We belong to Christ, not ourselves.

We are a Catholic faith community that seeks to place God first, to know him, and to grow in holiness together. We strive to live the Gospel through the Eucharist, in our teaching, and way of life.

Mass Times

Saint Columban Yelm

Sunday: 10:30 am
Saturday: (Sunday anticipatory Liturgy): 5:00 pm
Daily Mass : Tuesday - Friday: 9:00 am (First Friday Mass at St. Peter)

Saint Peter Tenino

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

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Anointing of the Sick

Call 360-458-3031 x6.


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. 


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)

First Friday

Mass: 9:00 am at St. Peter
Devotions & Adoration: 6:30 pm at St. Columban (Download booklet here)

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: parishoffice@saintcolumbanyelm.org

Upcoming Events

Unless otherwise noted, all events are at St. Columban.

Monday June 5, 2023
7:00PM              Rosary Prayer Group - Church

Tuesday June 6, 2023
9:00AM             Daily Mass
6:00PM             Choir Practice - Church
6:30PM             Spanish Prayer Group - Parish Hall

Wednesday June 7, 2023
9:00AM            Daily Mass
+In memory of: Lynn Baldevarona Carlos RIP
11:00AM           Bible Study - St. Peter Mission

Thursday June 8, 2023
9:00AM              Daily Mass
6:30PM              Scripture Bible Study - RE Bldg

Friday June 9, 2023
9:00AM             Daily Mass

Saturday June 10, 2023
3:30PM              Confession
5:00PM              Vigil Mass

Sunday June 11, 2023 Corpus Christi
7:30-7:45AM     Confession at St. Peter
8:00AM              Mass at St. Peter Mission - Tenino
10:30AM             Mass at St. Columban  🎞️Livestreamed
Mass will conclude with a Eucharistic Procession to the Prayer Garden.
*Please note that any vehicles parked along the path of the procession will not be allowed to leave until the procession is finished.

Sacrificial Giving

Consider a gift to help support the many ministries and the upkeep of our church communities. Learn more here.

A Community of Faith

We spread the Roman Catholic faith to the communities of McKenna, Nisqually, Rainier, Roy, Tenino, and Yelm in southeast Thurston and southwest Pierce counties.

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 Daughters of Mary, the Knights of Columbus, and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

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Lord, kindle our lamps, Savior most dear to us, that we may always shine in your presence and always receive light from you, the Light Perpetual, so that our own personal darkness may be overcome, and the world’s darkness driven from us. Amen.

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