SEATTLE – St. Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American saint and patroness of the environment, “belongs uniquely to the Northwest,” said Cheryl Johnson, a member of the Lummi Tribe, during a special Mass at St. James Cathedral.
SEATTLE – Today is Election Day, but the days to come are also days of decision, an opportunity “to recognize the good in people and bring more love, joy and unity into the world,” Archbishop Paul D. Etienne said in a November 3 letter.
BELLINGHAM – At Assumption School on a recent weekday, first-graders practiced their penmanship just as they would any school year. But this year they did it wearing face coverings and from behind makeshift cardboard-and-plastic dividers embellished with pictures of Dr. Seuss characters.
SEATTLE – Just two weeks after professing her final vows, Providence Sister Teresa Huong Thi Nguyen began her new ministry to residents at two low-income senior housing facilities owned by Providence Health and Services.
SEATTLE – Understanding the key factors that help parishes flourish and forging a new path for a parish or group of parishes to make them more effective in their mission is the aim of a new phase of the archdiocese’s strategic planning process.
SEATTLE – Eduardo Peñalver, who grew up attending All Saints Parish and School in Puyallup and went on to become the first Latino to serve as dean of an Ivy League law school, has been named the next president of Seattle University, the Board of Trustees announced October 22.
SEATTLE – Volunteers for St. James Cathedral Immigrant Assistance are helping undocumented immigrants learn about and apply for a share of $7.94 million in special COVID-19 relief funds from the city of Seattle.