New board members appointed to Providence Pariseau Corp., sponsor of Sojourner Place

The Sisters of Providence, Mother Joseph Province, have added four new members to their board of directors for Providence Pariseau Corp., a nonprofit that administers its Sojourner Place ministry. Sojourner Place, located in Seattle, serves homeless women with long-term transitional housing, life-skills coaching, advocacy and referral services and personalized social-service case management.

Halloween in the halls

St. Martin’s University students welcome families to residence halls for a new trick-or-treat tradition


More than 200 goblins, witches and other costumed revelers turned out Saturday, Oct. 26, for a trick-or-treating tour through the residence halls of Saint Martin’s University in Lacey.

Gathering to explore 'A Faithful Response to Mental Illness'


JustFaith Ministries and the Western Washington JustFaith Leadership Team will present "A Faithful Response to Mental Illness" on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 814 N.E. 85th St., Seattle.

Father William Lane 1926-2013

Irish-born priest was founding pastor of Everett parish

Father William Lane, who served several parishes in the Archdiocese of Seattle during his 63 years as a priest, died Oct. 19 in Tacoma. He was 86.

Celluloid heaven: how popes took church, Gospel to the big screen

By Carol Glatz

When Pope Benedict XVI joined Twitter in 2012 and Pope Francis appeared on Instagram the following year, media watchers may have thought they were witnessing a Vatican revolution. In both cases, however, the pontiffs were merely following in a long tradition.

Iron Chef to host Saint Martin’s gala

Event raises funds for scholarships


Saint Martin’s University’s annual black-tie gala Nov. 2 will be hosted by chef Michael Symon, best known as a co-host of ABC’s “The Chew” and for winning the Food Network’s “The Next Iron Chef” competition in 2007.