Binghamton. Cost is $8:00. See you there.

For more information contact Caroline Durand at 607-744-0999.

Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17

Be sure to add this annual family friendly event to your calendar and plan to join in the fun. Please consider how you can help this year as a volunteer at the festival, or with setup, cleanup, etc.

Heavenly Father,

We thank You for sending the Paraclete to assist us in gaining the heavenly realm. We ask the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church with her Immaculate Heart, to intercede on our behalf. We implore Your assistance to be more like the numerous martyrs this month from Saints Peter, Paul and Barnabas to Saints Irenaeus, John Fisher and Aloysius Gonzaga. We recall the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. We pray Americans will unite around our flag. We request Americans remain generous in assisting refugees especially in light of the Ukraine crisis. We urge Your protection as we enjoy Summer. In honor of the Most Holy Trinity, Corpus Christi and the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus we ask these,


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:

Robert Batillo
Kathy Bergmann
Elizabeth Cassin
Anthony Crosen
Jean Famulare
Jim Hepp
Brody Hines
Michele Jones
Jim Judski
Rosie Kessler
Jimmy Landon
Mary Ann Larkin
Peter Long
Bridgette Romeyn
Pam Vasilow

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.”

Emmily Botts
Matthew Cascarino
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
Charbel Yammine
Nolan Yates