Mass is celebrated outdoors (rain, shine or cold) on:
- Saturdays at 5 P.M.
- Sundays at 9, 10 and 11 A.M.
Larger tents have been set up in the outdoor space to invite more guests to worship while minimizing health risks to our community. Please dress for the weather!
Upcoming Pre-Registration Changes for Outdoor Masses
(updated November 16, 2020)
Until November 30, please pre-register online for weekend Masses here. (A separate tab at the top of the webpage is available for Thanksgiving Day Mass.) You may also register by calling the Parish Office (12 to 4 P.M. on weekdays) at 253 845 7521. Please confirm your reservation with a staff person.
Beginning in December, pre– or walk-in registration will no longer be required for weekend Masses (thanks to simpler health guidelines and ample outdoor capacity). However, for Holy Days and special Liturgies that have a capacity limitation (such as Thanksgiving Day Mass), please pre-register by visiting this webpage, which will continue to be updated with information on future Masses.
Attendance is limited, and the following health and safety
protocols will be observed:
experiencing a fever or other symptoms of illness must remain at home. Please self-assess prior to your arrival using this Health
Screening Questionnaire and Testing Resources.
- Attendees may face mandatory quarantine if a fellow attendee subsequently tests
positive for COVID-19.
- All parishioners
must wear face coverings, with exceptions for children of ages 5 or less.
Parishioners may receive Communion only in the hand.
- Please practice social distancing of at least 6 feet from members of another household.
The Church will provide sanitized seats (unless otherwise announced) and placed at a prescribed distance from
- Mass will
be of shorter duration and without public singing.
When you arrive at Mass, you will be checked off the list and seated. Please consider the sight line of others to see the altar if planning to bring an umbrella for inclement weather. Rain hoods may be best.
The dispensation from attending Mass in person is still in effect, whether you are ill or vulnerable. This also covers situations where people are unable to attend because of limitations of available seating, illness, and general risk or vulnerability. Live-streamed Mass from the Archdiocese remains daily on Vimeo and Facebook. Masses are also available on television.
Resumption of Public Masses
Pierce County is now in Phase 2 and Mass indoors, although permitted, would restrict us to very few attendees. Thus we have decided to proceed with outdoor Masses to allow for a greater attendance. Staff are working daily to
address liturgical needs for fully reopening, and the safety of parishioners
is a priority.