St. Joseph on Carrollton Manor

Catholic Church

Frederick | Maryland

A Community of Faith

A peaceful rural setting but a vibrant faith community. St. Joseph has always offered a tranquil and peaceful setting that draws a growing, diverse, and active faith community to its rural campus.

Mass Times
4:30 pm

8:30 am and 10:30 am


bell tower image - Chris Stone Photography

Jolt of Faith

God remains our anchor

It often seems like our world is filled with disagreements, wars, tragedies—a stark contrast to the loving God we believe in. But here's the thing: the chaos we see today isn't new. Throughout history, there have been wars, violence, and disagreements. We're just more...

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Restoring History

This week, we are gearing up to mark a truly special moment: the 260th anniversary of St. John the Evangelist Church. As we reflect on this milestone, it's clear that growth and rejuvenation are alive in our pastorate. The beauty of our new stained glass windows at...

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Are we letting the light of Christ shine through us?

Stained glass is more than just a beautiful adornment; it's a profound representation of deeper truths. Today, as the clouds dim the sunlight, the windows don't shine as brilliantly. And you know, that's a lot like us as disciples of Christ. When we let the light of...

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Finding Purpose in Life’s Challenges

We've all pondered the age-old question: Why does God allow bad things to happen to good people? It can be disheartening when we're faithfully devoted, attending church, praying, and following God's path, only to face adversity. But if we look at the scriptures, we...

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