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St. Joseph, Patron Saint of the Universal Church, ora pro nobis!

 

Pontifical Mass

July 1 is the feast of the Most Precious Blood and will be the day for First Holy Communion for those who are enrolled in the class and are properly prepared. We will have a special Mass for the first communicants at 8:30 AM pontificated by Bishop Athanasius Schneider, O.R.C., auxiliary Bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan. Many visitors are expected, so we will open the hall for overflow, but once we meet capacity, people will be turned away due to safety. There will be an additional Mass at 11:30 AM for those who show up late or are unable to attend the main Mass.

 

Our Lady of Fatima Rosary Processions

 

Our Lady of Fatima

 

On the 13th of each month from May to October, we will have a rosary procession in honor of Our Lady of Fatima. Our first procession will follow the 10:30 AM Mass on Sunday, May 13, Mother's Day. Please join us in honoring Our Blessed Mother.

 

Called to Serve as Christ Campaign

The Archdiocese of Seattle is kicking off a landmark archdiocesan-wide campaign titled Called to Serve as Christ Campaign for our priests, sisters and family of faith. This important initiative has a goal of $100 million and will help meet the growing needs throughout the Archdiocese of Seattle. Each parish is asked to do its part in leading the campaign to success. Please prayerfully consider a three-year pledge to the campaign. Our parish goal is $136,747.00. Our parish, through prayer, hard work and generosity will do it’s part to accomplish this goal. St. Joseph’s will receive 15% of all funds raised up to our goal for our own local needs. Also, 85% of any funds raised beyond our goal will be returned to our parish as well. Additionally 27.5% of our goal will be contributed to FSSP for their retirement and pension. You will be hearing more about this effort in the coming weeks and months. Pray that the Called to Serve as Christ Campaign may be successful. Donate today! Please be sure to specify "St. Joseph, Tacoma" as your parish.

 

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Annual Catholic Appeal

The Annual Catholic Appeal provides financial resources for more than 60 ministries and services throughout the Archdiocese of Seattle. Our goal this year is $16,400. Donations may be made online via this link, the QR code, or by clicking on the graphic. Please be sure to select "St. Joseph - Tacoma" as your parish. Let's aim for 100% participation.

 

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Visitors

If you are a visitor to St. Joseph Catholic Church, we are happy to have you join us. All Masses at Saint Joseph are offered in the Tridentine Rite, in accordance with the liturgical books of 1962. Blue booklet missals are available in the pews to help you follow along with the Latin Mass. The readings can be found in the bulletin available in the vestibule.

 

New Parishioners

Please take a blue registration form from the vestibule if you would like to register as a parishioner at St. Joseph.

 

Choir Members Wanted

Sacred music has a very important place in the worship of the Church. Having beautiful sacred music can only be achieved through much dedication on the part of the choir. New members are always welcome. Men are particularly needed at this time. If interested or if you would like some more information, please contact (please be sure to write “Choir” in the subject line). Rehearsals are currently on Sunday mornings from 9:15-10:15 in St. Joseph’s Hall (a.k.a. the basement).

 

Pray for Our Pastor and Our Parochial Vicar

Please remember to keep Fr. Stinson, FSSP and Fr. Insco, FSSP in your daily prayers.

 

A Prayer for Priests

O Jesus, Eternal Priest, keep Thy priests within the shelter of Thy Sacred Heart, where none may touch them. Keep unstained their anointed hands, which daily touch Thy Sacred Body. Keep unsullied their lips, daily purpled with Thy Precious Blood. Keep pure and unworldly their hearts, sealed with the sublime mark of the priesthood. Let Thy Holy Love surround them from the world's contagion. Bless their labors with abundant fruit, and may the souls to whom they minister be their joy and consolation here and their everlasting crown hereafter. O Mary, Queen of the Clergy, pray for us; obtain for us many holy priests. Amen.

 

Mass Times

Sunday

  • 8:00 AM Low Mass
  • 10:30 AM Sung Mass

Monday - Thursday

  • 8:00 AM

Friday

  • 6:30 PM

Saturday

  • 9:00 AM

Confessions

  • 30 minutes prior to each Mass

Devotions

  • The Angelus or Regina Caeli is prayed after Mass each Sunday
  • Exposition with Benediction following the evening Mass on every Friday
  • The Dolours Rosary will be prayed on Friday during Exposition
  • First Saturday Expostion with the Litany of Loreto to follow the 9:00 AM Mass
  • Litany to St. Joseph is prayed after the Wednesday morning Mass for the needs of the parish
  • Rosary prior to every Mass
  • Terce prayed after Mass Monday through Thursday

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