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News and Upcoming Events

Our parish has many upcoming gatherings, services and events for our members. Please refer to the calendar to find out about upcoming services, meetings, and other church related information. This page will provide more information on events. Please also refer to our weekly bulletin for the latest news and events.

Please refer to our Youth & Young Adult Ministry pages for upcoming events for middle school and high school students, and young adults!
Paint Nite Fundraiser  5/06/16  (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Get creative for a great cause! St. Joseph parish is hosting a Paint Nite event. At Paint Nite, a master artist will give step-by-step instructions to create a work of art – while we socialize and sip wine. You'll go home with a masterpiece. No art experience needed! The ticket price is $45. A portion of the tickets sakles will be donated by Paint Nite to St. Joseph youth ministry. Light snacks and wine will be provided. This particular event is limited to adults age 21 and over. Please join us in the fun and register now by Clicking Here. Tickets must be purchased by May 3rd - no tickets are sold at the door.

Designer Purse Raffle  5/08/16
The high school youth group is raffling off a Michael Kors bag and wallet. Retail value is $446 and it could be yours for the low price of a ticket! Tickets are just $1 each or 6 for $5! Tickets are being sold until the morning of Mother’s Day, May 8. Drawing will be held after the 11 PM Mass on Mother’s Day, around 12:15 PM.



Ladies Sodality Meeting  5/12/16  (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
The next Sodality meeting will take place on Thursday, May 12 in the Parish Center Lounge from 10am-12pm. All are welcome to attend! For more information, please contact Mary Ann Giglio at 410-674-6980 or Lou Wilson at 301-621-7377.

Multi-Cultural Pot Luck Luncheon  5/15/16  (1:00 PM)
The St. Joseph Parish Community is blessed to have a wide variety of cultures represented in our membership. We will celebrate the diversity on Pentecost Sunday, May 5, at 1 pm in Corrigan Hall. You are invited to bring a dish that reflects your cultural heritage to share – please write a card to place with the dish with a brief description (please also include whether the dish contains nuts, gluten, wheat or dairy). We look forward to celebrating the Feast of the Holy Spirit with the many diverse families in our Parish! Sign-up sheets are located in the Church lobby. If you are attending the 11 am Mass, you may bring your dish to the kitchen before Mass.

“Door of Mercy” Pilgrimage One Day Retreat  5/19/16  (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Join your fellow male and female parishioners on this special retreat sponsored by the Ladies’ Sodality at the Shrine of St. Anthony on Thursday, May 19 from 9 am – 3 pm. The day will begin with a continental breakfast, followed by a procession through the Holy Door, a presentation on Mercy, Mass, Confession and lunch. The afternoon will include a presentation on the martyrs of mercy (Maximilian Kolbe and the Peru Franciscan Martyrs), exposition, benediction and the chaplet of mercy. Carpools will be arranged in the St. Joseph parking lot for those who are interested. Contact Norma Coffey (410-674-3394 or text 207-499-0805), or Betty Bussink (240-381-9676) for more information.

Young Adult Book Discussion  5/24/16  (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Many of us have heard of the novel "The Shack" but never actually read it. It's been made into a movie that will be released later this year.

The book has been highly recommended as a parable for exploring our relationship with God. All young adults (ages 18-35, single and married) are invited to join us for a potluck dinner and book discussion on Tuesday, May 24, at 7 PM in the Youth Room.

About The Shack: Mackenzie Allen Phillips’s youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation, and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later, in this midst of his great sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back to that shack for a weekend. Against his better judgment he arrives at the shack on wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare. What he finds there will change his life forever.

Please contact us to get more information about any of these upcoming events or if you wish to add an item to our schedule.

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