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Mass Schedule

Weekday Masses
Open to the public

  • Monday 6:00 p.m. (St. Martin, New Derry)
  • Tuesday 8:00 a.m. (St. Joseph, Derry)
  • Thursday 8:00 a.m. (St. Joseph, Derry)
  • Friday 8:00 a.m. (St. Martin, New Derry)


  • Saturday 5:00 p.m. (St. Joseph, Derry)
  • Sunday 9:00 a.m. (St. Martin, New Derry)
    10:30 a.m. (St. Joseph, Derry)

Father Sam will hear confessions at regularly scheduled times and by appointment.

  • Saturday 4:15 p.m. (St. Joseph in the Sacristy)
  • Monday 5:30 p.m. (St. Martin, Cry Room)

Confirmation for St. Martin/St. Joseph Churches

The Confirmation for St. Martin and St. Joseph Parishes will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at SS Simon & Jude Church, Blairsville, PA.  

This is an invitation for any adults who have made their  First Reconciliation and First Communion but missed the Sacrament of Confirmation, to receive this most beautiful Sacrament of the Catholic Church.

Please ask Father Sam or call Betty  at 724-989-5725 for more information.

Emergency Services

Please feel free to call any of these numbers if experiencing a personal crisis or are in need of emergency material assistance.
Catholic Charities Helpline – 1‑866‑409‑6455(Provides 24 -7 emergency material assistance and personal crisis assistance)   
St. Vincent de Paul Helpline – 724‑694‑5359(Provides emergency economic assistance)

FORMED Program

The Parishioners of St, Martin/St. Joseph will now be able to participate in the online, inspirational Formed Program.

Here are the instructions for logging on the first time:

Go to formed.org/signup

Select your parish (using zip code is easiest)

Register with your name and email address

Check that email account for a link to begin using FORMED.

New Faith Formation Director

Father Sam has announced the appointment of St. Martin/St. Joseph Partner Parishes’ new Faith Formation Director, effective immediately. Mrs. Kristin Kozar is a native of Derry and holds a Bachelor of Music Degree with a Minor in Religion from Grove City College in 2006. She has also earned credits in the area of early childhood development. She and her husband, Steve Kozar, have 3 children and reside in Derry. Please welcome Kristin and keep her in your prayers.

Welcome to Our Parish Family

We look forward to growing in our faith with the following new members!

St. Joseph:
Melissa Lowe
Krista Thomas
Ronald & Suzanne Edsall
Leonard & Michelle Mucci
Mr. Bobby Thompson
Mr. Scott Thompson
Nathan & Angela Bundy
Judith Scaffardi
Bryan & Kylie George

St. Martin:
Taylor Byers
Stone & Katie Kepple
Lindsay Piantine
Mark & Sharon Piantine
Shane & Jordan Willochell
Ryan & Payge Kelly
Mr. James Castellani
Richard & Anna Rohaley