SEATTLE – Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Seattle will start the school year with in-person instruction, remote learning or a combination of the two, depending on guidance from local public health authorities on a county-by-county basis.
BELLINGHAM – Last summer, Western Washington University students Kendra Baker and Juan Balmedina helped youth from around the archdiocese learn about Catholic social teaching as they served migrant farmworker families in Whatcom County.
Melissa Dion and Michael Jenkins had their wedding all planned: exchanging vows before their large families and friends during an April 18 Mass at St. Andrew Church in Sumner, followed by a reception at Tacoma’s Union Station.
BURLINGTON – During a typical summer, hundreds of Catholic youth from parishes around the archdiocese travel to St. Charles Parish to help migrant farmworkers in Skagit County. COVID-19 means the students can’t participate in the Youth Migrant Project this summer, but outreach to the farmworkers continues, both in person and…
SEATTLE – Priests must now wear masks during Mass, and distribution of Communion can return to its usual place during the liturgy under new coronavirus-era protocols announced by the Archdiocese of Seattle.
SEATTLE – On a sunny Sunday afternoon, parishes in the South Seattle Deanery gathered for prayer, Scripture, thought-provoking speeches and uplifting songs, all part of an outdoor racial justice vigil at Immaculate Conception Church.
SEATTLE – In the first major celebration at St. James Cathedral since COVID-19 restrictions began in March, Archbishop Paul D. Etienne received his pallium — the insignia of a metropolitan archbishop — from the papal nuncio during a July 16 Mass.
SEATTLE – Thirteen lay Catholics and two clergy from around the Archdiocese of Seattle have been appointed to a new pastoral council that will immediately begin creating a new pastoral plan for the church in Western Washington.