Welcome to our website!    Peace be with you.

 For more parish news, please read our online bulletin.   New for 5th Sunday of Lent: Pastor’s Corner

Lenten Schedule      Please see our “Save the Date” section at the end of this page!

Light is on for You logo“The Light is on for You” ~ All are welcome for the Sacrament of Confession tomorrow, Friday, 27March, from 3pm until 7pm in the church.

 Friday March 27, 5-8pm. Your parish Knights of Columbus Council invites you to join K of C Lenten fish fry--Stations of the Crossus K-of-C-Fish-Fryfor a good meal and great fraternity. Menu, photos from last week’s meal, and more information here.


Living Stations Mar15 rehearsal (6)


Living Stations of the Cross — On Friday, 27March, at 7:30pm, join us in the historic church for a dramatic musical presentation of the Stations of the Cross. Pray and experience the Stations in a different and very moving way with your fellow parishioners. Click the link to see photos from the final rehearsal.


Thanks to all who participated and attended the Catholic Bee! Our Knights of Columbus council hosted this event for parish youth.The six winners will move up to the district competition. Division 1 winners: Abby Esh, Eliza Esh, Jacob Lyons. Division 2 winners: Thomas Gondeck, Michael Anfang,Catholic Bee Nate Grande. Congratulations! Please visit their parish web page for more Knights news.


Easter ornate crossOur Holy Week and Easter schedule is available here.



Please take a moment to read a message from Father Frazier about the parish mortgage. We invite you to Front of church cropped 17Apr14support the mortgage fund using Online Giving (see the green button in the column to the right>>).


Parish logo for 200 yearsOur parish is in the midst of celebrating our Bicentennial! Read more here on our Bicentennial page. See our “Save the Date” section below for Bicentennial events.


Our Mission ~ Our Gifts ~ Our Parish

Answering the Call to Be Disciples of Christ

Almost 200 people participated in our recent “Unwrapping Your Gifts” workshop! All worked together to identify needs within our parish, and the collaboration was very fruitful! To read more and see the list of the top 10 areas identified as most important for our parish to focus on, please click here.

IMG_1548Answering the Call to be Disciples of Christ  ~ St. Joseph’s parish is full of activity. Looking for ways to get involved? We invite you to consider the many ways to actively participate in our community building and evangelization efforts, whether you have little time to share or a lot. Take a look at these opportunities! And if you feel inspired to respond, we’ll be excited to hear from you!

The Church which “goes forth ” is a community of missionary disciples who take the first step, who are involved and supportive, who bear fruit and rejoice. Pope Francis (11/24/13, no 24)

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Sunday, 19April ~ Farewell Brunch for Therese Ivanisin.

Saturday, 25Apr, 8pm and Sunday, 26Apr, 3pm ~ Concert! The Frederick Chorale and The Frederick Children’s Chorus performing Rutter’s Mass of the Children and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms (tickets available for purchase for $18/$15/$12)

Saturday, 02May — Concert! Dead Men’s Hollow. (Tickets are $22.50)

Sunday, 17May, 12-2pm — Tea with Mrs. Charles (Molly) Carroll
(tickets required, details coming soon)
Mary Darnall Carroll

Friday, 19June — Time to THINK SUMMER! Parish night at the Frederick Keys! (tickets available in April)

Sunday, 21June — Grand Finale of our Bicentennial Celebration!

20-24July — Be ready to pack up your boots, gloves, and hats — Vacation Bible School is headed to Everest! Experience Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power

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Lamb of God



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