The first formal meeting of parishioners occurred in October of 1952.  The first Mass was held at St. Martin's Camp Chapel in Love Point on September 20, 1953.  Mr. David Nichols donated the existing property to St. Christopher's in honor of his mother and groundbreaking ceremonies commenced on October 31, 1954.  The first Mass was held a year later on October 2, 1955.  A Parish Council was formed in the fall of 1967 and CCD building was added in 1971.  In 1977, the parish built a rectory for its priests.  A new parish Center was added in 1991.  The parish celebrated it's 50th Anniversary in 2004.


Parish History

 Short film:

 From Dream to Reality

 Dedication Day 1955


St. Christopher's Church

1861 Harbor Dr.

Chester, MD 21619-0660

Parish Office:  410-643-6220



Hours:  Mon.–Fri. ( 9:00 – 4:00 p.m.)

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