All Saints Parish, Brunswick
Drive-through confessions will be offered at St. Mary Church on 144 Lincoln Street in Bath on Saturdays at 10 a.m. and at St. Patrick Church on 380 Academy Hill Road in Newcastle on Wednesdays at noon. Also, confessions are available by appointment by calling the parish at (207) 725-2624.
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Portland
Confessions will be offered at the chapel of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland behind the crucifix on Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please enter the parking lot through the Cumberland Avenue side. Parish staff will be on hand to help guide everyone through the process, as needed.
Corpus Christi Parish, Waterville
"Drive-through" confessions will be offered Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of Notre Dame Church on 116 Silver Street in Waterville and Saturdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot of St. John the Baptist Church on 26 Monument Street in Winslow.
Good Shepherd Parish, Biddeford
Priests of Good Shepherd Parish will offer confession in the parking lot of St. Joseph Church, 178 Elm Street in Biddeford, on Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Holy Family Parish, Greenville
Fr. Aaron Damboise will offer the sacrament of reconciliation in a drive-thru format at Holy Family Church on 145 Pritham Avenue in Greenville on Saturdays at 3 p.m.
Holy Spirit Parish, Wells/Kennebunk
Drive-through confessions will be offered on the first Friday of every month at noon at St. Martha Church (30 Portland Road in Kennebunk) and St. Mary Church (34 Eldridge Road in Wells). Signs and an attendant will guide you.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Windham
Fr. Lou Phillips will be available to hear confessions from the back porch of the Our Lady of the Perpetual Help rectory in Windham on Saturdays from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. From the handicapped parking lot across from the church, penitents can access the back yard of the rectory, one at a time, and approach the porch. Depending upon where the penitent stands, he or she will have the anonymous or face-to-face option. In the event of inclement weather, confessions will be cancelled.
Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Sabattus
Fr. Seamus Griesbach will offer the sacrament of reconciliation in a similar drive-thru format. Fr. Griesbach will hear confessions from the window of the rectory, located next to the Our Lady of the Rosary Parish sign on 131 High Street in Sabattus, on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays (4 p.m. to 6 p.m.) and Saturdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Confessors need only drive up the driveway, keep their window down, and enjoy informational signs while they wait.
Parish of the Holy Eucharist, Falmouth
The Parish of the Holy Eucharist will offer drive-thru confessions on Saturdays (except May 9) from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. Gregory Church, 24 North Raymond Road in Gray; Saturdays from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Holy Martyrs of North America Church, 266 Foreside Road in Falmouth; and Saturdays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 326 Main Street in Yarmouth.
Parish of the Precious Blood, Caribou
Parish priests at Parish of the Precious Blood in Caribou are offering confession. Interested parties can call the rectory at (207) 498-2536.
Parish of the Resurrection of the Lord, Old Town
Fr. Kyle Doustou will offer confession in a drive-thru format in the Holy Family Church parking lot on Brunswick Street in Old Town on Saturday, April 25, at 3 p.m.
St. Anne Parish, Gorham
Every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., confessions will be offered at St. Anne Church, located on 299 Main Street in Gorham. On the lower lever of the church building, Fr. Cartwright will be inside the left window of the lower church (hall) entrance, and a tent will be provided for penitents outside of the window.
St. Joseph Parish, Bridgton, and St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Norway
Confessions are offered every Wednesday from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot behind St. Catherine of Sienna Church on 32 Paris Street in Norway; every Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church on 857 Main St. in Fryeburg; and every Friday from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot of St. Joseph Church on 225 South High Street in Bridgton. Confessions can also be scheduled by appointment by calling the office at (207) 743-2606.
St. Joseph Parish, Farmington
Father Paul Dumais will hear drive-thru confessions on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Joseph Church, 133 Middle Street in Farmington. Drive through the carport at the parish hall, and Father Dumais will come out of the hall and hear your confession through the passenger side window of your vehicle.
St. Matthew Parish, Limerick
Confessions will be offered at St. Matthew Church, located on 19 Dora Lane in Limerick, on Saturdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a chair if someone wants to get out of their car to go to confession, but if they can't get out of the car, the priests will come over to the passenger side window to hear their confession. If there is more than one person in the car, then the others will have to step out.
St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Bangor
Confessions will be offered every Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of St. John Church, located on 217 York Street in Bangor.
St. Rose of Lima Parish, Jay
Curbside Confession is available on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church Street in Jay. Drive up Church Street and park at the side entrance of the church and Father Paul Dumais will come out of the side entrance and hear your confession through the passenger side window of your vehicle.
St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish, Sanford
Fr. Bill Labbe and Fr. Jack Dickinson will offer confessions in front of the rectory at Notre Dame Church, located on 10 Payne Street in Springvale, on Saturdays from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. There will be a chair set up under a tent, but if penitents can't get out of the car, the priests will come over to the passenger side window to hear their confession. If there is more than one person in the car, then the others will have to step out.