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). NEW!


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Advent Contemplative Prayer

Mondays in Advent: November 30, December 7, 14, 21.

7:30-8:30 PM in the Parish Chapel at  St. Theresa Catholic Church

 Experience two periods of scripture reflections followed by 20 minutes of silent prayer. Learn more about Contemplative Prayer   Facilitated by Bob Toohey.

Advent Bible Study: The Infancy Narratives

Wednesdays in Advent: December 2, 9, 16

7:00-8:30 PM in the Parish Hall at St. Theresa Catholic Church

 What does scripture have to say about the birth of the Messiah? Delve into the beauty of the Nativity story.

  • Is there a difference in the Gospel accounts of Jesus' birth?
  • Learn about the main characters of the birth of Jesus.
  • Learn about supporting characters at the birth of Jesus (Magi, shepherds, animals).
  • What is so significant about God becoming a man?

Facilitated by Deborah Rodriguez. Questions? Contact Dawn Sample at dawn.sample@sttheresafw.org

Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration

Thursday, December 10: Rosary 6:30 PM, Mass 7:00 PM (Spanish)

Friday, December 11: Rosary 6:30 PM

Saturday, December 12: Mass 7:00 PM (Spanish)

At St. Theresa Catholic Church


Simbang Gabi

Simbang Gabi

Sunday, December 20: 5:00 PM Mass



2016 Stewardship Campaign

Each one of us must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Cor. 9:7

Our Parish is continues its yearly Stewardship of Treasure Campaign. As good stewards we gratefully acknowledge that all we have and are comes from God. Find out more about how you can cultivate your gifts to help our parish by visiting our Stewardship Page. Donate online or return your pledge card to the parish.

Spotlight movie

Archbishop's Statement on the movie

Background Info from the Archdiocese of Seattle


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
Easter Vigil
Good Friday
Holy Thursday


New to the Parish?
Registration form and information


Catholic organizations and
current issues

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