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Catholic Church

Frederick | Maryland

A beacon of faith

St. John is the oldest parish in the Archdiocese of Baltimore founded in 1763. The present church is the oldest consecrated Catholic Church in the area, and we are the mother church of the other Catholic parishes of Frederick County. 

But St. John is so much more than just a museum of the past but a vibrant beacon of faith right now. Our bell tower is the highest spire in Frederick and can be seen from Rt 70. It symbolizes what we have been and continue to be a beacon of faith and God’s Love to all.

Mass Times

Monday – 8:00am
Tuesday – 8:00am and 7:00 in Spanish
Thursday – 5:00pm
Friday – 8:00am

1st Saturday of the month – 8:00am
5:00 pm in English and 7:00 pm in Spanish

7:30 am, 9:00 am and 11:00 am


Our Mission: Love God; Live Faith; Serve All

bell tower image - Chris Stone Photography

Jolt of Faith

Embracing Mary’s Faith: A May Devotion Reflection

Embracing Mary’s Faith: A May Devotion Reflection

Join us this May as we honor Mary, the Mother of God, and reflect on her unwavering faith and courage. As the first and greatest believer, Mary's life was a continuous 'yes' to God, even amidst fear and uncertainty. Her example and intercessions inspire us to take...

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