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Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil:
 5:30 p.m.
Sunday:  8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 12 noon
Monday - Friday:
 8:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.
 9:00 a.m.
Federal Holidays:
 No 12:10 p.m. Daily Mass

Mass Schedule during Easter Week - From Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10, there will be one daily Mass at 8 a.m. On Saturday there will be the usual Mass at 9 a.m. There will no 12:10 Mass that week due to the lack of available priests.  During the summer months, there will be a summer Mass schedule, beginning Memorial Day. It will be announced in May as we draw closer to June. 

Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.  For members of the Latin Catholic Church, the norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal. Two smaller meals may also be taken, but not to equal a full meal. The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from age 14 onwards.

Additional Masses are scheduled, as needed,
for Holy Days of Obligation and Holidays.


For a schedule of additional Masses, 
please see the Bulletin section of this website,
click on the week that has the Holy Day and
look at "This Week in Our Parish".



Confession Schedule

Monday - Friday:
 11:45 a.m.
 5:00 p.m.

Call the rectory if an appointment is needed.

Photo of Pope Francis I
For more than 140 years, St. Joseph's Catholic Church has stood in the shadow of the Capitol Dome, at the top of the Hill. Before there were buildings to house the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress or even offices for America's elected representatives, there were two institutions that stood side by side on Capitol Hill - the United States Capitol and St. Joseph's Church.