Altar Servers assist the Priest and the Deacon in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and serve at weddings, funerals,
and other liturgical celebrations.
“Being an Altar Server is a Call to Prayer and Mission.” Pope Francis

St. Joseph provides young Catholics in grades 4 through 12 (ages 10 and up) with the opportunity to grow stronger in their faith and become more active in the celebration of the Mass by altar serving.



If you are interested in serving in this ministry or have questions, please complete the form below. You can expect to hear from someone within a week.

All volunteers in this ministry must adhere to the requirements of our Child and Youth Protection Policy for Volunteers without substantial contact with children.

Why Become an Altar Server?

7 Reasons for Becoming an Altar Server

We adhere to the Archdiocese of Baltimore Policy for the the Protection of Children and Youth. All youth 14 and older must complete a volunteer application and read the Statement of Policy and Code of Conduct.
Adults involved in this ministry must complete all the requirements for volunteers with substantial contact. Click here for more information.

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