It is easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle that goes along with the preparation for the holidays. The real focus on Advent often suffers and gets put on the back burner. To help keep a Christ-centered Advent, we will be posting resources here as Advent progresses.
Click here to see how you can make an Advent Wreath at home!
Join Catholics from around the archdiocese for this festive, colorful and prayerful Advent celebration. This Filipino tradition ushers in Simbang Gabi, a novena of nine Masses meant to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary. Please plan to celebrate at Holy Disciples on Friday, Dec. 17 @ 7PM.
Saturday, Dec 11 11:00 AM St. James Cathedral + Livestream
Sunday, Dec 12 11:00 AM All Saints Catholic Church, Puyallup
Monday, Dec 13 7:00 PM St. Charles Borromeo Church, Tacoma
Tuesday, Dec 14 7:00 PM Bellarmine Prep School, Tacoma
Wednesday, Dec 15 7:00 PM St. Andrew Catholic Church, Sumner
Thursday, Dec 16 6:00 PM St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church, Lakewood
Friday, Dec 17 7:00 PM Holy Disciples Catholic Church
Saturday, Dec 18 5:00 PM St. Patrick Catholic Church
Sunday, Dec 19 10:00 AM Our Lady Queen of Heaven, Tacoma
The general obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and holy days of obligation (including the Saturday/vigil Mass) is to be reinstated during Advent on December 8, the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. Click here to hear Archbishop Etienne's welcoming words.
Calling all Altar Servers! It is time to welcome back another ministry to our Liturgy! If your child is interested in serving at the table of the Lord, all they need is to have received the Sacraments of Baptism and First Communion, and be a minimum of ten years of age. Click here to get signed up now!
Reminder: If your child participates in the 6:30 Mass, this Mass is streamed online. If this is a problem, please consider one of the Sunday Masses. If you have questions, please call the Parish Office.
Our Faith Formation and Youth Group programs are active!
For K-5, please accompany your child(ren) to the front doors of the church when you drop them off for class. To recall where to pick up your child, please click here.
For Junior High, Senior High, Confirmation and Teen RCIA (Junior Confirmation): students will arrive at the classroom doors (you will see a leader standing at one of the open doors). Parents, please do not leave until it has been confirmed that your student is able to stay.
The registration link for the year 2021-2022 is live now! Click here to get your student registered.
K-5 Sundays 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Jr High (6th-8th) Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Sr High (9th - 12th) Sundays 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Teen RCIA / Jr Confirmation Thursdays 7:00 - 8:30 PM (bi-weekly)
Sr High Confirmation Thursdays 7:00 - 8:30 PM (bi-weekly)
Please contact Traci Romeo at Faithformationassist@holydisciples.org for more information about Faith Formation.
Please contact Amanda Woyak at Youthminister@holydisciples.org for more information about Youth Group and Confirmation.
Fr. Matthew O’Leary
16 Days: February 11-26, 2022
Live and breathe the Bible when traveling to the Holy Land, the land where it all began. Visit and pray at Jerusalem, Caesarea, Capernaum (Jesus’ hometown), the Jordan River, Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee, Bethlehem, Bethany of Lazarus, Emmaus, and many other inspirational places in the Holy Land.
Link for brochure and more information: https://holylandtoursllc.com/tour/659
Link to video of the Informational Meeting which took place at Holy Disciples on Saturday, May 8, 2021
Are you a young adult? Are you looking for a community to join and build fellowship with? The Young Adult Group is for you! This group is welcoming members who fall between the age range of 18-39. For more information on joining this group, please contact Amanda Woyak at Youthminister@holydisciples.org. Make sure you find us on Facebook and Instagram! Message us and we will get you connected!
Join us for a virtual rosary via Zoom led by Tim Braden. If you would like to take part, please click here to fill out a form to show your interest and availability. We currently offer this prayer opportunity daily at 10:30AM. Additional prayer times will be added as interest suggests. A Zoom link will be sent to those who have signed up.