Contact Information
 Parish Office

Open Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Please address all correspondence for both parishes to the Parish Office at:

16150 St. Anthony Rd.
Emmitsburg, MD. 21727
Phone: 301-447-2367
Emergency Phone: 301-875-4957

With the exception of emergencies, please direct your call to the appropriate office.

  • Pastoral/Administrative Office
    Phone: (301) 447-2367
    Fax: (301) 447-3618
  • Religious Education/Youth Ministry Office
    Phone: (301) 271-4099
    Fax: (301) 271-7127
 Parish Staff
 General Information
BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENT POLICY: Only those announcements directly related to Parish events, Archdiocesan issues and area Catholic Schools will be published. All articles submitted for printing in our bulletin must be presented at the Parish Office in writing no later than 12:00 p.m. Friday a week prior to the weekend of publication. If possible, please e-mail your announcement to the
Bulletin Editor at

NEW PARISHIONERS: Welcome to St. Anthony Shrine/Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. Registration Packets are available in the back of Church and in our Parish Office.  Parish Registration form.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS: If you are moving or have a change in your address or phone number, please contact our Parish Office.

SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM: Baptismal Preparation is held on a monthly basis. Expectant parents are asked to call the Parish Offices to register.

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION:  St. Anthony Shrine: 1st Saturday of the month - 2:30 pm.  Our Lady of Mount Carmel: 3rd Saturday of the month - 2:30 pm.  By appointment with Fr. Larry (301) 447-5788.

MARRIAGE PLANS: By Archdiocesan regulation, arrangements for marriage preparation and a wedding date must be mad at least six (6) months in advance of anticipated date. Please contact the Parish Office.

CARE OF THE SICK: Please notify the Parish Office when a member of the parish is in the hospital or if someone is unable to attend Church and wishes to receive Holy Communion at home.