Our Parish

Parish Mission Statement

Formed by God’s Word, Called to be disciples of Jesus Christ, Empowered by the Holy Spirit, The parish community of St. Andrew by the Bay Seeks to be A Joyful Sign of God’s Reign.

As a baptized community of faith in the Roman Catholic Tradition, we celebrate and witness to God’s Presence through:


Library Open:

  • Sunday mornings 9:00-11:30 a.m.
  • Summer Sundays (Memorial to Labor Day):  9:30-10:30am
  • During office hours, unless the room is being used.
  • Evenings, before and after meetings.

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What's Happening at our Parish

Schedule for Ash Wednesday

March 1

9:00am      Mass with Distribution of Ashes in the Church
Noon          Prayer Service with Distribution of Ashes in the Church
4:00pm      Prayer Service for Families and Children with Distribution of Ashes in the Upper Hall
7:00pm      Mass with Distribution of Ashes in the Church
Abstinence from eating meat on Fridays during Lent for people 14 and older.
Fasting on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday for people 18 through 59 years old without health restrictions (2 small meals, 1 regular meal, and no snacks). 

Lenten Observances


Wednesday evenings during Lent, beginning March 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the church.

The Sacrament of Reconciliation

Wednesday evenings during Lent, beginning March 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the church

Soup Suppers

Every Friday during Lent, beginning March 10 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the Upper Hall.

Mardi Gras

Saturday, February 25

6:00-10:00 p.m.

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Lenten Small Groups

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In the parish center on Friday nights.  In the homes of your neighbors throughout the week.

Blood Drive

March 5

8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Saturday, March 11

6:00-11:00 p.m.

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Archbishop's Annual Appeal 2017

Forward in Faith

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20th Annual Men's Conference

Saturday, March 25

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Save the Date!

Bingo by the Bay

April 22, 2017 ~ 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Tickets go on sale at the end of March.  All proceeds go to the Workcamp Mission Trip to Hartford, CT, July 9-15.

Save the Date!

Middle School Summer Madness

June 26-30, 2017

Registration will open April 24.

Save the Date!

Vacation Bible Camp

July 10-14, 2017

Registration will open April 24.

Vocations Chalice Blessing Program

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Mass Schedule Regular:

Saturday: 5:00pm
Sunday: 8:00, 9:30 and 11:30am

Daily Liturgy: 9:00am Monday-Thursday
Friday at 9:00am:  Morning Prayer with Holy Communion
(During inclement weather, daily Mass is not celebrated when Anne Arundel County Schools are closed or there is a delayed opening.)

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena Prayers Wednesdays during the 9:00am Liturgy.

Holy Days: 9:00am and 7:00pm

Mass Schedule Summer:

Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend inclusive

Saturday: 5:00pm
Sunday: 8:30 and 10:30am


Saturday: 3:30pm or by appointment

Anointing of the Sick

Please come to the front of the church after Mass and Father will be happy to anoint you, or call for an appointment.

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