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Drive-Thru Confessions

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 (Through July 25)

"Drive-through" confessions are offered Wednedays 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., and Saturdays noon to 1 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 3:30 p.m. 

Holy Spirit Parish, Wells/Kennebunk (Next: August 7)

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. 

Parish of the Holy Eucharist, Falmouth

The Parish of the Holy Eucharist will offer drive-thru confessions on Saturdays 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.

Prince of Peace Parish, Lewiston

Confession will be offered in the window of the rectory of Holy Family Church (607 Sabattus Street in Lewiston) on Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and Mondays through Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. You have the option of going face to face or anonymous.

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. 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.