St. Mary Refuge of Sinners Catholic Church

Welcome to Saint Mary Refuge of Sinners and Saint Mary Star of the Sea. We are one body together in Christ.

Welcome to St. Mary Refuge of Sinners and Star of the Sea and our Spirit-filled community of faith! Thank you for visiting our website today.

If you are local to the area, we encourage and invite you to visit our parish and consider becoming a registered member of our church family. If you are traveling through our region, we invite you to join us for Mass any time you are in Cambridge.

Sharing our gifts in the many and various ministries and organizations of the parish is a most important way to live out our faith through Word, Worship, Community and Service. You will find many ways to deepen and share your faith through the life of the parish.

If you are a returning Catholic after an extended time away from the Church, or if you wish to become Catholic, we offer programs to help you on your faith journey. Please call our Religious Formation office at 410-228-4770 x 103.

We pray that you will find St. Mary’s a most welcoming and nourishing home. If we may be of assistance and support to you in any way, do not hesitate to contact us.




Palm Sunday - Mass at 9:00am/Spanish Mass at 6:00pm

Holy Thursday - Mass at 7:00pm

Good Friday - Passion of the Christ at 3:00pm/Stations of the Cross at 6:00pm

Holy Saturday - Easter Vigil Mass at 8:00pm

Easter Sunday - Mass at 9:00am/Spanish Mass at 5:00pm

Stations of the Cross - Fridays during Lent beginning February 16th @ 6:00pm - St. Mary's Refuge of Sinners

Located in the Chapel at St. Mary Refuge of Sinners
Thursday 8:30am

Sunday 9:00am (Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend)
Saint Mary Star of the Sea - Church Creek (Golden Hill )​
9:00am English 
​6:00pm en Español 
Saint Mary Refuge of Sinners Cambridge MD

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Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Friday 9:00am – 3:00pm


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For the Sake of God's Children

Catholic Diocese of Wilmington (CDOW)

For the Sake of God's Childrenis a program focused on the continuous development of a safe environment in our communties. the program has three major components:

  • Conducting Background Checks for Church Personnel
  • Ethical and Behavioral Standards for Church Personnel
  • Safe Environments

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The Diocese of Wilmington has partnered with Prevent Child Abuse Delaware to revise the current Keeping Our Promises Curriculum for Parish Religious Educations programs. these lessons are presented yearly within the context of the teachings of our Catholic Faith and utilize discussion and interactive activities in age-appropriate material. The Diocesan Child Protection Policies can be found on the For the Sake of God's Children link on the CDOW website (shown above).