St. Joseph Catholic Church Tacoma

Calendar of Events


January 1: New Year's Day - The Octave of the Nativity

Low Masses will be offered at Midnight and 8:00 a.m. A Sung Mass will be offered at 10:30 a.m.

January 3: The Holy Name of Jesus

January 4: First Friday

January 5: First Saturday - Solemn Blessing of Epiphany Water

Epiphany water will be blessed after Mass. Parishioners are invited to bring empty bottles to be filled.

Altar Server Training

Little Flowers

January 6: The Epiphany of Our Lord

The blessing of gold, frankincense, and myrrh will take place after each Mass. Epiphany chalk will be blessed before the first Mass in the sacristy and set out by the doors with prayers for the head of the house to say in blessing the home. All homes will be blessed by Father from the sanctuary after the 10:30 Mass, but the head of the house should still do this smaller blessing.

January 13: The Holy Family

January 18: Teen Night

January 19: St. Joseph Parish Homeschool Group Mothers’ Meeting

January 20: Second Sunday after Epiphany

January 22: Washington State March for Life

January 27: Third Sunday after Epiphany


January is dedicated to the Holy Name of Jesus


February 1: First Friday

February 2: First Saturday - Candlemas - The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The blessing of the candles will take place after the 9:00 a.m. Mass. As with the Epiphany water, you are welcome to bring your candles before Mass so they can be included in this blessing.

Altar Server Practice

Little Flowers

February 3: Fourth Sunday after Epiphany - The Feast of St. Blaise

The blessing of throats will take place after both Masses.

February 10: Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

February 15: Teen Night

February 17: Septuagesima Sunday

February 22: Chair of the Feast of St. Peter, the Apostle

A plenary indulgence is granted under the usual conditions to the members of the Confraternity of St. Peter.

February 24: Sexagesima Sunday - Parish Mission Begins

February 25: Parish Mission

February 26: Parish Mission

February 27: Parish Mission

February 28: Parish Mission

January is dedicated to the Holy Name of Jesus

"Grant me, O Lord my God, a mind to know you, a heart to seek you, wisdom to find you, conduct pleasing to you, faithful perseverance in waiting for you, and a hope of finally embracing you."

~ Saint Thomas Aquinas ~

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