Welcome to St. Theresa's Catholic Church

St. Theresa Parish invites you to explore our Catholic church community and ministries that serve Federal Way and Northeast Tacoma. St. Theresa's 

...invites all to follow Jesus Christ... and ...know the love of Jesus Christ...

...invita a todos a seguir a Jesucristo... y ...invita a todos a conocer el amor de Jesucristo...

Open the complete Vision/Visión and Mission/Misión statements and goals/objectivos 2020.

Annual Catholic Appeal 2020 / Petición Católica Anual


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Have you ever wanted to see the hands, faces, and places of the Annual Catholic Appeal in Western Washington? Your Church supports many ministries and services throughout the Archdiocese – made possible by YOU!

Watch the video now - In English or En Español,


Learn more about the Annual Catholic Appeal and Parish Stewardship at St. Theresa's.

Aprende más de la Petición Católica Anual y la parroquia administración de Santa Teresa.

 News About Church Reopening

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For updates from Archbishop Etienne and Linda DeMarce, our Pastoral Coordinator, and the government and archdiocesan guidelines for churches reopening, see the current News.

Para obtener actualizaciones del Arzobispo Etienne y Linda DeMarce, nuestro Coordinador Pastoral, y las pautas del gobierno y la arquidiócesis para la reapertura de iglesias, vea las Noticias actuales.

Masses in the Church / Misas en la iglesia

Beginning July 4, St. Theresa's celebrates Mass inside, in the church. A partir del 4 de julio, Santa Teresa celebra la misa en el interior, de la iglesia.

Saturday: 5 PM English, 7 PM Spanish.   Sábado: 5 PM Inglés, 7 PM Español 

Sunday: 8:30 AM English, 10:30 AM Spanish, 12:30 PM English  
Domingo: 8:30 AM Inglés, 10:30 AM Español, 12:30 PM Inglés


We follow sanitation and social distancing guidelines, so attendance is limited. An appointment is required. Please arrive for check-in at least 20 minutes before Mass begins and bring your own mask.

Seguiremos los reglamentos de sanitización y el distanciamiento social, por lo que la asistencia es limitada. Se requiere cita previa. Las personas que asistirán deberán llegar a la puerta de admisión, al menos 20 minutos antes de que inicie la misa. Favor de traer su cubrebocas




The number of people who can gather together is limited, so you must make an appointment to reserve a place at Mass. You can either call the parish office at 253-838-5924 or click the button to schedule an appointment.

El numero de asistencia es limitado, por lo que debe hacer una reservación para un lugar en la misa.  Usted puede llamar a la oficina parroquial al 253-838-5924 o presione el botón “Click” para hacer su reservación.

Details and instructions for scheduling an appointment, reserving a place at Mass or an event.

Safety Training documents and recordings for volunteers.

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In-Person Mass at St. Theresa’s? What if you could get information via email or text message? Coming soon: flocknote

Misa al aire libre en Santa Teresa? ¿Qué pasaría si pudiera obtener información por correo electrónico o mensaje de texto? Próximamente: flocknote

Sunday Mass with Father Jay and Padre Gilberto

Mass in English with Father Jay is live-streamed on Facebook Sunday at 8:30 AM. Mass in Spanish with Fr. Gilberto is live-streamed on Facebook Sunday at 10:30 AM.

El P. Jay transmitirá en vivo la misa el domingo a las 8:30 a.m. El P. Gilberto transmitirá en vivo la misa el domingo a las 10:30 AM.

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Weekday Mass with Father Jay and Padre Gilberto

Mass in English with Father Jay is live streamed on Facebook on Wednesday 6 PM, Thursday 9 AM, Friday 9 AM. Mass in Spanish with Fr. Gilberto is live streamed on Facebook on Thursdays at 6 PM.

El P. Jay transmitirá en vivo misas del día los miércoles a las 6 PM, jueves y viernes a las 9 AM. El P. Gilberto comenzará a transmitir en vivo Misa del día en español, los jueves a las 6 PM.

How to log in to Facebook for Mass / Cómo iniciar sesión en Facebook para misa  (PDF)

Sunday Missal

Mass Responses and Prayers (PDF) The Roman Missal, Third Edition

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Church Open for Private Prayer / Iglesia Abierta Para Oración Privada

St. Theresa Church will be open for private prayer beginning Wednesday, May 20.

Wednesday 10 AM-12 Noon, 6-8 PM; Thursday 10 AM-12 Noon, 6-8 PM; Friday 10 AM-12 Noon.

If you are sick, or beginning to feel ill, please remain home. All safety guidelines will be adhered to.  A staff member will be present while the church is open.  

La Iglesia de Santa Teresa estará abierta para la oración privada a partir del miércoles 20 de mayo.

Miércoles 10 AM-12 de mediodía, 6-8 PM; Jueves 10 AM-12 de mediodía, 6-8 PM; Viernes 10 AM-12 de Mediodía. Si está enfermo o comienza a sentirse enfermo, favor de quedarte en casa. Se seguirán todas las pautas de seguridad. Un miembro del personal estará presente mientras la iglesia esté abierta.

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  List of resources for Mass online, prayer, reflection, Stations of the Cross, and more. 

FORMED Live events for bible study, lives of saints, evangelization, and more 

Pallium Mass

Pallium Mass Info

July 16 at 2 PM


 The summer blood drive at St. Theresa Church has been canceled. You can still donate at the Federal Way Center,
1414 S 324th Street, Suite B101, Federal Way, WA 98003. Click Here to Make an Appointment. (June 8, 2020)

Learn about stewardship at St. Theresa's.

New to the Parish?

Registration form and information

Forma de Registración


Safe Environment
Commitment and Volunteer instructions


Giving time, talent, and treasure

Archdiocesan Planning Study Report


Becoming Catholic
For more information about becoming
Catholic or reconnecting with the
Catholic Church, please contact the
Parish Office at 253-838-5924.


Office of the Archbishop

Letter to Address Racism (June 2020)

Statement on DACA (June 2020)

Prayers for Workers

Census 2020 Participation (March 2020): English   Español

Protect and Heal

Catholic Bishop Abuse Reporting Service



Archdiocese of Seattle

Faith Formation / Education / Enrichment

Community Ministries