OLYMPIA – A little child said it all: “Oh, wow!”
The bishops of the United States are meeting this week in Baltimore for the annual fall assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Archbishop J. Peter Sartain shared the following message this evening at the close of the first day. Follow Northwest Catholic this week for regular updates from the conference.
When I was going through school, the devil was presented to us as a myth, a literary device, a symbolic manner of signaling the presence of evil in the world. I will admit to internalizing this view and largely losing my sense of the devil as a real spiritual person.
Janet Easter is experiencing Braxton Hicks contractions as she arranges a bouquet in her backyard, and she is unfazed. “I’m having contractions, which is hilarious,” she says, stripping the leaves off a hydrangea in one swift stroke.
Choosing and celebrating a patron saint for your family brings blessings and heavenly help
This month we honor and celebrate the archangels. Ever present and with us, Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael plant and sow fruits that may be felt in an increase of courage, perseverance and fortitude, among other graces. Our Archdiocese of Seattle is under their patronage, and they love us so!