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2017 Holiday Mass Schedule

*Please note that this year the 4th Sunday of Advent (regular Sunday obligation) is immediately followed by Christmas celebrations. Please plan on fulfilling both the regular Sunday obligation as well as the Christmas obligation. One Mass cannot fulfill two obligations.

Friday, December 8 (Holy Day of Obligation)
Friday, December 8 (Holy Day of Obligation)
Friday, December 8 (Holy Day of Obligation)

Saturday, December 23 (Sunday Obligation - Vigil)
Sunday, December 24 (Sunday Obligation)
Sunday, December 24 (Sunday Obligation)

Sunday, December 24 (Christmas Obligation)
Sunday, December 24 (Christmas Obligation)
Sunday, December 24 (Christmas Obligation)

Monday, December 25 (Christmas Obligation)

Monday, January 1 (normally a Holy Day of Obligation, but is abrogated this year because it falls on Monday)

12:10 PM @ St. Anne, Blaine
5:00 PM @ St. Joachim, Lummi
7:00 PM @ St. Joseph, Ferndale

5:00 PM @ St. Anne, Blaine
8:30 AM @ St. Joachim, Lummi
10:30 AM @ St. Joseph, Ferndale

4:00 PM @ St. Anne, Blaine
7:00 PM @ St. Joachim, Lummi
10:00 PM @ St. Joseph, Ferndale

10:30 AM @ St. Joseph, Ferndale

10:00 AM @ St. Joseph, Ferndale

Mass Times

View all of our regularly scheduled Mass and confession times, including weekdays and Masses held at our two mission churches.

Bulletins

Access our weekly Sunday bulletin, which contains details about Mass times, intentions, and weekly events happening in our parish.

Electronic Donations

Make giving more intentional and never worry about forgetting to bring your envelope, wallet or checkbook to Mass again.

Parish News

  • Thank you for every helping hand

    Thank you to Pete & Nita Harksell and Donna Halwe who worked so hard all summer to maintain our parish grounds. Thank you to the Knights of Columbus for the exterior painting. It’s beautiful! And thank you to everyone took care of their adopted flower beds this year. We are so blessed to have so many generous & talented parish family members!

  • Lutheran-Catholic Worship Service

    Please join with us on Sunday, October 1st at 3:00 pm at Christ Lutheran Church (5904 Vista Drive, Ferndale) for a joint Lutheran-Catholic worship service lead by Pastor Jana Schofield of Christ Lutheran and Father Thumbi of St. Joseph. For too many years, Catholics and Lutherans have focused on our differences and not enough on our commonalities. This worship service is: A time to thanksgiving for our common heritage Repentance for the ways our traditions have sinned against one another A commitment to unity All are welcome!

  • Many thanks for the PREPARES crib donations

    Our thanks to the many people who donated to the PREPARES crib during the month of August. All donations go to the women’s shelter in Lynden. The traveling crib will visit other churches over the next few months but will return to St. Joseph’s.

Upcoming Events

Dec
24
Sun
11:10 pm Parish Library open after Mass
Parish Library open after Mass
Dec 24 @ 11:10 pm – Dec 25 @ 12:10 am
Check out a good religious book.
Jan
14
Sun
11:07 pm Parish Library open after Mass
Parish Library open after Mass
Jan 14 @ 11:07 pm – Jan 15 @ 12:07 am
Check out a good religious book!
Jan
28
Sun
11:10 pm Parish Library open after Mass
Parish Library open after Mass
Jan 28 @ 11:10 pm – Jan 29 @ 12:10 am
Check out a good religious book.
Feb
11
Sun
11:07 pm Parish Library open after Mass
Parish Library open after Mass
Feb 11 @ 11:07 pm – Feb 12 @ 12:07 am
Check out a good religious book!

RSS Recent Articles on Faith

  • December 16, 2017 December 16, 2017
    One of the signs of the genuineness of inspirations, especially extraordinary ones, is peace and tranquility of heart in those who receive them, since the Holy Spirit is indeed powerful, but with a strength that is gentle, mild, and peaceful. — St. Francis de Sales
    Catholic Digest
  • December 15, 2017 December 15, 2017
    It is good for us to encounter troubles and adversities from time to time, for trouble often compels a man to search his own heart. It reminds him that he is an exile here, and that he can put his trust in nothing in this world. — St. Thomas à Kempis
    Catholic Digest
  • December 14, 2017 December 14, 2017
    The virtuous soul that is alone and without a master is like a lone burning coal; it will grow colder rather than hotter. Those who fall alone remain alone in their fall, and they value their souls little since they entrust it to themselves alone. — St. John of the Cross
    Catholic Digest
  • The Mass: The Living Word December 13, 2017
    EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second part of Fr. Longenecker’s series in which he explains the deeper significance of the elements of the Catholic Mass. Click here to read part one.    Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount is one of the most easily visualized stories from the Gospels. The crowds are gathered, and Jesus leads them […]
    Fr. Dwight Longenecker
  • The Mass: Praising & Processing December 13, 2017
    EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in a series of articles in which Fr. Longenecker explains the deeper significance of elements of the Catholic Mass. We’re lined up at the back of church. The high school student who is thurifer holds the incense thurible, which is billowing smoke. To his side a little boy holds […]
    Fr. Dwight Longenecker

RSS Recent Articles on Well-Being

  • December 16, 2017 December 16, 2017
    One of the signs of the genuineness of inspirations, especially extraordinary ones, is peace and tranquility of heart in those who receive them, since the Holy Spirit is indeed powerful, but with a strength that is gentle, mild, and peaceful. — St. Francis de Sales
    Catholic Digest
  • December 15, 2017 December 15, 2017
    It is good for us to encounter troubles and adversities from time to time, for trouble often compels a man to search his own heart. It reminds him that he is an exile here, and that he can put his trust in nothing in this world. — St. Thomas à Kempis
    Catholic Digest
  • December 14, 2017 December 14, 2017
    The virtuous soul that is alone and without a master is like a lone burning coal; it will grow colder rather than hotter. Those who fall alone remain alone in their fall, and they value their souls little since they entrust it to themselves alone. — St. John of the Cross
    Catholic Digest
  • The Mass: The Living Word December 13, 2017
    EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second part of Fr. Longenecker’s series in which he explains the deeper significance of the elements of the Catholic Mass. Click here to read part one.    Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount is one of the most easily visualized stories from the Gospels. The crowds are gathered, and Jesus leads them […]
    Fr. Dwight Longenecker
  • The Mass: Praising & Processing December 13, 2017
    EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in a series of articles in which Fr. Longenecker explains the deeper significance of elements of the Catholic Mass. We’re lined up at the back of church. The high school student who is thurifer holds the incense thurible, which is billowing smoke. To his side a little boy holds […]
    Fr. Dwight Longenecker