Welcome to Saint Columban Parish. We proclaim the Roman Catholic faith to the cities and towns of McKenna, Rainier, Roy, Tenino, and Yelm and to the communities of Clearwood, McIntosh, Nisqually, and North Yelm in southeast Thurston County and southwest Pierce County in Washington state.

St. Columban Parish & St. Peter Mission are now part of a new parish family with Sacred Heart Parish in Lacey within the Archdiocese of Seattle.

Mass Times

Saint Columban Yelm

Sunday: 10:30 am
Saturday: (Sunday anticipatory Liturgy): 5:00 pm
Daily Mass : Tuesday - Friday: 9:00 am

Saint Peter Tenino

Sunday: 8:00 am
First Friday: 9:00 am


Saturday: 3:30-4:30 pm at St. Columban
Sunday: 7:00-7:45am at St. Peter
By appointment: Call 360-458-3031 x6 to schedule
(Link to an Examination of Conscience)

Eucharistic Adoration

First Friday: 6:30 pm at St. Columban
(Download Prayer Booklet)

(No First Friday Devotions July 5th)

Anointing of the Sick

Call 360-458-3031 x6.

A Community of Faith

St. Columban Parish
506 First Street S
Yelm, WA 98597


For assistance please leave your name, phone number, and details of your need to 360-458-1904. Please be patient as our St. Vincent volunteers check voicemails and assist others. 

Our community has grown since its origins at the former St. Margaret Mary Church in McKenna, and our current church in Yelm is named for the Irish-born 6th century missionary to Europe Saint Columbanus. We have also been present in Tenino since 1891 through Saint Peter Mission, named for the apostle and first pope.

Parishioners contribute their time, talent, and treasure to support several ministries, which include the Altar Society, the Daughters of Mary, the Knights of Columbus, and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

Connect with us

Parish Office

All office needs for parishioners of both locations are handled at St. Columban.
⛪ In-person Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:30 am - 2:00 pm / Friday by appointment
☎️ Phone: 360-458-3031 x2 (Spanish x5)
📧 Email: [email protected]

Sacramental Emergencies: 360-704-7051 This is only to contact a priest when someone in imminent danger of death is in need of the sacraments.

This Week

Monday July 22, 2024
7:00PM            Rosary Prayer Group - Church

Tuesday July 23, 2024
9:00AM              Daily Mass
6:00PM              Daughters of Mary Monthly Meeting - Hall
6:30PM               Spanish Prayer Group - Church

Wednesday July 24, 2024
9:00AM               Daily Mass

Thursday July 25, 2024
9:00AM               Daily Mass
9:30AM               Altar Society Weekly Church Cleaning
6:00PM               Choir Practice - Church

Friday July 26, 2024 
9:00AM              Daily Mass

Saturday July 27, 2024
3:30-4:15PM         Confession
5:00PM                 Anticipatory Sunday Mass

Sunday July 28, 2024 - 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time
7:30-7:45AM        Confession
8:00AM                 Mass at St. Peter Mission (Tenino)

10:30AM                Mass at St. Columban

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