St. Joseph Parish


Solemnity of St. Joseph

Join us Monday evening, March 19,  as we gather as a parish community to celebrate the Solemnity of Saint Joseph with a special mass at 7:30 pm. Reception to follow in Joe’s Café.    

Lenten Day of Reconciliation and Prayer

Masses: 7:00 am and 8:30 am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: After the 8:30 am Mass Confessions: 9:00 am – 11:00 am Msgr Rick Hilgartner, Fr. Carlos Osorio, Fr. Joe Barr, Fr. Joe Wenderoth 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm Msgr. Rick Hilgartner, Fr. Sam Young, Fr. Francis Ouma, Msgr. Tom Tewes 3:00 pm – 5:00 […]

Stations of the Cross

STATIONS OF THE CROSS Each Friday of Lent: February 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23 Stations of the Cross: 1:30 pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Stations of the Cross, and Benediction: 7:00 pm BILINGUAL STATIONS OF THE CROSS Fridays, February 23 and March 16: 7:00 pm Good Friday, March 30: 3:00 pm (Stations […]

Vacation Bible School 2018!

Vacation Bible School 2018 Campers: PK 3 – 5th grade Volunteers: 6th grade and up June 25 – June 29, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon St. Joseph Parish 100 Church Lane, Cockeysville, MD Register Online:

Perfectly Yourself-Small Groups

Is this the Lent you work on becoming more… Perfectly Yourself After receiving Matthew Kelly’s book Perfectly Yourself at Christmas, maybe you resolved to read and work on some of his ideas in the new year. But like many resolutions, it can be hard to do alone… you don’t have to do it alone! This […]

First Eucharist Workshop

All students enrolled in the sacramental preparation program are invited to attend our Eucharist Workshop on Saturday, March 17 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Check-in will be held in the MPR. All parents are asked to send or bring in a copy of their child’s baptismal certificate before the workshop.

Inclement Weather Policy

Monday through Friday: If Baltimore County schools are closed, morning daily Mass and all daytime and evening activities on campus will be canceled. If Baltimore County schools open late, daily Masses continue as scheduled. If Baltimore County closes schools early, or cancels afternoon and/or evening activities, ALL Parish and School events will be canceled. Weekend: […]

Liturgical Ministers Needed

LITURGICAL MINISTERS We have the need for more Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion.   Each weekend we need 54 ministers to serve our liturgies. We also have the need for more Altar Servers.  Each weekend we need 18 to serve our liturgies. Direct inquiries to Fr. Carlos, ph: 410-683-0600; Pat Caudle, ph:  410-302-3605.

Sarah’s Hope Call for Volunteers!

Are you looking for a new way to serve? For over 10 years, St. Joseph volunteers have served lunch monthly at the Sarah’s Hope Shelter, a program of the St. Vincent DePaul Society of Baltimore. Serving is fun and a great way to give back to the community. We’re looking for new members to help […]

TechTalk @ St. Joseph

Join Joe Liberto, and the TechTalk team for a short presentation on technology, and personalized assistance on any tech topic! Meetings are the second Sunday of each month at 12:00 p.m.

St. Joseph Pantry

Before and after all Masses, the fourth weekend of each month, Parish Center Room 2 We collect donations of non-perishable food, toiletries, baby products, and household products for the Franciscan Center in Baltimore City. Kindly check expiration dates before donating. Thank you.


Join us for Fellowship! YOU are invited to Joe’s Cafe for coffee, juice & Dunkin’ Donuts EVERY SUNDAY following the 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., and 10:30 a.m. Masses. Come meet staff and volunteer ministers! To volunteer for fellowship, contact Marie Lybolt, or call 410-683-0600 x2402. Help is especially needed for set-up (7:00 a.m. – […]

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Walking with Purpose

Walking with Purpose is a Catholic Bible study that aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Christ. Through personal study and small group discussions, the group helps to link our everyday challenges with solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Catholic Church. Tuesday evenings, Wednesday evenings or Friday morning group sessions are up […]

Welcome to St. Joseph's

Hispanic Ministry – MINISTERIO HISPANO

Nuestra Misión: El Ministerio Hispano de San José promueve el crecimiento espiritual y personal de la comunidad Hispana, y la asiste en los ámbitos religioso y social a fin de promover una major integración en la parraquia y en la comunidad de Cockeysville. Además, coordina los esfuerzos de los feligreses Hispanos para desarrollar y enriquecer […]

Health Ministry

Respect Life Ministries The Respect Life committee has three sub-committees, which attempt to develop ministries and program that meet some of the needs of the parishioners. The parishioners with special needs such as the elderly, homebound, mentally and physically challenged, the unborn, as well as those in a crisis pregnancy, in a hospital/or nursing facilities, […]


Join us for Fellowship Sunday, hosted weekly after the 7:30 a.m, 9:00 a.m., and 10:30 a.m. Masses. Parishioners are encouraged to meet in Joe’s Cafe to enjoy refreshments and meet other parishioners.    


The Liturgy is Christ’s perfect work of worship of His Father. He joins us to Himself, especially at this Mass, so that we may worship God more perfectly. Members of the Liturgy Committee, acting on behalf of all parishioners, focus on the various aspects of good liturgy and its practical implementation. From their individual study […]

Our Heritage

Beginning in the 1840’s, hundreds of Irish and Italian immigrants found employment in Baltimore County in the numerous kilns and quarries as well as on the railroad which linked Baltimore with Pennsylvania. To care for the spiritual needs of these immigrants, the Reverend Thomas O’Neill held Mass from 1846 to 1850 in the home of […]


St. Joseph Parish consciously tries to implement the three components of Catholic Evangelization as outlined in Pope Paul VI’s Encyclical on Evangelization: to nurture the faith of practicing Catholics, to invite back those Catholics who are no longer active in the communal participation of the faith, and to reach out to those who have no […]

Family & Youth Faith Formation

The Parish Faith Formation Program ministers to all children and teenagers in order to help them develop a strong and lasting relationship with God. We offer a variety of programming for kids and teens of all ages, to learn more visit our registration page HERE. Programs are offered weekly (September ~ May) for Preschoolers through […]

Knights of Columbus Fr. O’Neill Council 4011

The Father O’Neill Council 4011 of the Knights of Columbus is a fraternal organization of Catholic men dedicated to the Church. We will expend our energies toward preserving the sanctity of life and making a difference in the community via service and charity. In pursuit of these objectives, we promote family, develop friendships, enjoy fraternalism […]

Scouting at St. Joseph – Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 497 Boy Scout Troop 497, founded in 1959, presently numbers over seventy boys. We are a “Boy Run” operation and pride ourselves on the accomplishments of our young men over the years. Heavy emphasis on leadership, character development, and personal responsibility are some of the keys to our success. We are an active organization […]

Celebrating the Sacraments

• Eucharist In the celebration of the Mass, our parish family comes together to grow in understanding of God’s Word and to share the gift of Christ himself in communion. The Eucharist is the foremost way in which people of St. Joseph Parish demonstrate and celebrate their oneness with God. MASS SCHEDULE Monday – Friday […]

Community Outreach

Through our Parish Community Outreach Ministries committee, programs and projects take place throughout the year to aid those in need within our parish and the larger community. The work of the committee – and those who unite with it – is modeled on the works of mercy given to us by Jesus. Volunteers attempt to […]