SEATTLE – With hundreds of people watching by livestream — from as far away as Vietnam — instead of from the pews, the newest priest for the Archdiocese of Seattle was ordained by Archbishop Paul D. Etienne June 6 at St. James Cathedral.
While the pandemic kept priests around the Archdiocese of Seattle from celebrating public Masses, they have been busy ministering to their parishioners in many other ways.
After 11 weeks without public liturgies during the pandemic, a handful of local parishes were able to offer outdoor Masses for some of their parishioners the weekend of May 30–31.
WASHINGTON – Pope Francis used his June 3 audience and a phone call with the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to express his solidarity and support following days of demonstrations protesting the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
SEATTLE – Seattle Nativity School is relocating from Our Lady of Mount Virgin Parish to St. Edward Parish this summer, a move the school president says will provide a better classroom environment and the ability to serve more students.