St. Joseph Catholic Church Tacoma

Calendar of Events

January

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

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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