Confession Times

Below is a listing of Lenten Confession times submitted by parishes as of March 12, 2019, in alphabetical order according to parish name. Please send additions and updates to this list to socialmedia@diocesekcsj.org. Thanks!


Parish Locations

Blessed Sacrament, Bethany: half an hour before each mass (Sat. 5PM and Sun 8:30AM) and by appointment.

Cathedral of St. Joseph, St. Joseph: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 7:20-7:50 am; Wednesday4:20-5:50 pm; Tuesdays/Thursdays 11:20-11:50 am; Mondays 7:30-8:30 pm; Saturdays 2:30-3:50 pm & 4:50-5:20 pm; Sundays 7:50-8:20 am, 10:50-11:20 am and 9:20-9:50 am

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Kansas City: During Lent: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11 am to 12 pm. Saturdays from 1 to 2:15 pm.

Christ the King, Kansas City: Mondays-Fridays 11:15-Noon; Saturdays 3-4 pm; Sundays After the 8, 9:30 & 11:30 am & 7:30 pm Masses; also by request

Church of the Santa Fe, Buckner: Saturday 5-5:30 pm (before vigil Mass); Sundays 9:30-10 am (before Sunday Mass); Wednesdays at 7 pm before lenten devotions

Church of the Annunciation, Kearney: Saturdays 4 pm; Parish reconciliation service, Wednesday, April 3, 7:00 pm; Wednesdays: Mass at 6:00 followed with confessions, 6:30: March 20, March 27, April 10, April 17;confession times – 6:00 Stations followed with confessions at 6:30: March 15, March 29, April 12.; April 18, confessions 12:00 – 1:00; Prayer for healing as part of Mass, with formal confessions after Mass: March 20, 6:00.

Church of the Good Shepherd, Smithville: Saturdays 4:30-4:45; Sunday 7-7:15 am, 10-10:15 am; During Lent: March 8, 5-6 pm; March 15, 5-6 pm; April 5, 5-6 pm
Church of the Holy Martyrs, Kansas City Fridays of lent 6-6:30 pm; Saturday Ma 16 retreat 10 am-noon, 2-3 pm; Good Friday 10 am-noon, 2-3:30 pm; Saturdays 5:30-6 pm; Sundays 9:30-10 am

Coronation of Our Lady, Grandview: Tuesday 8:30 am – 9; Wed 6:00 pm – 6:30; Thrs. 8:30 am – 9; Fri: 8:30 am – 9; Sat 3 – 4; Sunday 7:30 – 8 and 9:30 – 10

Guardian Angels, Kansas City: Saturday 3:30-3:45 pm

Holy Cross, Kansas City: 

Holy Family, Kansas City: Second Saturday of each month at 3:30 p.m.; Lenten reconciliation service is scheduled for Sunday, March 24 at 4 p.m.

Holy Rosary, ClintonL Penance service April 7 3 pm

Holy Rosary, Kansas City: Regular Confession Time: Saturday at 3:00 – 3:30; Lenten Confession Time : Saturday at 2:30 – 3:00

Holy Spirit, Lee’s Summit: Saturdays: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.; Wednesdays: March 13 – April 3, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday, April 2, 7:00 p.m. – Communal Penance Service

Holy Trinity, Urich:

Holy Trinity, Weston: Saturdays at Twelve Apostles from 4:15-4:45pm. Our Lenten Penance Service will be Sunday, April 7 at 2pm at Twelve Apostles this year.

Immaculate Conception, Lexington: Regular before Mass Sat. 3:30-3:45 pm, Sun. 9:30-9:45 am — Every Thursday during Lent 11:00-12:00 pm and March 24, 3:00-4:30 pm

Immaculate Conception, Montrose: Sat. 6:30-7:00 pm, more to come!

Immaculate Conception, Richmond: Regular before Mass Sat. 5:30-5:45, Sun. 7:30-7:45 — During Lent Persons from Richmond should go to Imm. Conception, Lexington times Every Thursday during Lent 11:00-12 pm and March 24, 3:00-4:30 pm

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Princeton: Confessions heard before and after 10:30 am Sunday Mass

Mary Immaculate, Gallatin: Tuesday evening from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.; Sundays by appointment

Nativity of Mary, Independence: Saturdays 3 pm, or by appointment. March 13, 6 pm; penance service April 14, 2 pm

Oratory of Old St. Patrick, Kansas City: Sundays: 7:30 a.m. to 7:55, & 9:45 a.m. to 10:10; Mondays: 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 & during Lenten Holy Hour (6 to 7 p.m.); Tuesdays: 5:30 p.m. to 5:55; Wednesdays: 11:30 a.m. to 11:55; Thursdays: 5:30 p.m. to 5:55; Fridays: 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 & after Stations of the Cross (6 p.m.); Saturdays: 7:30 a.m. to 7:55

Our Lady of Good Counsel, Kansas City: Monday – Friday: 11:15 – 11:45am; Saturday: 8:15 – 9:00am and 3:00 – 4:00pm

Our Lady of Guadalupe, St. Joseph: Saturdays 3-3:50 pm; Sundays 7:45 -8:15 am, & 10:30 up to and during 11 am Mass; Wednesdays of Lent 5-6 pm (March13, 20, 27, April 3 & April 10)

Our Lady of Lourdes, Harrisonville:

Our Lady of Lourdes, Raytown: Tuesday and Thursday before the 9:15 am Masses and Wednesdays of Lent at 10 am before the 11 am Mass from March 20th until April 17th; Lenten Reconciliation Service at Our Lady of Lourdes at 7 pm on April 4th, this is for both Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Bernadette

Our Lady of Peace, Kansas City:

Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Redemptorist), Kansas City: Mon-Fri 6:30-6:55 am, 10:30-10:55 am; Tuesdays 5-5:25 pm; Tues Mar 12 penance service at 7 pm; First Fridays 5-5:25 pm; Saturdays 3-5 pm, 7:30-8 pm

Our Lady of Sorrows (Our Lady of Hope Ordinariate Community), Kansas City: 11:30am – 12:00 Weekdays; 3:00 – 4:00pm Saturday (except when weddings are scheduled); Lenten confessions: 11:00am – 12:00 Weekdays; 2:30 – 4:00pm Saturday (except when weddings are scheduled)

Our Lady of the Presentation, Lee’s Summit: Saturdays 3:30-4:15 pm; Sudays 4:15-5 pm; Wednesdays of Lent 6-7:30 pm, Mondays of Lent 7:45-8:15 am, and Fridays of Lent from 8:45-9:15 am

Sacred Heart, Hamilton: Saturday 4:30 pm to 4:55 pm and Monday evening 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Sacred Heart, Norborne: Confessions at St Mary’s in Carrollton: 4-5 pm on March 9, 23, & April 6 ; Confessions at Sacred Heart Mission in Norborne from 4-5 pm March 16, 30 and April 13

Sacred Heart, Warrensburg: Regular Sat. 4:00-4:30 pm, scheduled now April 7 , 3:00 pm

Sacred Heart-Guadalupe, Kansas City: Tuesday: Confessions: 5:45 PM, Mass: 6:30 PM; Wednesday: Confessions 5:45 PM, Mass: 6:30 PM; Friday Confessions 5:45 PM, Mass: 6:30 PM; Saturday Confessions 3:15 PM, Mass 4:00 PM; Communal Confessions service April 4 at 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (both languages) at Sacred Heart.

Seven Dolors, Hurlingen:

St. Aloysius, Maysville:

St. Andrew the Apostle, Kansas City: Tuesdays 8:30 am; Wednesdays 5:30 pm; Thursdays 9: 15 am; First Fridays 8 am; Saturdays 3 pm

St. Ann, Excelsior Springs: Saturdays 4-4:15 (except April 20), Sunday 7:30-7:45 am, 9:30-9:45 am Including Easter Sunday; Wednesdays Mar 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17: 7-8 pm; Wednesday March 6 5:30-6:30 pm; Thursdays March 7, 14, 21, April 4, 11 2-3 pm; Monday March 25 2-3 pm; Tuesday March 26 2-3 pm; Sunday April 14 3-4 pm

St. Ann, Independence: Sundays 7-7:25 am, 10:20-10:40 am; Tuesdays Noon-1 pm; Thursdays Noon-1 pm; Saturday 3-3:50 pm

St. Ann, Plattsburg: Saturdays 3-4 pm, Wednesdays of Lent 5-6 pm before evening Mass

St. Anthony, Kansas City: Fridays 9 am-Noon, 1-5 pm; Saturdays 3-3:45 pm

St. Bartholomew, Windsor:

St. Benedict, Burlington Junction: By request only

St. Bernadette, Kansas City: Lenten Reconciliation Service at Our Lady of Lourdes at 7 pm on April 4th, this is for both Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Bernadette; Reconciliation at St. Bernadette before at 5 pm March 27th, April 3rd, April 10th

St. Bridget, Pleasant Hill: Tuesday: 8:25am – 8:55am, Wednesday: 5:25pm – 5:55pm, Thursday: 8:25am – 8:55am, Sunday: 7:20am – 7:50am

St. Bridget, Rich Hill: Sunday Mornings 8-8:20am

St. Catherine, Osceola:

St. Catherine of Siena, Kansas City: Saturdays 3-3:45 pm

St. Charles Borromeo, Kansas City: Saturdays 3-3:45 pm; 8:30 am Monday-Friday; 5-6 pm Wednesdays of Lent; Penance Service Tuesday, March 26, 6 pm

St. Columba, Conception Junction:

St. Columban, Chillicothe: Confessions 30 minutes before every Mass: Sunday 7:30 am, 9:30 am; Tuesday 5:30 pm, Wednesday 7:45 am; Thursday 7 am; Friday 7:45 am, 4:45 pm before Stations at 5:15; First Saturdays 9 am (First Saturdays Mass held at Morningside Nursing Center), 4:30 pm

St. Cyril, Sugar Creek: Sundays 8:35-8:55 am; Wednesdays 5:30-5:55 pm; Fridays 4:30-5:30 pm

St. Elizabeth, Kansas City: Regular: Every Saturday from 3-4pm; Combined Communal Reconciliation service with St. Peter’s (at St. Peter’s because of our church being closed during Lent for our capital campaign building): Sunday, April 7 at 2pm.

St. Francis Xavier, Kansas City: Regular Scheduled Confession Time: Saturdays 3:00—3:45pm; Also by appointment

St. Francis Xavier, St. Joseph: Saturdays: 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM or by appointment.; Wednesdays: 5:00 PM; Communal Penance Services: April 4 – 9:00 AM (SFX School will also be attending.); April 8 – 7:00 PM; March 13 – 1:30 PM (SFX School will also be attending.)

St. Gabriel Archangel, Kansas City: 6-7 pm Wednesdays, 3:345 pm Saturday; parish penance service April 14 at 2 pm

St. George, Odessa: Saturdays 5 pm; Sundays 7:45 am; Tuesdays 5-5:55 pm during adoration
St. Gregory Barbarigo, Maryville: Saturday 4:15-4:50 PM; 1. Friday morning at 7:30 am (to 7:50 am) during adoration before Mass. Wed evenings from 5:30 pm until Benediction at 6:15 pm; April 1 is a parish wide communal penance service.

St. James, Kansas City: By appointment only

St. James, Liberty: Saturdays 3:45-4:30 pm; Mondays of March 11, 18, & 25: 6-7 pm; April 6 & 13 (Saturdays) 7:30-8:30 am; Tuesday April 2 penance service 7-8:30 pm

St. James, St. Joseph: Sundays 8-9 am, 11-11:30 am; Mondays 7:30-8 am; Tuesdays 7:30-8 am, 6-7 pm; Wednesdays 7:30-8 am; Thursdays 7:30-8 am; Fridays 7:30-8 am; Saturdays 3:30-4:30 pm; Fridays of Lent 4:30-5:30 pm

St. John Francis Regis, Kansas City: Ash Wednesday 4-6pm, The following Wednesdays from 5-8pm, Saturdays from 3:30-4:30pm, Sundays 7:30-8:15am & 9:45-10:15am (not on Palm Sunday)

St. John LaLande, Blue Springs: During Lent: Saturdays 4:00pm-5:00pm; Sundays: 9:00am, and after any Mass ask Father. Fridays: 6:00am-6:30am, 11:00am, and 7:45pm after Stations of the Cross and Benediction

St. Joseph, Easton: Sundays 7:30 am

St. Joseph, Parnell: 

St. Joseph, Trenton: Sunday-Saturday 8-8:30 am before every Mass, 5-5:30 pm before Vigil Mass, also by appointment

St. Joseph the Worker, Independence: Sunday: 9:10 AM to 9:25 AM Saturday: 3:40 PM to 3:55 PM

St. Jude the Apostle, Oak Grove: 2:45-3:15 pm Saturdays before 3:30 pm Mass; 11:15 am Sundays after the 10:30 am Mass; Wednesdays of Lent except Ash Wednesday: 5-6 pm during adoration, followed by benediction & stations

St. Louis, Kansas City:

St. Luke’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Sugar Creek: Saturdays 4-4:30 pm, Sundays after the 10 am Divine Liturgy; also by appointment (confession times daily at variable hours)

St. Margaret of Scotland, Lee’s Summit: Saturday evenings 4-4:30 pm, Sunday evenings from 6:15 pm – 6:45 pm (Mass at 7:00 pm), Thursday evenings from 5:15 pm – 5:45 pm (Mass at 6:00 pm)

St. Mark, Independence: Saturdays 4:30-5:15 pm; Wednesdays of Lent 7-8 pm except Ash Wednesday; penance service Sun April 7 2 pm

St. Mary, Carrollton: St Mary’s Carrollton: 4-5 pm on March 9, 23, & April 6 ; at Sarced Heart Norborne Mission Church from 4-5 pm March 16, 30 and April 13

St. Mary, Higginsville: Regular Sat 3:15 pm; During Lent: Confession after the Sat. 4 pm Mass, after the Sunday 10:30 am Mass, after Wednesday 6 pm Mass; Penance Service April 7 at 3pm

St. Mary, Independence: Mon, Tues, Wed, & Fri. – Confessions @11:30am (12 noon Mass); Thurs. – Confessions @ 5:30 (6pm Mass); Sat. – Confessions @ 4:30pm ( 5pm Mass); Sun. – Confessions @ 7:30am (8am Mass), 10:30am (11am Mass), & 4:30pm (5pm Mass)

St. Mary, Nevada: Sat. evening 4:30-5:51pm; Sun. Morning 10-10:15am; Fri. Mar. 8, Mar.22, Apr. 5 from 6:30-7pm

St. Mary, St. Joseph: Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:20-11:50 am; Wednesdays 4:20-5:20 pm; Saturdays 4:50-5:20 pm; Sundays 9:20-9:50 am

St. Matthew Apostle Kansas City: W-F 7:45-8:30a m; Sat 2 pm; Fridays of Lent 6 pm with Stations at 7; Holy Thursday & Good Friday 7:45-8:30 am; Good Friday confessions at 2 pm followed w 3 pm chaplet, 3:30 stations, 4 pm veneration of the cross & communion; Tuesdays 5:30 am by request before 6:15 am Mass

St. Monica, Kansas City:

St. Munchin, Cameron:

St. Patrick, Butler: confession on Saturday evenings from 3:30 p.m to 3:50 p.m. prior to 4 p.m. Mass.

St. Patrick, Ford City:

St. Patrick, Forest City: 2nd Sundays 7:15am-7:45am

St. Patrick, Holden: Friday: 11:05am – 11:35am, Saturday: 2:20pm – 2:50pm

St. Patrick, Kansas City: Saturdays 3:15-3:45 pm; Thursday, March 7 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm; Thursday, April 4 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm

St. Patrick, St. Joseph: Saturdays 3-3:45 pm; Sundays 7:30 am-8, 10:30-11 am; Wednesdays 6 pm during holy hour; Thursdays & Fridays 6:15 am before 7 am Mass

St. Paul the Apostle, Tarkio: By request only

St. Peter, Kansas City: Sundays 4:15-5:15 pm; Tuesdays 5:45-6:45 pm before Benediction; Saturdays 3:45-4:45 pm

St. Peter, Stanberry: Saturdays 4:30-5:15 pm; 1st Saturdays 6:30-7 am; Monday-Friday 7-7:30 am

St. Robert Bellarmine, Blue Springs: Saturday confession times 3-3:30 pm, Tuesday morning during Adoration 8:30-9:30, also available by appointment. Our Lenten Penance Service will be on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 7:00 pm

St. Rose of Lima, Savannah: Mondays at Noon until the line is done; -Wednesday 5:30pm until the line is done (Lent: 5:00pm-5:40pm); Fridays 8:30am until the line is done; Saturdays 4:00pm-4:45pm

St. Sabina, Belton: Sat 3 pm, by appointment/visit the office during business hours; penance service April 2 at 7 pm

St. Therese Little Flower, Kansas City: Sundays 8:45-9:15 am, and after the 9:15 am Mass as needed

St. Therese North, Kansas City: During Lent we will have Confessions every Thursday evening, preceded by Evening Prayer from 6:00 to 7:00. Friday April 12 will be what we call Forgiveness Friday when confessions will be heard from 9 AM to 9 PM. We will also have confessions from 6 to 7 PM on Wednesday of Holy Week, April 17. Our Lenten Communal Penance Service with individual confessions will be Sunday April 7 at 7:00 PM. This in addition to our regularly scheduled times for confessions which are: Wednesdays 8:00 to 8:25 and Saturdays from 3:00 to 4:15.

St. Thomas More, Kansas City: Fridays: 5-5:30PM; Saturdays: 7:15-8:00AM and 3-3:45PM

Twelve Apostles, Platte City: Saturdays at Twelve Apostles from 4:15-4:45pm. Our Lenten Penance Service will be Sunday, April 7 at 2pm at Twelve Apostles this year.

Visitation, Kansas City: All Saturdays throughout the year Confessions will be heard from 3:00pm to 3:45pm. During this Lent, additional Confessions will be heard on Wednesday evenings from 5:15 to 6:00pm.

Non-Parish Locations

Whiteman Air Force Base Chapel:

Little Sisters of the Poor community (87th Street & James A. Reed Road in Kansas City): Confessions are heard daily, one half hour before the 11 o’clock Community Mass in the Chapel confessional

Missouri Western State University: Third Thursdays 7:30pm-8:15pm (during the school year); First Fridays 1:30-2:00pm (during the school year); Sundays 4:15pm-5:00pm (during the school year)

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