St. Nicholas Catholic Church aspires to fulfill the threefold mission of Jesus Christ:
  • To proclaim the Good News of God's saving love for all people.
  • To establish a prayerful community of believers
  • To give practical expression to the Gospel by serving the needs of others, thereby witnessing to the reality of God's saving love.


2015 Lenten Season

National Catholic Youth Conference 2015

Parish Bulletins



Mass Times

Communion Service
Monday-Tuesday 9:00am

Wednesday - Thursday - Friday- 9:00 am

Weekend Mass
Saturday 5:30 pm
Sunday 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.

Thursday 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday's 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
By Appointment


Office Hours

Parish Office Hours
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed on Holidays

Main Phone (253) 851-8850
Parish Fax (253) 851-8823

After office hours/weekends for Sacramental emergency please call:
(253) 549-1954

St. Vincent DePaul Society
(253) 851-0554 Call 24/7
No Parish Office Hours




Pastor Corner

A Message from the Pastor

  As we enter into the great solemn time of Holy Week perhaps, reflect ... Read More »

Soup, Bread and Stations

Join the Parish Community on the following Friday's for a simple meal of Soup, Bread. We will start with the praying of the Stations of the Cross at 5:30pm followed by servicing Soup at 6:30 pm. 

Mar. 20th Spon by the Hombach Family - Clam Chowder

Mar. 27th Spon by Dick Puryear - Minestrone Soup

A Veiw from Rome via Zenit News Agency

Pope's Angelus Address

Below is a translation of Pope Francis’ Angelus address today, following the Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square: ***

Before the Angelus

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Pope's Palm Sunday Homily

Below is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' Palm Sunday homily, which was given this morning in St. Peter's Square: ***

At the heart of this celebration, which seems so festive, are the words we heard in the hymn of the Letter to the Philippians: “He humbled himself” (2:8). Jesus’ humiliation.

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At Palm Sunday Mass, Pope Calls for Humility, Warns Against Wordliness

Exactly one week before Easter Sunday, Pope Francis has reminded the faithful that we must follow God's humble example. During his Palm Sunday homily this morning, the Pope told the crowds in a sunny St. Peter's Square, that even when it involves facing humiliation, we are to be humble like Jesus was.

"There is...

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Prayer is to the life of the soul as breathing is to the life of the body. — Father Isaac Hecker, CSP

FAST from things that pollute the air today (driving, smoking, aerosol canisters).

PRAY at church today.

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Don’t Despair


Christians, or at least the ones I know, do not much like to think or talk about Hell. How could a loving God send anyone, no matter how egregious their sins? It is a theological question probably as old as theology itself.

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A Pen That Writes On Hearts

What kind of pen writes on hearts, I wonder. Are we talking about your common Sharpie marker, or something with a more quill and ink feel?

If you recall Sunday’s first reading from Jeremiah, you might know what I’m getting at.

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