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  NEW 17Nov15: Pastor’s Corner

Pancake flipperTHIS WEEKEND! Sunday, Nov 29Pancakes, Hot Cakes, Flap Jack Breakfast! 9am to 12 noon in Lapointe Hall. Come enjoy pancakes, bacon, sausage, home fries, fruit, Knights Carrollton Council logocereal, coffee, juice, milk, hot cocoa. Suggested Donation: Adults $8; Children under 12, $6; Children under age five eat for free. Hosted by:


outreachHoliday Food & Gift Outreach~ We come together as a parish family as the holidays approach to share our blessings with families in our area who struggle to provide food for their tables and gifts for their children. Please click the logo at left to learn more.

Angel with giftAngel Tags are still available on a poster in the parish center entryway.



nativityWednesday, Dec 2 — A look at the portrayal of the nativity in paintings, presented by parishioner Chuck Zitrick. Click here to learn more.


Rudolph Dec15Friday, Dec 4 – Family Movie Night, showing Rudolph the Movie. Doors open at 6:30, movie begins at 7pm. Bring your own drinks and whatever you would like to sit on. Free event, including popcorn! Click here to see the flyer.


Teaching Mass Nov15 010 (800x532) close cropFather Leo has served his entire life giving to the body of Christ, doing so under a vow of poverty, depending fully on God to meet his needs. Our parish has stepped up with the most beautiful outpouring of prayers and gifts to support him as he travels to Minnesota for his health care over the next 3‑4 months. If you would like to help, you may use the GoFundMe account set up by parishioners.


Take survey buttonAn invitation for YOU:  Please take our survey and tell us how we can best serve you! Want to know more? Please click here to read our post.

A-Light-Brightly-Visible-page-001-824x1024Learn more about Living Our Mission to Be Missionary Disciples




Fr. Stanley Rother-01Have you heard the inspiring story of Father Stanley Rother? Please click here to read about his life and a message from Father Frazier about him.



St. Joseph-on-Carrollton-Manor new church constructionPlease take a moment to read a message from Father Frazier about the parish mortgage. We invite you to support the mortgage fund using Online Giving (see the green button in the column to the right>>).

Our monthly mortgage fund goal: $16,737 ~ Your gifts in November: $10,990 ~ THANK YOU!

Thank you for your support toward our debt. Please prayerfully consider how you can continue to help. Each week we pass the basket a second time for the mortgage immediately after the first collection.

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Immaculate Conception with dateTuesday, 08Dec — The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Masses at 12 noon and 7:30pm for this holy day of obligation.
We extend a special invitation to our senior parishioners for a light luncheon after the noon Mass. (Please note there is no Mass at Buckingham’s Choice this month.)


Saturday, 12Dec — Something for everyone!
Morning: Breakfast with Santa
Afternoon: Our parish will participate in the Frederick County Museums by Candlelight event. Our historic church will be open for visitors and tours from 12noon until 4pm.
Evening: Our 4:30 Mass will celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe and be preceded at 3:30 by an Our Lady of Guadalupe Icon Prayer Service and followed by a parish potluck dinner (click this link to sign up for the potluck).

Breakfast with SantaMuseums by CandlelightOur-Lady-Guadalupe





Caroling (2)Friday, 18Dec — Our annual Christmas Caroling Party in downtown Frederick

Sounds of the Season clipartSunday, 20DecSounds of Advent/Christmas Songs of Joy Concert 

VBS 2016 Egypt27June-01July16 ~ Vacation Bible School! Our theme is “Egypt: Joseph, from Prison to Palace.”


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Snow squallThe safety of our parish community is of utmost importance, so we’ve adopted an inclement weather policy. Please click the snow squall picture to read it. If you have questions, please contact James Mannarino, parish manager: 301.663.0907×3036 or james@sjcmmd.org.

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