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. view more    St. Theresa's includes a growing, active Hispanic community. view more   To learn more about St. Theresa's Parish, open the 2014-2015 Annual Report on Parish Ministries and Finances (PDF).


Faith Formation Classes Are Underway

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Classes for all preschool to 5th grade students (English) are on Sundays from 9:45a.m. -10:45 a.m. Preschool through third grades meet in the church classrooms. Grades four and five are in the parish office classrooms. Children in preschool to second grade can also participate in the Children's Liturgy of the Word during the 8:30 a.m. Mass and the 11 a.m. Mass. The children will be dismissed by Father to go and study the readings with catechists, and then will return later in mass. 

 Las clases para todos los kindergarton a los estudiantes de 5º grado (Español) son los sábados 17:30-18:45 en el edificio de la iglesia y de la oficina.

Edge for students in 6th-8th grades meets on Fridays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
in the Parish Hall.

Edge para los alumnos de 6º - 8º grado se reúne los viernes 18:00-20:00
en el Salón Parroquial.

High School students in Life Teen meet on Sundays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
in the Parish Hall.

Estudiantes de la escuela de alto en la vida adolescente se reúnen los Domingos
de 6 p.m. a 8 p.m. en el Salón Parroquial.


 For questions about any of these programs, please contact the
Parish Office at (253) 838-5924.


St. Theresa (St. Therese) of Lisieux - Speakers and Book Study

Celebrate the spirituality of the Little Flower and her "Little Way of Love" and devotion to God's mercy. Join us to hear a speaker and optionally participate in a book study on Wednesday evenings, in the Parish Hall, 7-8:30 PM.


October 19 - Br. James Lindsay, OCD

October 26 - Dr. Sarah Bartel

November 2 - Dr. Tom Curran

November 9 - We'll celebrate the consecration to Divine Mercy at 6 PM mass in the church


33Days 33 Days to Merciful Love: A Do-It-Yourself Retreat in Preparation for Consecration to Divine Mercy by Michael E. Gaitley, MIC

Questions? Contact Dawn Sample at dawn.sample@sttheresafw.org or Debbie Rodriguez at deb.rodriguez@comcast.net.


Safe Environment
Commitment to the protection of children, youth, and vulnerable adults


Giving time, talent, and treasure


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


Living Patriotic Rosary
50+ Group


New to the Parish?
Registration form and information


Catholic organizations, current issues, references