Schedule of Services

       


We are longer livestreaming any of our Masses. Under Shortcut to Common Links, please see the link for the Saint James Cathedral Livestream option.


Weekend Mass Schedule

Saturday (Vigil) at 6:30p.m.

Sunday at 8:00a.m. and 10:30a.m.


Weekday Mass Schedule

Wednesday through Friday at 9:00a.m.

(Holy Hour and Benediction follow Mass on Wednesday)


Individual Confessions 

Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

or call Fr. Dominic for an appointment,

(253)875-6630 ext. 127

Master Plan of Parish Property and Facilities





The official pastoral changes for our family were announced this past weekend which will go into effect on July 1, 2024.


Family 39 is Holy Disciples, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Our Lady Queen of Heaven and Ss. Cosmas & Damian



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Rev. Richard K. "Woody" McCallister, appointed Pastor for family 39

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Rev. Navykumar Thomas, appointed Parochial Vicar for parish family 39



Rev. Vijaya Bhaskar Chappidi, appointed Parochial Vicar for parish family 39 (not pictured for now)


Please read Archbishop Etienne's letter dated

April 8, 2024

Here




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Archbishop Etienne's Annual Letter

Read Here







MARCH UPDATE
Our Holy Disciples family includes Our Lady of Good Counsel, Saints Cosmas & Damian and Our Lady Queen of Heaven. This month all pastors and key parish leadership  attended in-person regional trainings focused on the next phases of the Partners in the Gospel journey. They learned about the key activities that should take place in each phase of the process.


Please visit Archseattle.org/partners for more information about this process or click HERE


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Where Are We Now?

In November, the Archdiocese of Seattle announced they received more than 700 input session reports resulting in more than 3,000 pages of input.  The synthesized reports were used by the Oversight Committee, the Presbyteral Council and the Partners in the Gospel team to inform the next draft of proposed parish families.  Of 61 proposed parish families, 25 were recommended for changes based on this recent consultation resulting in changes to 25 draft parish families.  Holy Disciples and Our Lady of Good Counsel were a part of this change, with the addition of Sts. Cosmas & Damian in Orting.  There was a second round of consultation with staff and parishioners with these 25 proposed parish families. 
A final recommendation will be submitted to Archbishop Etienne at the end of the year and the final parish families are expected to be announced in early 2024.

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Public Input Phase findings released

On November 16, 2023, the archdiocese released a letter from Archbishop Etienne and a Parish Feedback Report which synthesizes more than 3,000 pages of feedback from over 700 input session reports and 800 online forms during the Public Input Phase this fall. A review of the feedback was made by the Presbyteral Council, Priest Personnel Board, Oversight Committee, Partners Core team and Archbishop Etienne. As a result, proposed changes emerged for 25 parish families. From now until mid-December, there will be a second round of consultation with staff and parishioners with these 25 proposed parish families before a final recommendation is submitted to Archbishop Etienne at the end of the year. Final parish families will be announced early 2024.


Read Archbishop Etienne's Thank You for Input letter


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Synod on Synodality at the Vatican in Rome

The full schedule for the Synod assembly was published and will unfold on Oct 4, 2023. Please click here for opportunities to pray with Archbishop Etienne before he departs for Rome to participate as a Synod delegate, how we can be involved in the work of the Synod the next several weeks, Q&A and other resources. 


Synod Update

Were you aware that Holy Disciples has a "Martha's Ministry"?  This group of volunteers is led by Mary Margaret Kinsey, and they provide meals for parishioners who are dealing with illness or other health issues.  The meals give families one less thing to worry about during a difficult time.


Both Our Lady of Good Counsel and Holy Disciples have a Homebound Ministry Outreach program.   These volunteers provide prayer and Communion to those in need who cannot join us at Mass.


If you would like to volunteer for one or both of these ministries, please send an email with your name and phone number to Mary at paa@holydisciples.org.

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Pope Francis' Worldwide Synod


What is the latest with the Synod?


Click here to learn more


Synod Extended through 2024

Pope Francis has extended the Synod on Synodality through 2024

Bishops will meet in Rome in both October of 2023 and October of 2024. Pope Francis’ decision reflects his desire that the church to discern the theme of synodality over a longer period. Also for the synod to be thought of as a process where (only by the grace of the Holy Spirit) the People of God walk together toward the Lord’s will for His Church. Certainly, the prayerful dialogue of the diocesan phase has created some energy, excitement, and shared vision of a Church that journeys together.


Read about our process and/or final combined summary report submitted to Archbishop Paul Etienne at the Chancery on May 6, 2022.

A hard copy with all documents is available in the office for review.

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REPORTING ABUSE

Three websites you can use to report abuse:

"Protect and Heal"


"Catholic Bishops' Abuse Reporting Service"


"Ethic's Point"




Our Mission

Holy Disciples Parish is a vibrant Catholic community of faith, dedicated to the Gospel, centered in the Eucharist and fulfilling our Baptismal Call through the consistent sharing of prayer, worship, and reconciliation, welcoming all through Education and Faith Formation, Hospitality, Community Building, Outreach, Stewardship, and Evangelization.