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17630 Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21740                                                                                                                           

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St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Hagerstown, MD

News and Notes

Vacation Bible School

Who is ready for summer?  Our parishes will be hosting Vacation Bible School in June:

Monday, June 19th thru Friday, June 23rd
Monday, June 26th thru Friday, June 30th

The fun starts at 6:00 PM and ends 8:30 PM.
For ages 4 thru 6th Grade. Cost: 1 child $15, each additional child is $5.00.

Volunteer Youth Leaders and Adult Staff are always needed.

Please see our flyer for more information.

40th Anniversary of Ordination Celebration

Join us in the fun to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Ordination of Father Chris Moore, a former Pastor of Saint Joseph, Hagerstown. A brief and informative meeting will be held on Monday, May 8th, 2017, at 6 p.m. in the Bell Tower area of the Parish Center lobby.  This meeting is to gather our volunteers, and distribute a schedule of "jobs" for May 28th, so the events of the celebration will flow smoothly for Fr. Chris, his guests, and our parish family. Cannot attend a meeting? Please call Mary at 301-797-7493 with any questions or to volunteer. Please RSVP if you are planning to attend by returning this slip by May 15th with the covered dish you plan to bring and the number of guests attending.Let us make this a day to remember!

Memorial Day Tribute to our Veterans
Our local Knights of Columbus Pangborn Assembly 387 will display, Memorial Day Weekend, American Flags at our area Catholic Churches and sponsor a Memorial Day Tribute Ceremonial Dinner Event at St Joseph’s Hall on May 27, 2017 6:00PM.  Proceeds from this event will benefit HERO DOGS, INC., A Maryland 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, which improves the quality of life for our nation’s heroes by raising, training, and placing service dogs and highly skilled canines, free of charge with lifetime supporting the partnerships.  Please consider showing your support by sponsoring a flag and attending the dinner.  See attached flyer for more information.

Adult Faith Formation Opportunities

Saint Joseph

  Divine Mercy Chaplet – Fridays 3pm (Chapel)

  Miraculous Medal Novena – Thursdays 6:00pm (Chapel)

  Under Construction (men) – Every other Wed 7pm, next meeting May 3rd.

Saint Augustine

  Ideas? Stop in at our next meeting and let us know what you would like!

Saint James

  Morning Bible Study (women) – Tuesdays 10am

  Men’s Group - Every other Thurs 7:30pm (office)

Evangelization Activities

  Door to Door – (rotates locations) next event is in May at St.Augustine. 

**AFF/Evangelization Planning Meeting**

  (rotates locations) Next meeting May 9th 6:30pm at St. Joseph's - All are Welcome!! We would love to hear your ideas!!

Parish School of Religion

Please click here for a copy of the 2016-2017 registration form.

Please click here for a copy of the PSR option reference sheets.

Please click here for a copy of the 2016-17 PSR K thru 5 Calendar.

Please click here for a copy of the 2016-17 Edge and FaithLife Grades 6-12 Calendar

FaithLife FAQ's for High School Students in grades 9-12

Are you being called to serve?

We are in need of Lectors, Musicians and Singers, Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist, Ushers, Altar Servers, and Sacristans. All three parishes need volunteers for all of the Masses. No previous experience is necessary, we train everyone! Contact Erin Breeden at 301.797.9445 ext. 205 or if you are interested in signing up!

Get Connected!!!

We have four ways to digitally get connected and stay connected to St. Joseph's

Our Webpage, our Facebook Page, Our myParish app, and Flocknote!

Visit our GetConected page or see our flyer to learn more!

Regular Mass Schedule

Saturday Evening Vigil Mass - 4:30 PM; Reconciliation at 3:30
Sunday -   10:15 AM,  12:15 PM,  1:45 PM (Spanish)

7:30 AM - Morning Prayer Group
8:00 AM - Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at St. Joseph
8:00 AM - Tuesday and Thursday at St. Augustine

Vigil Mass - 7:00 PM
Day of Obligation - 7:00 PM