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

St. Joseph Catholic Church is an apostolate of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter.

Mass Times


  • 7:30 a.m. Low Mass
  • 9:00 a.m. Low Mass
  • 10:30 a.m. Sung Mass
  • 1:00 p.m. Low Mass

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

  • 8:00 a.m.


  • 8:00 a.m.
  • 12:00 p.m.


  • 8:00 a.m.
  • 6:30 p.m.

First Friday

  • 8:00 a.m. Low Mass
  • 6:30 p.m. Sung Mass


  • 9:00 a.m.

First Saturday

  • 7:00 a.m.
  • 9:00 a.m.


  • The Angelus or Regina Caeli is prayed after Mass each Sunday
  • The Leonine prayers are prayed after Low Masses
  • Holy Face devotions follow the 8:00 a.m. Mass each Tuesday
  • Holy Hour with Exposition & Benediction and devotions to St. Joseph follows the Wednesday morning Mass
  • Adoration with Benediction takes place from 9:00 a.m. to 6:20 p.m. each First Friday
  • Exposition with Benediction follow the evening Mass every Friday, excluding First Fridays
  • The Dolors Rosary will be prayed on Friday during Exposition
  • First Saturday Exposition with the Litany of Loreto follows the 9:00 a.m. Mass
  • Rosary prior to every Mass


Confessions are heard 30 minutes prior to each Mass and as needed after Mass.

If you need to go to confession after Mass, please wait in the last pew or along the wall.

Church Hours

The church is open one hour before each Mass and closes shortly after Mass.

Repent & Believe

Mark 1:15

Lenten Parish Mission

With Fr. Joseph Tuscan, OFM, Cap.

April 3 - April 5, 2023
6:30-8:00 p.m.

Fr. Tuscan

You and your family are invited to our three nights of Lenten Parish Mission talks with Fr. Joseph Tuscan, OFM Cap., at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Fr. Joseph Tuscan currently serves as the national director of the Archconfraternity of Christian Mothers and in full-time preaching ministry for the Capuchin Province of St. Augustine, offering retreats and reflection days for parishes, Religious, and Priests. Each talk is geared for everyone in the parish to help them grow in holiness and in their love for God.

Fr. Joseph Tuscan will preach at all of the Masses on Palm Sunday, April 2.

The Lenten Parish Mission will take place in the church on Holy Monday, Holy Tuesday, and Spy Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Confessions will follow the talks.

The schedule will be as follows:

Repent & Believe Lenten Parish Mission


"The Greatest Threat to Holiness Today"


"The Four Last Things"


"The Solution: Forgiveness and the Holy Eucharist"

Holy Week Schedule

7:30 a.m. Solemn High Mass with the blessing of palms and a procession
10:30 a.m. Low Mass
1:00 p.m. Low Mass
There will not be a 9:00 a.m. Mass on Palm Sunday.

8:00 a.m. Low Mass
12:00 p.m. Low Mass
6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Mission Talk followed by Confessions

7:00 a.m. Tenebrae
6:30 p.m. Solemn High Mass with Adoration of Our Lord until 3:00 p.m. on Good Friday

7:00 a.m. Tenebrae
11:00 a.m. Confessions
12:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross
3:00 p.m. Mass of the Presanctified

7:00 a.m. Tenebrae
8:00 p.m. Solemn High Mass
The Easter Vigil will begin with the blessing of the Easter fire outside the front of the church.

7:30 a.m. Low Mass
9:00 a.m. Low Mass
10:30 a.m. Sung Mass
1:00 p.m. Low Mass

*There will be NO morning Masses on Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday.

During the Triduum, unless otherwise noted, confessions will be heard in the confessionals, starting one hour before the Masses and service.

Liturgical Calendar


March 26, 2023

Doctrinal Note The hatred of Christ’s enemies grows day by day. It is about to break out, and on Good Friday, we shall be reminded of the most frightful of all crimes, the bloody drama of Calvary, foretold by the prophets and by our Lord Himself. The liturgy, too, taking into account both the Old…

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Passion Sunday

March 26, 2023

In the Introit, Gradual, and Tract, the Psalmist, exiled among hostile people, represents Christ “against whom rose up an angry nation.” The Gospel shows us the growing hatred of the Sanhedrim. Abraham believed the divine promises which heralded the Messias, and in limbo his soul rejoiced to see them now fulfilled. But those, who ought…

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The Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

March 25, 2023

“Hail full of grace, the Lord is with Thee.” The Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary commemorates the most important event in human history, the Incarnation of Our Lord (Gospel) in the womb of a Virgin (Epistle). Today is the day on which the Archangel Gabriel came from Heaven with the Gospel,…

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The Feast of St. Joseph, Confessor, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary

March 20, 2023

Due to Laetare Sunday, this year’s feast is transferred from March 19 to March 20. The Church always honors St. Joseph with Mary and Jesus, especially during the Christmas solemnities. This day’s Gospel is indeed that of December 24. Since the end of the fifteenth century this feast is kept on March 19: this day…

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Parish Information

New Parishioners

If you would like to register as a parishioner at St. Joseph, please fill out the online registration form, the printable form, or a blue registration form from the vestibule.


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 missalettes 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. Please visit "New to the Latin Mass" for some helpful tips.

Convert Instruction

RCIA is a specific catechetical program. The priests at St. Joseph offer individual convert instruction, instead of RCIA. In order to learn more about the Catholic Faith, please see the books below. For more information, please contact the parish office, 253-472-2489.

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. If interested or if you would like more information, please contact the parish office. Rehearsals take place in St. Joseph’s Hall (a.k.a. the basement).

Coffee Hour

Each week, following the Sung Mass, we have a Sunday social. If you plan on participating in the social, please consider bringing donuts, other pastries, finger foods, or drinks to share. The coffee hour schedule can be found here.

Our Priests

Fr. Timothy O'Brien, FSSP


Fraternitas Sacerdotalis Sancti Petri



Fr. Joseph Loftus, FSSP

Parochial Vicar

Please remember to keep Fr. O'Brien, FSSP, and Fr. Loftus, 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 and shield 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.




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