St. Joseph Catholic Church Tacoma

Lenten Devotions and Schedule

Each Friday

6:30 p.m. Mass, followed by Stations of the Cross and a potluck soup supper*

*Everyone is invited to bring a pot or crock pot full of meatless soup.

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

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Parish Mission
Adoration
Septuagesima Sermon
Corpus Christi Procession

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

Mass Times


Sunday

  • 8:00 a.m. Low Mass
  • 10:30 a.m. Sung Mass

Monday - Thursday

  • 8:00 a.m.

Friday

  • 6:30 p.m.

Saturday

  • 9:00 a.m.

Confession


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.

 

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Devotions


  • The Angelus or Regina Caeli is prayed after Mass each Sunday
  • The Leonine prayers are prayed after Low Masses
  • Exposition with Benediction follows the evening Mass every Friday
  • The Dolors Rosary will be prayed on Friday during Exposition
  • First Saturday Expostion with the Litany of Loreto follows the 9:00 a.m. Mass
  • Litany to St. Joseph is prayed after the Wednesday morning Mass for the needs of the parish
  • Rosary prior to every Mass

Fr. Insco, FSSP, will be giving a silent retreat at the Archbishop Brunett Retreat Center at the Palisades in Federal Way, April 15-17. If you would like more information or to register for the retreat, please visit http://palisadesretreatcenter.org/retreat-details/?retreat=1429.

Early bird registration ends March 15, 2019.

www.sacredliturgyconference.org


Parish Information


New Parishioners

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

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 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 Matthew Ley (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).

Coffee Hour

If you are attending the 10:30 a.m. Mass, please bring doughnuts, cakes, cookies, vegetables, fruit, sandwiches, other finger food goodies, or drinks and join us for the coffee hour after Mass.

What are Your Skills and Talents?

We are compiling a list of different skills and talents of our parish family to use as a source for all the different needs and projects in the parish. Are you good at sewing, or maybe plumbing, gardening or carpentry, or computer work? The list is endless. We all have gifts to share. Please click the button below and fill out the questionnaire.

Our Priests

Fr. Thomas Longua, FSSP

Pastor

Fraternitas Sacerdotalis Sancti Petri

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FSSP

Fr. Edward Brodsky, FSSP

Parochial Vicar

Please remember to keep Fr. Longua, FSSP, Fr. Brodsky, FSSP, and Fr. Stinson, FSSP (our district superior) 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.

Amen.

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