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Welcome to Our Website!

Welcome to St. Joseph Catholic Church. We are a Roman Catholic parish of the Archdiocese of Baltimore located in Odenton, Maryland. Our pastor is Rev. James Kiesel.

We hope that you will stop by and worship with us if you are in the area. This site is designed to give you information about our church, our members and our staff as well as provide you with information on how to contact us. If you're already a member of our church, we hope you will take advantage of some of the resources and tools available to you. In addition, information about ministries, Mass times and community events can be found here. Our hope is that our website will be one of many ways you stay connected to our church community.

To become a registered member of our parish, please download, and complete a Parish Registration Form.

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Worship and Sacraments

Mass Schedule: Weekday and Weekend Mass times, including Masses offering Children's Liturgy of the Word (CLOW), can be found by Clicking Here.

Holy Days: as announced.

Confession: Saturdays from 3:30-4:30 PM or by appointment.

Baptisms: Families expecting a child are asked to contact Sr. Angela Case in advance of the birth to make preparations for your child's baptism. Sr. Angela can be reached at the Parish office Monday through Thursday.

Marriage: Couples seeking to celebrate the sacrament of marriage must contact Fr. Jim at the Parish office at least 6 months prior to their wedding date and participate in Marriage Preparation.

Holy Orders: Those interested in the priesthood, permanent diaconate or if you have religious life questions please contact the office.

Anointing of the Sick: For those anticipating a hospital stay, or are seriously ill, please contact the parish office.


Bulletin Notices: Any bulletin notices may be submitted to by noon Monday. Please note that all notices should appear complete with exact wording, any desired graphic attached, and the dates that the notice should appear.

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St. Joseph Catholic Church
1283 Odenton Rd.
Odenton, MD 21113