Phone: 301-739-0390
Fax: 301-739-7082
church@saintmarysonline.org
224 W. Washington St. Hagerstown, MD 21740

Staff & Parish Council


St. Mary's Church Office

St. Mary's church office is located in the Cearfoss Parish Center (across the school parking lot), and is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. (June, July, August: closed on Fridays)

The office is closed on Good Friday, the day after Easter Sunday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, the day after Christmas Day, New Year's Day, on Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after Thanksgiving.

Telephone: 301-739-0390
Fax: 301-739-7082
Email: church@saintmarysonline.org
Life or death emergnecies requiring the assitance of a priest: ext. 125


Parish Staff

Reverend Ernest Cibelli, Pastor, joined St. Mary community in July of 2016. He grew up in Howard County, Maryland and attended Mount St. Mary’s. After finishing his time at Mt. St. Mary’s he was assigned to the North American College in Rome. Coming home from Rome, he served as associate pastor of St. Joseph, Cockeysville. He was also priest - secretary to Cardinal O’Brien while in Rome. That is when he started his doctoral studies. mailto:pastor@saintmarysonline.org or call extension 110 and speak with Paula to leave a voicemail or set an appointment.

Reverend Lawrence Adamczyk, Associate Pastor,
 has been serving St. Mary Catholic Church since July of 2014. Fr. Larry celebrates the Extra-Ordinary Form Mass on Sundays and teaches Monthly Bible Study and weekly Catholic Book Club and coordinates the teaching of the RCIA. Email Fr. Larry or call extension 116.

Michael McCoy, Business Manager
 Email Mike or call extension 114

Paula Bowers, Parish Secretary,
 has been working at St. Mary since 1976. Paula’s children and grandchildren have attended St. Mary Catholic School. We are blessed to have such a dedicated and caring secretary who is so knowledgeable about our community. She loves her job, and it shows! Email Paula or call extension 110.

Deborah Carbaugh, Bookkeeper,
 is a lifelong member of St. Mary Catholic Church. She is an active member of the Catholic Daughters of America and is on the Mercy Committee. Email Deb or call extension 126.

Jan McCarter, C.C.D. Coordinator and STAND Coordinator, 
has been a long-standing member at St. Mary.  Email Jan McCarter or call ext. 129.

Aaron Percich, Ph.D., Director of Youth Formation, joined the St. Mary community in July 2018. He comes to Hagerstown with his family and a great background including a doctorate in English and, most importantly, a great love for the Lord and a desire to share that with the parish's youth.

Trevor Rowland, Liturgical Director,
 Trevor Rowland has served as the principal organist at St. Mary since 2011 and in 2014 became the Liturgical Director, overseeing liturgical music and liturgical minsiters. Email Trevor or call extension 119.

Patricia McDermott, St. Mary School Principal,
 has a wonderful husband, and three beautiful children who graduated from St. Mary School. She began her journey at St. Mary as a teacher and has slowly moved toward administration. We are very blessed to have her as our principal, because Tricia is passionate about continuously improving the school and providing our children with the best possible environment to learn. Email Mrs. McDermott or call the school (301-733-1184) extension 101.

Maintenance Department: Call extension 110.
  • Robert Eves, Head of Maintenance
  • Josh Bowers

Parish Council

Parish council meetings are held on the third Monday of August, September, November, January, March, May and June at 7:00 pm in Fatima Hall of the Parish Center. All parishioners are welcome to attend. Parish Council Members 2015-2017:

  • Rev. Ernest Cibelli, Pastor
  • Rhonda O’Malley: Contact Infrmation: Rhonda O’Malley
  • Jeff Ortiz
  • Valerie Ricketts
  • Mary McNeil: Contact information: Mary McNeil
  • Todd Anderson: Contact Information: Todd Anderson
  • Dr. Gary Smith
  • Dan Taylor
  • Jen Harman
  • Cathy Reiter