CONFESSION

A way to maintain your relationship with God if you are staying home mandate is to say the Confiteor prayer, say the act of contrition, reflect on any minor or major mistakes you made that day and pray to God for help in the future. 

Can't go to confession during coronavirus? Consider an 'act of perfect contrition'

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Catholic apologist Tim Staples, who can be heard on Catholic Answers Live on Catholic Spirit Radio, says that in scripture, "Jesus Christ delegated authority to his new Testament ministers to be mediators of reconciliation."All cities are in McLean County unless otherwise noted.  Some churches may simply say Confessions are after 8AM Mass (rather than a specific starting time) and may not list an ending time.  There may be exceptions to scheduled Confession times, such as if the priest does an emergency Anointing o the Sick.  Some churches may not have official

ATLANTA (Logan County)

ST. MARY: 808 Pearl Street

Prior to 8:30AM Sunday Mass

Father Jeffrey G. Laible & Father Fulgens Marcel Rutatekururwa

 

BENSON (Woodford County)

ST. JOHN:  208 Jefferson Street

Sunday: Before 8AM Mass

 

BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL

EPIPHANY: 1000 E. College Avenue

Saturday: 3PM (in the parish hall)

HOLY TRINITY:  711 N. Main Street

Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 7AM         

 

OSF ST. JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER CHAPEL:  2200 E. Washington Street

Wednday-Sunday:  After 11AM Mass if requested or by appointment

ST. JOHN PAUL II NEWMAN CENTER:  501 S. Main Street

DUE TO WINTER, CONFESSION IS TYPICALLY INSIDE.  THE STAFF CAN DIRECT YOU TO WHERE CONFESSIONS ARE SINCE THEY ARE NOT CURRENTLY USING THE CONFESSIONAL IN THE NEW CHAPEL.

Confession will not occur while the Newman Center is closed for Thanksgiving break November 21-November 27 or during college Winter break December 12-January 8.  On November 29, Confession only occur at 6PM.  On December 10, Confession only occur at 12:30PM. 

Sunday: 1PM & 6PM        Wednesday: 8-9PM       Thursday and Friday: 5:30PM    

ST. MARY:  527 W. Jackson Street

Saturday: 3-3:30PM                Sunday: 12-12:30PM       *Confessions are inside the small chapel, but for distancing purposes, they use the whole room and not the Confessional door.

ST. PATRICK a.k.a. “Historic St. Patrick’s”: 1209 W. Locust Street

Tuesday & Thursday: 4:15PM (INSIDE)             

ST. PATRICK CHURCH OF MERNA (in Bloomington): 1001N. Towanda Barnes Road

Friday: 12-4PM DRIVE UP  CONFESSION  Enter parking lot off Towanda Barnes Road

 

CHATSWORTH (Livingston County)

ST. PETER & PAUL:  406 N. Fifth Street

Sunday:  9:15-9:45AM

CHENOA

ST. JOSEPH:  225 W. Owsley

Saturday: 4:15-5:15PM       Thursday:  6-7PM

Father David Sabel and Father Bill Keebler

CLINTON (DeWitt County)

ST. JOHN:  502 North Monroe Street

Saturday:  3:30PM

Father James Henning

DOWNS

ST. MARY: 108 E. Washington Street

Saturday:  4:50-5:20PM

Confession times.  You can speak to a priest when you see them to or email them and arrange a time.  This also works if you are unavailable at their scheduled times or if you have lengthy things to sayn Confession.

DWIGHT (Livingston County & partially in Grundy County)

ST. PATRICK: 100 W. Mazon Avenue

Tuesday: 5-5:40PM

 

ELKHART (Logan County)

ST. PATRICK:  213 S. Bogardus Street

prior to Sunday's 8AM Mass

 

EL PASO (Woodford and McLean County)

ST. MARY:  79 W. Third Street

Saturday:  4:15-4:30PM

Fr. Robert Rayson 

EUREKA (Woodford County)

SALVA REGINA NEWMAN CENTER:  108 E. College Avenue

Thursday: 4PM (Mass starts at 5:45)

ST. LUKE: 904 E. Reagan Drive

Walk-Up Reconciliation at 6:00 on July 20 under the carpet at St. Luke’s.

FAIRBURY (Livingston County)

ST. ANDREW:  110 E. Ash Street

Saturday: 9-9:30AM unsure if this has changed.

 

FARMER CITY (DeWitt County)
 

ST. JOHN:  612 N. Plum Street

After the Sunday 10:30 Mass, you can request confessions

Father James Henning

 

FLANAGAN (Livingston County)

ST. JOSEPH:  313 S. Main Street

Sunday: 7:30AM

Father David Sabel and Father Bill Keebler

 

GERMANTOWN HILLS (Woodford County)

 

ST. MARY OF LOURDES:  424 Lourdes Church Road

Saturday: 3:30-4PM

Father Vien Van Do

GIBSON CITY (Ford County)

OUR LADY OF LOURDES (Diocese of Joliet): 534 N. Wood St

Saturday: 4:30PM        Wednesday:  following the 8AM Mass

 

LEXINGTON

ST. MARY: 201 N. Lee Street

Saturday: 3-3:45PM

Father David Sabel and Father Bill Keebler

LINCOLN (Logan County)

HOLY FAMILY:  316 S. Logan Street

Tuesday: 7:30-8AM          Saturday: 2:45-3:30PM

Father Jeffrey G. Laible & Father Fulgens Marcel Rutatekururwa

 

LODA (Iroquois County)

ST. JOSEPH (Diocese of Joliet):  312 N. Hickory Street

Sunday: 7:30AM

 

LOSTANT (LaSalle County)

ST. JOHN:  301 N. Sheridan

Thursday:  After 8AM Mass ONLY if requested

MAHOMET  (Champaign County)

OUR LADY OF THE LAKE:  501 W. State Street

Saturday: 4PM

Father Joseph Hogan

METAMORA (Woodford County)

 

ST. MARY:  415 W. Chatham

Saturday:  3-3:45PM

Father Vien Van Do

MINONK (Woodford County)

ST. PATRICK:  420 E. Sixth Street

Tuesday:  after 8AM Mass ONLY if requested

MT. PULASKI (Logan County)

ST. THOMAS AQUINAS: 321 S. Lafayette St.

prior to the 10:00 am Sunday Mass

Father Jeffrey G. Laible & Father Fulgens Marcel Rutatekururwa

 

NORMAL (See additional Confession Times for the twin cities above alphabetized as Bloomington-Normal)

EPIPHANY: 1000 E. College Ave.

Saturday: 3PM (in the grotto)

 

ST. JOHN PAUL II NEWMAN CENTER:  501 S. Main Street

(It formerly was known as St. Robert Bellarmine.  Mass, Confession and Adoration are open to the public.  All other activities are exclusively for Illinois State, Illinois Wesleyan and Heartland College students.

DUE TO WINTER, CONFESSION IS TYPICALLY INSIDE.  THE STAFF CAN DIRECT YOU TO WHERE CONFESSIONS ARE SINCE THEY ARE NOT CURRENTLY USING THE CONFESSIONAL IN THE NEW CHAPEL.

Confession will not occur while the Newman Center is closed for Thanksgiving break November 21-November 27 or during college Winter break December 12-January 8.  On November 29, Confession only occur at 6PM.  On December 10, Confession only occur at 12:30PM. 

Sunday: 1PM & 6PM        Wednesday: 8-9PM       Thursday and Friday: 5:30PM    

 

ODELL (Livingston County)

ST. PAUL:  200 S. West Street

Wednesday:  8:35AM

 

PAXTON (Ford County)

ST. MARY: (Diocese of Joliet):  407 W. PELLS ST.

Friday: following the 8AM Mass

 

PIPER CITY (Ford County)
 

ST. PETER (Diocese of Joliet):  212 N Pine St.

Sunday:  9:30AM       Wednesday: 5PM        Friday:  7:30AM

PONTIAC (Livingston County)

ST MARY:  119 E. Howard Street

Monday through Wedndesday & Friday: 6:25-6:55AM    & Wednesday: 12-1PM      Saturday: 2:30-3:30PM 

Confession is in the adoration chapel with a screen.  Enter Howard Street door.

OSF ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL CHAPEL:  2500 W. Reynolds Street

Available before or after 9:30AM Mass on Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday through Sunday

 

RANTOUL (Champaign County)

ST. MALACHY:  311 E. Grove Avenue

Sunday: 11:15-11:45AM outdoors in the garage to the east end of the church parking lot

 

ROANOKE (Woodford County)

ST. JOSEPH:  508 W. Randolph Street

It will be at St. Josephs on July 21 at 6:00 in the rectory garage area.

 

ROBERTS (Ford County)

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (Diocese of Joliet):   202 E. Green St.

SEYMOUR (Champaign County)

ST. BONIFACE416 County Road 1100 North

Saturday:  3:30PM

STREATOR (LaSalle County & partially Livingston County)

ST. MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL:  513 S. Shabbona Street

In Mother's chapel: Saturday: 3-3:45 PM      Wednesdays: 6:30 -6:50 AM       Fridays: after 7AM Mass

 

THOMASBORO (Champaign County)

ST. ELIZABETH OF HUNGARY: 100 S Church St

Saturday: 4-4:45PM   Tuesday: 5:15-5:45PM in entry room to the left of pulpit/ambo (as you look at sanctuary)

 

TOLUCA (Marshall County)

ST. ANN:  311 W Santa Fe Ave

After Wednesday 8AM Mass ONLY if you request it

 

TONICA (LaSalle County)

ST. PETER/PAUL:  957 N 17th Road

Saturday:  5:30-5:45PM

WAPELLA (DeWitt County)

ST. PATRICK:  
308 S. locust street

Sunday: 8:30AM    Tuesday: 8:30AM

WASHBURN-ST. ELIZABETH CHURCH-No weekly Confession times.

They only hold Mass on the 3rd Saturday of February, April, June, August, October:  6PM

WENONA (Marshall County)

ST. MARY:  207 W. Third Street South

Friday: After 8AM Mass ONLY if requested

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