St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Hagerstown, MD

News and Notes

Online Giving

We are pleased to announce that our parish is now offering Online Giving. 

If you have not yet signed up for Online Giving, please consider this method of contribution. Online Giving can stand on its own as a means of donation or can be used in conjunction with your regular offering envelopes and offers additional benefits for you as a giver.

Some of these benefits include:

*No need for writing checks

*Option to remain anonymous

*Financial planning allows you to align your paychecks with your parish's offertory schedule

*Allows you to give even if you are unable to attend parish services

*Contribution amount is easily adjusted

*Credit card option allows you to take advantage of any benefits such as airline mileage or cash bonuses *Use Online Giving in conjunction with offering envelopes

*No need to share confidential credit card or bank account information with parish staff; enter it directly into the Online Giving secure site

If after signing up you decide you do not wish to continue giving online, you are able to discontinue at any time. Donation amounts, frequency of giving, and account information are easily adjusted and in the complete control of the giver.

29th Annual Crab Feed

​The 2019 Crab Feed will be held on Friday August 3rd from 6pm-9pm in Riggie Hall.  Tickets are $45 per person in advance and $50 at the door.  Ticket price includes ALL YOU CAN EAT Crabs, Fried Chicken, Corn on the Cob, Desserts, Beer, Soda, and MORE! 

Tickets can be purchased at the office on online HERE.

New York City Bus Trip

St James Parish, as part of their s150th anniversary celebration, is organizing a 3 day/2 night bus trip to New York City.  The weekend trip will offer free time to shop and sightsee and enjoy the Holiday Splendor of New York City. Enjoy the beautiful window decorations and the “tree” in Rockefeller Center as well as the Holiday Craft fairs throughout Manhattan and attend mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral.  A Tour Director will be with the group the entire weekend to assist and help with directions and suggestions.  For more information please see our Flyer.

We're going on a trip to the Pacific Northwest and California!

September 16th - 23rd 2018

Highlights will include Seattle, Mount St. Helens Visitor Center, Portland, Columbia River Gorge, Newport, Bandon State Natural Area, Redwood National Park, Eureka, Avenue of the Giants, San Francisco, and a choice of San Francisco Bay Cruise or a City Tour of San Francisco.

More more information please see our flyer or visit our trip website.

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 at 7pm, next meeting Sept. 5th.

  Bible Study for Beginners - Every Friday at 10am

Saint Augustine

  Rosary - Sundays at 8am

Saint James

  Morning Bible Study (women) – Tuesdays 10am

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

  Rosary - Sundays 10am

Evangelization Activities

  Christ Life – Sharing Christ (Part III) starting this October (on-line info at

  Door to Door – (rotates locations)

  All are Welcome!! Stop in and see the exciting plans we are working on!

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)

8:00 AM - Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at St. Joseph
8:00 AM - Tuesday and Thursday at St. Augustine

11:30 AM - Monday and Friday at St. James

As announced, please see bulletin.

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