Mass & Confession Schedule

Red Latin-English missals and Latin-Spanish missals are in the Communication Center located in the left rear of the church by the statue of the Pietá.

Masses are currently offered at two different locations: St. Joseph Church and Holy Family Chapel.

St. Joseph Catholic Church
440 St. Joseph Street
Lancaster, PA 17603

Sundays: 1:00 p.m.
Holy Days of Obligation: 12 noon

Holy Rosary prayed every Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

Please note that Christmas Day Mass is typically offered at 11 a.m.

Holy Family Chapel at Historic St. Mary’s Church
119 South Prince Street
Lancaster, PA  17603

Typically, Masses are offered at 7:30 AM Tuesday through Friday and at 8:00 AM every Saturday.  Holy Rosary and Confessions begin at 7:05 AM on weekdays and at 7:35 AM on Saturdays. The schedule is announced on a weekly basis. To receive the schedule, please sign up for our mailing list.

Holy Family Chapel is on the 2nd floor of the old convent at Historic St. Mary’s Church, 119 South Prince St., Lancaster. The entrance is in the rear of the building via the parking lot. Take the elevator (via the entrance on left) or the stairs (via the entrance on right) to the 2nd floor and the Chapel will be to your left. If all the spaces are full, there is additional parking on the street and in the parking garage across the street.


Saturdays: 4:00 to 4:45 PM
Sundays: 12:15 to 12:45 PM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

There are also a couple other options for the Traditional Form of Confession in Lancaster:

  1. Before daily Masses offered at Holy Family Chapel in Lancaster.

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  1. Fridays from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. in the main church at St. Mary’s Church: 119 South Prince Street, Lancaster, PA  Fr. Olkowski is in one confessional, and Fr. Pistone is in another. If you seek the traditional absolution, simply ask Fr. Olkowski for the traditional form.