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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

Living as Disciples: Pointing Others to Christ

In this past weekend's gospel, we heard Saint John the Baptist literally point out Jesus to his apostles and say, 'there is the lamb of God.' John's role as the forerunner was to prepare the way for the Lord. Just as he did, each of us, by virtue of our baptism, is...

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Reflecting on the profound meaning of Epiphany!

This past Sunday marked the beautiful feast of Epiphany—a celebration that extends beyond the tale of the three kings and their offerings. It's about the manifestation of Christ’s gift to the world—the gift of God’s salvation to those who earnestly seek Him. Epiphany...

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