Welcome to St. Theresa's Catholic Church

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.

Archbishop Etienne's Letter on Unity (November 3, 2020):  English     Spanish

Christmas tree

Christmas Giving / Regalos de Navidad


Christmas giving at St. Theresa's is a little different this year with no Giving Tree, but  you can still assist our neighbors in need and share the joy of Christmas.

Open the flyer to see how to provide Christmas gifts for children, donations for gifts and food, and handcrafted Christmas cards (PDF).


Las donaciones navideñas en St. Theresa's son un poco diferentes este año sin árbol de donaciones, pero aún puede ayudar a nuestros vecinos necesitados y compartir la alegría de la Navidad.
Abra el volante para ver cómo proporcionar regalos de Navidad a los niños, donaciones para regalos y comida y tarjetas de Navidad hechas a mano (PDF).

Advent Retreat Online


Tuesday December 1, 7 PM, On Facebook


Please join Fr. Jay for an online Advent Retreat to prepare for the coming of our Lord Jesus. In these trying and unknown times, this retreat is an opportunity to relax, pray, and meditate on the true meaning of Christmas. Thank you, Fr. Jay, for your leadership, compassion, and willingness to lead us as a parish through this special time.

Advent Hope Peace Joy Love

Parish Stewardship / Mayordomía parroquial

Every fall we are asked to consider how we are taking care of the gifts God has placed in our trust and how we are sharing those gifts with our parish and community. Please prayerfully consider what your gift of treasure should be. Then submit your contribution.

Learn about parish stewardship at St. Theresa's and the many methods of giving.


Cada otoño se nos pide que consideremos cómo estamos cuidando los dones que Dios ha depositado en nuestra confianza y cómo estamos compartiendo esos dones con nuestra parroquia y comunidad. Por favor, considere con oración cuál debería ser su regalo de tesoro. Luego envíe su contribución.

Aprenda sobre la corresponsabilidad parroquial en St. Theresa's y los muchos métodos de donación.


Link to donate online or with mobile deviceDonate Online

Donate w/Mobile

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Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Etienne:  English/Inglés    Spanish/Español          Flyer with more information


New Grow Deeper In Your Understanding of the Eucharist: a webinar presented by the Offices of Liturgy and Faith Formation, Archdiocese of Seattle, on November 23, 7:00 PM.    Flyer with details and Zoom meeting information

Sign Up for Mass / Registrarse para misa

If you'd like to attend Mass in person, sign up using Flocknote Signups. Open Mass Times and sign up for the Mass you want to attend. Si desea asistir a misa en persona, regístrese usando Flocknote Signups. Abra Mass Times e inscríbase en la misa a la que desea asistir.

How to sign up for a place at Mass or events (PDF). Cómo reservar su lugar a misa o eventos (PDF).


Let’s keep in touch! Get important updates via email and text. There are two easy ways to connect (PDF).

Nos gustaría conectar con usted! Hay 2 maneras fáciles de conectar (PDF).

Mass Live-Streamed On Facebook

You can engage in the Mass with Father Jay and Father Gilberto online. Masses are live-streamed on Facebook. Las misas se transmiten en vivo en Facebook.

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

Priest at alter

Blessed Sacrament

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Online only. Live-streamed in English on Facebook every Friday 10 AM-11 AM.&

Solo en líneal. Transmisión en vivo en español en Facebook todos los martes de 6 PM a 6:45 PM.

How to participate.   Como participar.

Praying hands

Church Open for Private Prayer / Iglesia Abierta Para Oración Privada

St. Theresa Church is open for private prayer Wednesday 10 AM-Noon. All safety guidelines will be adhered to.  A staff member will be present while the church is open.  

La Iglesia de Santa Teresa está abierta para oración privada los miércoles de 10 a.m.- mediodía. Se seguirán todas las pautas de seguridad. Un miembro del personal estará presente mientras la iglesia esté abierta.

Annual Catholic Appeal 2020 / Petición Católica Anual

Learn about the Annual Catholic Appeal at St. Theresa Parish.

Aprenda sobre la Campaña Católica Anual en la Parroquia St. Theresa.


ACA 2020 button to donation site


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 on Unity (November 2020): English  Español

Letter to Address Racism (June 2020)

Statement on DACA (June 2020)

Prayers for Workers

Protect and Heal

Catholic Bishop Abuse Reporting Service



Archdiocese of Seattle

Faith Formation / Education / Enrichment

Community Ministries