NW Stories

Living our faith in a pandemic

On March 11, Seattle Archbishop Paul D. Etienne became the first bishop in the United States to suspend the public celebration of the Mass in response to the COVID-19 pandemic — an example that would eventually be followed by the rest of the country’s dioceses.

Students & Stewards

Each spring, hundreds of fifth- and sixth-graders from about 30 Catholic schools attend three- and four-day Environmental Education camps at CYO Camp Hamilton in Monroe. (These photos are from last May.) Rooted in Catholic social teaching and Pope Francis’ encyclical letter Laudato Si’, the program engages students in scientific observation…

Providence Sister Virginia Miller

Sister Virginia Miller grew up the youngest of three sisters in Longview. Inspired by her older sister, she entered religious life on July 17, 1948. As she reflects on her seven decades as a Sister of Providence, she is overwhelmed with God’s goodness to her. “I belong to a religious…