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Corpus Christi Parish
2075 Lafayette Rd
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone: (603) 436-4555 Fax: (603) 433-4401
A Parish of The Roman Catholic Diocese of Manchester NH

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Our Churches are Open for Prayer
Immaculate Conception: Daily, 7:00AM - 8:00PM
St. James: Monday - Friday, 8:30AM - 3:00PM, closed on Saturday; Sunday, 10:00AM - 5:00PM
St. Catherine of Siena: Daily, 7:00AM - 7:00PM

In June, 2006, three Portsmouth parishes, Immaculate Conception, St. Catherine of Siena and St. James were merged into one Corpus Christi Parish. (See the "Show Full Address List" above for the location of each church.) Masses and Sacrament of Reconciliation are provided as follows:

Weekend Mass Times
Sat: 4 p.m.; Sun: 8:30 a.m. (Immaculate Conception)
Sun: 10:30 a.m.; 4 p.m. (St. James)
Daily, Mon-Sat: 8:00 a.m. preceded by Morning Prayer at 7:40 a.m. (St. Catherine)
Spanish Mass, Sun 2:00 p.m. (St. Catherine, depending on the availability of a Spanish speaking priest.† Check the calendar to confirm.)
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And "oh by the way," our parish Mass is broadcast over Portsmouth Public Media TV (PPMTV) cable channel 98, which is available to all Portsmouth Comcast cable subscribers, Sundays at 10:00AM and repeated†Tuesdays/Thursdays at 7:00PM.† Note that this is a videotape of the prior Saturday evening Mass at IC, (i.e. NOT yesterday`s Mass), but it still helps our homebound "stay connected" to the parish.
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After Daily Mass (St. Catherine)
Sat: 3:00 p.m. (Immaculate Conception)
Sun: 3:15 p.m. (St. James)
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††††††††† Holy Day Masses
Usually at 8:00 a.m. (St. Catherine), 12:10 p.m. (Immaculate Conception) and 7:00 p.m. (Immaculate Conception). Usually, there is NO vigil Mass. To confirm these times, check the calendar for the specific date and place.

For a summary of primary services and points of contact, see our bulletin cover.



Here are links to some of the questions we receive most often.The answers may only scratch the surface, so please donít hesitate to call us to get a more in depth explanation or guidance.

1. How do I get my child baptized?

2. How do I get a certificate of Baptism?

3. What are the First Communion/Reconciliation requirements?

4. What are the Confirmation requirements?For Youth?For adults?

5. How does an adult become a baptized Catholic?

6. How does a fallen-away Catholic rejoin the Church?

7. How does one get married in this parish?

8. How do I become a registered parishioner?

9. How do I sign up for envelopes and can I make contributions via EFT (electronic funds transfer)?

10. How do I have a Mass celebrated for someoneís intentions?

11. How can I arrange for someone to visit a shut-in or hospitalized person?

12. How do I arrange to have a person receive the Sacrament of the Sick?

13. How do I submit a personís intentions to the prayer line?Call the rectory at 436-4555, or send an e-mail to Ginny McDonough at

14. How do I get information about Calvary cemetery?

15. How do I get an item published in the bulletin or parish calendar?

16. Do you have any opportunities to volunteer?



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