Archbishop Emeritus Alexander J. Brunett, who led the Archdiocese of Seattle through an era of dynamic growth and intense challenges from 1997 to 2010, ended his earthly pilgrimage January 31. He was 86.
SEATTLE – Frances McKamey teaches band at eight elementary schools every week, logging some 25,000 miles in her car every year.
SEATTLE – Archbishop Paul D. Etienne has written a letter to the people of the Archdiocese of Seattle in response to articles that appeared January 28 in the Seattle Times and the Seattle P-I about a group of lay Catholics, called Heal Our Church, who have written to the archbishop calling for “the creation of a lay-led Truth and Reconciliation Commission” to review “all files related to the sexual abuse scandal.”
SEATTLE – From Mozart to show tunes and “everything in between,” choirs from 10 high schools in the archdiocese will showcase their musical talents during the 20th Catholic High School Choir Festival, February 3 at Benaroya Hall.
CALABASAS, Calif. – As the world mourned the loss of basketball great Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others killed in a tragic helicopter crash January 26, many recalled how Bryant gave much credit to his Catholic faith for seeing him through the bad times and strengthening his marriage and family.