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 2015-2016 Annual Report on Parish Ministries and Finances (PDF).


**In the event of snow, St. Theresa's will follow the same schedule as the Federal Way School District. If the school district has a delay, our parish office will open at the same time. There will be no morning activities. If Federal Way schools are closed, the parish office is closed and there are no other activities. For more detailed information, please see our Winter Weather page.**



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Are you looking for more good news in your life?

The Good News we're talking about is discovering God's purpose for your life; of putting faith, hope, and love into action for you to be and become good news to the world.

GoodNewsPeople - Lent 2017

  • Encounter God in your everyday life.
  • Deepen and share your faith.
  • Connect your faith with action.

GoodNewsPeople is a small-group process of prayer, reflection, and action. Groups of 8-12 people meet in homes for sessions of about two hours each. To learn more, check out the GoodNewsPeople flier.

Ready to join in?

Small groups are in the process of being formed. It is not too late to join. Please contact Mary Ann at mbartholomew02@gmail.com. Cost is $25 for the book.


2017 CA web


Catholic Advocacy Day 2017


 March 16    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Please join hundreds of Catholics from around the area as we meet with our legislators at the capitol  to ensure that the Gospel message to care for our neighbors is heard ion Olympia. Act on the Washington State Bishop;s Pastoral Letter on Poverty: Who is My Neighbor?



Register  online before Feb. 24 at ipjc.org.


For registration questions, call 206-223-1138 or email catholic advocacyday@ipjc.org.

You can view the event flier here.There will be a chartered bus leaving from Federal Way and other locations. It is free, but there will be a free-will offering to offset the cost.




8:45-9:15 a.m. - Registration at St. Michael Church in Olympia



Legislative Briefings, Mass, Legislative Appointment Preparation



*Lunch is on your own. A brown bag is suggested.



12:30 p.m. - Legislative Appointments




Bishops Letter:
Who is My Neighbor?
The Face of Poverty in Washington State


Video: Who is My Neighbor?


Post Election Letter to Immigrants (English)

Carta Posterior a las Elecciones (Espanol)

National Day of Prayer for Immigrants


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