St. Joseph on the Brandywine Upcoming Events

Adult Faith Formation Programs, 2018/2019

The Adult Faith Formation Committee is pleased to announce the line-up of programs for September 2017 through May 2018.

Please watch for our posters in the church and Family Center as well as save-the-date announcements in the bulletin and program details on the parish website:

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Video tour of St. Mary Star of the Sea Church and Tubman Chapel in Dorchester County

The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington has released a new video tour of the original St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, now called the Tubman Chapel; and the current St. Mary Star of the Sea, located across Hoopers Island Road from the original church, in Golden Hill, Dorchester County, Maryland.

The video is the fifth in a series featuring historic churches of the Diocese of Wilmington and may be viewed by clicking on the link below:

Other churches included the St. Francis Xavier Shrine (Old Bohemia) in Warwick, Cecil County, Maryland; Old St. Joseph's Mission Church near Cordova, in Talbot County, Maryland; St. Peter the Apostle in Queenstown, Queen Anne's County, Maryland; and the Cathedral of St. Peter in Wilmington, Delaware. Additionally, the diocese produced and released a short video on the life of Maryland Eastern Shore native, the Rev. Paul Wattson, SA, (1863-1940) - also known as Father Paul of Graymoor - who may be the first person born in what is now the Diocese, to be a canonized saint.

All these videos are available on the Diocese of Wilmington's YouTube channel - and on the diocesan 150th anniversary page -

Two History Books to Celebrate the Diocesan 150th Anniversary Now Available

Two history books, "Rejoicing in the Lord" & "Family of Faith" have been published to help commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington. "Rejoicing in the Lord" is a hard-cover, 336-page, full-color, glossy 10 inch by 10 inch book that features histories and photographs of all Catholic churches in Delaware and Maryland's Eastern Shore, plus biographies of all nine Wilmington bishops, with important ministries and events highlighted. "Family of Faith" is a 35-page, color diocesan history done in the comic book or graphic novel style that would appeal to middle schoolers and teens.

"Rejoicing in the Lord" is available for $40.00 each and "Family of Faith" is sold for $18.00 each. Items will be available after all Masses outside the Church on the weekend of 11/3 & 11/4 after 5 p.m. mass and after all Sunday Masses.

Please click on this link to view/download the flyer.

Schedule for 2018 - 2019


December 9, Sunday, 3:00 p.m.
Christmas Concert

Oratorio de NoŽl, Op.12 by Camille Saint-SaŽns and Traditional Christmas Carols with Audience Participation Presented by the Music Ministry of Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Catholic Church with Guest Soloists, Choir, Chamber Ensemble, and Organ.

There will be a free will offering. All are welcome!

Click here to download the flyer for the program.


January 14, Monday, 12:45 to 2 p.m.
Book Club
Honey from the Rock : Sixteen Jews Find the Sweetness of Christ
by Roy Schoeman

The book club of St. Joseph on the Brandywine will meet on Monday, January 14, 2019 at†in the family center to discuss the book, Honey from the Rock : Sixteen Jews Find the Sweetness of Christ by Roy Schoeman, a Jewish convert to Catholicism.

We will explore the clear links between Judaism and Catholicism through these inspiring stories of sixteen Jews who became "fulfilled Jews" through their spiritual journeys to the Catholic Church.

All are welcome. If you plan to attend, please click this link to register.

Other Events

Archived Events

Monsignor Rebman's Jubilee Celebration- July 23, 2011

Monsignor Rebman's jubliee celebration was held on July 23, 2011 at the Family Center.
Click on this link to view photos from Monsignor Rebman's Jubilee.

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