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For more parish news, please read our online bulletin.          Pastor’s Corner

Please see our “Save the Date” section at the end of this page! Lots of great things coming up!

Lent01 Our Lenten Schedule can be found here.


St. Patrick's Day hatSt. Patrick’s Day Celebration~ Saturday, 14March (6-11pm), will be a fun adult evening you won’t want to miss! TICKETS ($50/person, $90/couple) go on sale this coming weekend 28February-01March)! We invite you to consider volunteering at this fun event, and to help us with gathering auction items and sponsorships. Lots more info HERE.

Water damage 24Feb15Parish Facilities News — Two sprinkler heads burst at the west end of the church earlier this week, causing significant water damage, mainly in the work sacristy. There appears to be no damage to the altar area or the main body of the church. The affected area is being cleaned and repairs will be done in the near future. We will advise if there are any schedule changes necessary as a result of this incident. (photo: many ceiling tiles were destroyed in the sacristy.)


AAA bannerAAA 2015-theme-photoThank you to all who gave or pledged! You can still make a commitment — give online or fill out a form at the parish. Even if you can give a small one-time gift ($5, $10, $20), we encourage you to give something. Every gift, of any amount, helps the poor and helps our parish.

The 2015 Archbishop’s Annual Appeal provides substantial support for our parishes as well as for a wide array of initiatives including tuition assistance, Catholic Charities and a host of other evangelizing ministries. Your gifts are responsible for many of our successes as we strive to reflect God’s encompassing love to all we meet.

Catholic BeeThe Catholic Bee has been rescheduled for Sunday, 22March, at 1pm in Lapointe Hall. Open to students in grades 3-8. Top three winners in each category win a prize and advance to the District Championships! Please register by Wednesday, 18March. More info at the link.

Parish logo for 200 yearsOur parish is in the midst of celebrating our Bicentennial! During February the Historical Society of Frederick is hosting a display featuring the contributions of St. Joseph-on-Carrollton Manor to Frederick County over our 200-year history. Read more here on our Bicentennial page.


Our Mission ~ Our Gifts ~ Our Parish

Answering the Call to Be Disciples of Christ

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, 08March — Pancake Breakfast

Friday, 19June — Time to THINK SUMMER! Parish night at the Frederick Keys!

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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