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 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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