St. Joseph Parish


Casserole Collection Canceled

This weekend’s, Dec. 9, Our Daily Bread Casserole collection is canceled. Please hold on to your casseroles until our next collection on January 12. Thank you!

Christmas Mass Schedule

Tuesday, December 19 Advent Day of Reconciliation Sacrament of Reconciliation 9-11am, 12noon-2pm, 3-5pm, 7-9pm Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 9am – 9pm Benediction 9pm Saturday, December 23 8:30am daily Mass 4pm, 5:30pm, 7pm (Spanish) Masses celebrating the Fourth Sunday of Advent Sunday, December 24 7:30am, 9am, 10:30am Masses celebrating the Fourth Sunday of Advent There […]

Gaudete-Rejoice! Concert

Sunday, December 17 GAUDETE-REJOICE! CONCERT 4:00 p.m., Church Music at St. Joseph presents GAUDETE-REJOICE! CONCERT, music of Advent and Christmas, featuring QUORUS, the men’s vocal ensemble in residence at St. Joseph Parish with St. Joseph music ministers. Program includes a premiere of St. Joseph composed by Quorus member Darren Schmidt. Free-will offering.

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.

Small Groups Sign-Up!

Discover the richness of the small group experience!  Tackle readings from the weekend liturgy, and talk about some of life’s daily challenges.  Join a men’s, women’s, couples’, or mixed adult group.  Find materials at, register: G7ME8V.  Register in one of our groups at the link below. Small Group Registration

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. – […]

Parish Weekly E-Mail

Keep up to date!  For our most recent news, and events listings, join our weekly e-mail list.

Walking with Purpose

Coming to St. Joseph this Fall! A new Catholic Women’s Bible Study Program, Walking with Purpose, will kick off this Fall on Tuesday evenings or Wednesday evenings or Friday mornings. For all women, of all ages, and all walks of life. To learn more, contact Amy Buttarazzi at You can register for a group […]

Our Daily Bread Casserole Collection

Our Daily Bread casseroles are collected monthly on the second Saturday. Please bring the frozen casseroles to the church parking lot between 8:30-9:00 a.m. Recipes and pans can be found at all Church exits and the Parish Center.  We are looking for volunteers to help collect the casseroles on the second Saturday of each month. […]

Divine Mercy Prayer at St. Joseph

Please feel free to join the Parish Divine Mercy Prayer Group in praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet prayer every Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. in the church at Our Lady’s Altar.

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, […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]