White Salmon, WA  (509) 493-2828  |  Saturday Vigil: 5 p.m. (Eng), 7 p.m. (Esp)  |  Sunday Mass: 9 a.m. (Eng), 11 a.m. (Esp), 1 p.m. (Esp)

Pastors

Rev. Salomon Covarrubias

Father Salomon is the current pastor of our parish. He previously served at St. Peter Claver Parish in Wapato, WA. He has experience as a teacher and enjoys reading books on many subjects.

Father Salomon

El padre Salomon es el sacerdote actual de nuestra parroquia. Anteriormente sirvió en la parroquia de San Pedro Claver en Wapato, WA. Tiene experiencia como maestro y disfruta leer libros sobre muchos temas.

Past Priests / Padres del pasado

St. Joseph’s has been blessed to have been served by many talented and caring priests since our humble beginning in 1912. The following priests have served our community over the years.

San José ha sido bendecido por haber sido servido por muchos sacerdotes talentosos y cariñosos desde nuestro humilde comienzo en 1912. Los siguientes sacerdotes han servido a nuestra comunidad a través de los años.

The Mission Years:
1912 – Rev. Francis Redman, O.F.M.
1923 – Rev. Tom A. Edwards III (ord. 1923)
1936 – Rev. James V. Hamilton (ord. 1936)
1950 – Rev. Martin O. Skehan (ord. 1944)

The Parish Years:
1955 – Rev. Henry Van Der Velden
1956 – Rev. Chester Wrxasxczak
1957 – Rev. John Fennel
1958 – Rev. Paul McLaughlin
1961 – Rev. John Shaw
1963 – Rev. Brendan Dorian
1968 – Rev. William Shaw
1972 – Rev. Robert Shields
1975 – Rev. Harvey Owen
1976 – Rev. Robert Bickford
1978 – Rev. Daniel Greene
1981 – Rev. Paul Stecher
1983 – Rev. John O’Dea
1987 – Rev. Seamus Kerr
1987 – Rev. Robert Himes
1989 – Rev. Ken Kron
1993 – Rev. John Cox
1994 – Rev. Richard House
1995 – Rev. Michael Moore
1996 – Rev. Tom Dahlquist (officially until 2005)
2002 – Rev. John Shaw (Emeritus)
2003 – Rev. Felix Rodriguez (Administrative Pastor until 2005)
2007 – Rev. Juan Carlos Chiarinoti
2008 – Rev. Alejandro Trejo
2011 – Rev. Salomon Covarrubias

25th Anniversary Mass, 1980

25th Anniversary Mass, October 1980
Top Row: Fr. Skehan, Bishop Skylstad;
2nd Row: Fr. Shields, Fr. Dorian, Monsignor Mulcahy, Fr. W. Shaw;
3rd Row: Fr. Greene, Fr. Bickford, Fr. Owen;
Front Row: Fr. J. Shaw