St. Joseph Parish



July 28/29, Before and After all Masses Non-perishable food items, hygiene products, baby products, and household goods will be collected before and after Masses. Donations may be brought to the Parish Center room 2a/b. All items will be given to the Franciscan Center in Baltimore City. To learn more about the Franciscan Center, visit […]

Train the young in the way they should go; even when old, they will not swerve from it. Proverbs 22:6

Volunteers needed in Children’s Ministry! Adults and teens who love children and would be interested in volunteering in our programs: Sunday Nursery, Children’s Liturgy of the Word (“CLOW”), and Sunday Faith Formation, please contact Amy,, to learn more.

Free Breakfast and Lunch for Youth

Baltimore County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which provides free meals to all children (ages 18 and under) free of charge and without applications or registration. Lunch provided Monday–Friday at select branches of the Baltimore County Public Library, Wednesday, June 20–Friday, August 24. […]

Friday, August 24

Cocktails in the Courtyard Friday, August 24 | 7-9 pm Acoustic guitar by Al Walsh featuring hits from the ’70s and ’80s Hawaiian pork and fixings Beer, wine, $5 margaritas $15 per person Last names beginning A-M bring appetizer, N-Z bring dessert Register online:

We Can Do More Together Event

July 17, 7–8:30 pm | Joe’s Cafe Anyone who wants to learn more about serving in Children’s and Youth Ministry at St. Joseph Parish should join us for this incredible event. RSVP at or contact us at for more information.  

Camp S*Mile & Christopher’s Place Toiletry Drive

Camp S*Mile & Christopher’s Place Toiletry Drive | July 21–29 During Camp Smile, our middle and high school students will be using donations of full-sized men’s toiletries (shampoo, soap, body wash, deodorant, toothpaste, razors, shaving cream), undershirts, and socks to make care packages for the men of Christopher’s Place Employment Academy, an intensive residential employment […]

Bible Study for Middle and High School Students

Sundays, 5-7 pm Click Here for more information

Carpenter Cup

THE ST. JOSEPH Carpenter Cup Fr. Rick invites you to join him Monday, October 1 at Hillendale Country Club for a spectacular day of golf benefitting both St. Joseph Parish and School. 7:30 am Registration 9 am Shotgun start $180/Individual $700/Foursome Continental breakfast, lunch buffet, on-course drinks, gift bag, prizes, hole-in-one contest A sponsorship committee […]

CYO Fall Soccer Registration

Registration Information here

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! Join us in Joe’s Cafe for fellowship every Sunday following the 7:30 am, 9 am, and 10:30 am Masses. Meet fellow parishioners, staff, and volunteer ministers over coffee, juice, and donuts. To volunteer for fellowship, contact Marie Lybolt, mlybolt@sjpray.orgor 410-683-0600 x2402.  Help is especially needed for set-up and cleanup.

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

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


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 […]

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, […]

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 […]