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Welcome to our website, and thank you for visiting.  The Roman Catholic Church in Southern Thurston County and Southwest Pierce County gathers together at both Saint Columban Parish in Yelm and Saint Peter Mission in Tenino. We serve the communities of Roy, McKenna, Yelm, Rainier, and Tenino. Learn more about the origins of our Catholic community, starting at the former St. Margaret Mary Church in McKenna, in our History page.

Saint Columban Parish is located in Yelm, Washington on 506 First Street S (State Route 507). Click here for directions.

Our Mission

We are the Catholic Faith Community of Saint Columban and St. Peter. We seek to place God first, to know Him, to love Him, and to grow in Holiness together. We proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, in our teaching, sharing, and serving.

Register as a Parishioner

Please fill out a downloadable registration form and turn-in to the parish office. If you have a child that you wish to attend our Sunday Morning Children’s Ministry (Grades K-5) or Wednesday Night Youth Ministry Program (Grades 6-12) please complete this form to register.