St. Nicholas Church Gig Harbor Wa

St. Nicholas Church Gig Harbor Wa

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.


Special Announcements

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Special Mass Celebrations

2014 Advent and Christmas

Thursdays: 5:30 to 6:30 PM
(There will be no Thursday Reconciliation on Dec. 4)

Saturdays: 3:30 to 4:30 PM

Christmas Masses

Wednesday December 24, 2014 - Christmas Eve

3:00pm - 5:30pm - 10:00pm - Incense will be used at all Masses

Thursday December 25, 2014 - Christmas Day

10:00am - NO Incense will be used.


Thursday January 1st, 2015 - Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God


Saturday January 3rd, 2015 - Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

5:30 PM - (Incense free Mass)

Sunday January 4th, 2015 - Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

8:30am  and 11:00am Incense will be used at both Masses

Mass Times

Weekday Mass
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

Emergency Phone: (253) 549-1954

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




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Pastor Corner

A Message from the Pastor

 A Christmas Message from Fr. Mark:

National Catholic Youth Conference (NCYC) 2015

A Veiw from Rome via Zenit News Agency

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