Read the daily quote from Pope Francis

 

Welcome to Holy Disciples Parish!

Go and make disciples of all nations... (Matthew 28:19)

 

 

 

 

For you, O Lord,
my soul in stillness waits,
truly my hope is in you.
 

 

 

 

   

ADVENT & CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE  


Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Thursday, December 8       Masses at  9:00 AM & 7:00 PM

Advent Confession and Reconciliation Service
Thursday, December 15     7:00 PM

Simbang Gabi Mass and Celebration
Friday, December 16         7:00 PM

Las Posadas Celebration
Sunday, December 18       3:00 PM

CHRISTMAS MASSES
Christmas Eve
           5:00  and  10:30 PM  (and 7:30 PM in Eatonville)
Christmas Day           10:30 AM


PROGRAM AND CLASS SCHEDULES

Click on the links below to view schedules

Faith Formation - Grades K-5
Junior High Youth Group - Grades 6 - 8
Senior High Youth Group - Grades 9 - 12
Confirmation Prep Program for Youth - Age 16 - 18
RCIA - Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults
RCIA for Teens


 HOLY YEAR OF MERCY


Building a Habitat for Humanity House in Honor of

   POPE FRANCIS' JUBILEE YEAR OF MERCY


Holy Disciples is joining Catholic Parishes throughout Pierce County to sponsor a Habitat for Humanity house in celebration of the Year of Mercy. read more 


For photos and story in Northwest Catholic (which features one of our parish volunteers) click here

Our Jubilee Year of Mercy Parish Prayer view

Pope Francis released a letter in which he describes his hopes for how people will benefit from the Indulgences of this Holy Year of Mercy. read more  

Pope Francis opens the Holy Door  view

56 Ways to Be Merciful During the Jubilee Year of Mercy  Aleteia.org

Fr. Matthew's Reflection on the Holy Year of Mercy  Column of December 13


 
Read More about Our Parish​   

Click here to see photos of the 2016 VBS Week at Holy Disciples.

The Northwest Catholic Magazine published an article about our hat drive!

Holy Disciples supports the Archbishop's Annual Catholic Appeal

Our Youth Outreach Team put on a Pancake Breakfast to help fund their summer Mission Trip.


         Throughout the month of November
         we pray for the souls of              
         our deceased family and friends  


Fr. Peter offers a Pilgrimage to Italy in 2017  read more
 



Remember Holy Disciples in your will and estate planning.    learn more


Holy Disciples' Faith Ensemble Music CD

 

"Be Still... Have No Fear"  more information





 


Read the Latest from the Archdiocesan Missions Office

This month's Newsletter: view
 


 

 


Event Calendar
     

 

 

Mass Times


Saturday                   5:00PM

Sunday                      8:30AM
                                10:30AM


Reconciliation
 

Saturday                     3:30PM        Or by appointment
       (call parish office)


Office Hours
 

Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - Noon
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 


SHORTCUTS 

Get more information by clicking on the following topics:
Welcome New Comers!
Baptizing My Baby
Catholicism 101 Class
Fr. Matthew's Column
Knights of Columbus
Marriage Preparation
Tutoring Program (HAP)
Safe Environment Training


Readings


First Sunday
of Advent
(November 27)

Isaiah 2:1-5
Romans 13:11-14
Matthew 24:37-44

Second Sunday of Advent (December 4)
Isaiah 11:1-10
Romans 15:4-9
Matthew 3:1-12

Third Sunday of Advent
(December 11)

Isaiah 35:1-6, 10
James 5:7-10
Matthew 11:2-11


Our Saint of the Week
 

December 3—FRANCIS XAVIER (1506 -1552) was born in Navarre, France, and with St. Ignatius Loyola was one of the founding Jesuits.  Francis Xavier labored as a missionary in India, Goa, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, China, and Japan, and converted over 30,000 souls.  He died of fever and exhaustion on the island of Shangchwan near Canton, China.  Francis Xavier together with St. Theresa of Lisieux is patron of the Apostleship of Prayer and of the foreign missions.


Word on Friday:
Bible Study
with Fr. Matthew


Fr. Matthew invites you to view a new video series by Bishop Robert Barron:
Catholicism: The Pivotal Players 

    7:00pm    Fridays
    
Nov 4, 11, 18 and
           Dec 2, 9
                         read more

 

 

DIRECTIONS

Holy Disciples Catholic Church is located one block east of Meridian Ave (WA-161) which is very busy and often congested. We suggest you do as the locals do to avoid traffic: Read more


 

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