St. Joseph Parish



Ash Wednesday Schedule

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, the period of 40 days of fasting, prayer and almsgiving in preparation for the celebration of Easter.  Our focus this Lent will be Pope Francis’ Official Prayer for the Year of Mercy. Cards with the prayer are located in the church complex. Liturgy Schedule for Wednesday, February 10 7:00 a.m. […]

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Christmas Mass Schedule 2015

Merry Christmas! The 2015 Christmas Season at St. Joseph Parish Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) Every Saturday 3  – 3:45 pm, and 5 – 5:30 pm 6:30 – 6:50 pm (Spanish) Advent Day of Reconciliation Thursday, December 17 Priests available at each time throughout the day 9 – 11 pm, 12 Noon – 1:30 pm 3 […]


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March For Life

Please join others throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore and the United States for the Annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. Friday  January 22, 2016 . The theme this year is Pro-LifePro-Woman Go Hand in Hand.  Please contact Elaine Galeone to reserve seats on the bus provided by the parish at 410-252- 3553. For further  […]


Christmas Tree Lighting

Don’t miss out on our parish Tree Lighting. Saturday, December 19 after the 4 p.m. Mass.  Gather around for carols followed by cookies & hot chocolate.

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Catholic Business Network

Come to the next meeting of the Catholic Business Network!  Fourth Fridays from 7:30 to 9. at the Radisson Hotel; 2004 Greenspring Drive in Timonium.  CBN’s July speaker was Michael MacDonald, Chairman of Medifast. CBN meetings are open to all.  The first meeting is FREE. please contact Laurie Jantz at (610-597-5538). Find us online […]



What is the best way to ensure our parish receives the support it needs to cover operating expenses and continue ministries during the summer months? eGiving through Faith Direct! Please enroll today by visiting St. Joseph’s code is MD318. Faith Direct helps to stabilize our parish’s finances during a time of the year when […]


Our Daily Bread Casseroles

Casseroles for Our Daily Bread will be collected on the Second Saturday of each month.  Please bring frozen casseroles to the church parking lot between 8:30 and 9 a.m. We have a goal of 100 casseroles per month.  You can help with food items, and monetary donations, as well if you would like. If you can […]


Joseph’s Pantry Food Collection

Our collection of non-perishable food for the Franciscan Center is the last weekend of each month. Please be generous.  Donations are collected before mass at the lower level of our Parish Center.

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Youth Ministry

St. Joseph’s Catholic Youth Ministry (CYM) program is designed to meet the needs of youth through teaching, fellowship, service, community, and prayer. The program is designed to be comprehensive as directed by the U.S. Bishops’ document on youth ministry– Renewing the Vision. Our goals are: To foster the total personal and spiritual growth of each […]

Social Action – Outreach/Advocacy

Through our Parish Social 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 […]

Parish & Community Life

The major social event for the parish is Fellowship Sunday, usually held the fourth Sunday of the month, but subject to change for special events. Parishioners are encouraged to meet in the Parish Center after Sunday Masses to enjoy refreshments and meet other parishioners. Other opportunities for our parishioners to gather to renew acquaintances and […]

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 […]


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 […]

Hispanic Ministry – MINISTERIO HISPANO

Nuestra Misión: El Ministerio Hispano de San Jose promueve el crecimiento spiritual 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, […]

Family & Youth Faith Formation

The Parish Faith Formation Program ministers to our young people attending public or private schools, where Catholic faith is not taught in order to help them develop a strong and lasting relationship with God. Parents play a vital role in this process. Classes are offered weekly (September ~ May) for Preschoolers through Grade 12. Family […]


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 […]

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 […]

Scouting at St. Joseph – Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Cubs

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 Responsbility are some of the keys to our success. We are an active organization […]

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 […]