Frequently Asked Questions


Where are you located?

The Saint Margaret Campus and the Saint Mary Magdalen Mission are both located in Bel Air, MD, and are separated by approximately 3 miles.  The Callahan Center and Saint Margaret Middle School are located at Saint Mary Magdalen Mission.  Saint Margaret Church and Elementary School are located in the town of Bel Air, approximately 20 miles East of Baltimore, Maryland.

The Parish Office is located at 141 N. Hickory Avenue, between the Church and the Elementary School, upstairs in the Early Childhood Center building at the east end of the parking lot.  The office is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 9:00 am to 7:30 pm, Wednesday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Friday 9:00 am to noon (summer), Saturday 9:00 am to noon, and Sunday by appointment only.  Closed daily for lunch.  Telephone: 410-879-2670.


How do I arrange for a Baptism?

Please call or email Kathy Reilly, 410-879-2670 (x100) in the Parish Office at Saint Margaret to schedule the date you wish to have your child baptized.   There are no Baptisms scheduled at Masses during Lent. There is seminar you will need to attend. The Godparents are welcomed and encouraged to attend this seminar with you. Please call the Parish Office three (3) months before baby's arrival.


Is there a Children's Liturgy available?

Children gather for a special proclamation and reflection at Saint Margaret Church on Sunday during 10:00 am Mass, and at Saint Mary Magdalen Mission during the 9:00 am and 11:00 am Masses.


What time are confessions?

Confessions are on Saturday from 2:30 - 3:30 pm at Saint Margaret Church.


How do I have a Mass said for a particular intention?

Visit or call the Parish Office, 410-838-6969.  Mass cards are available if requested.