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Serving India’s needy

Parish was key to fulfilling Bellingham student's dream BELLINGHAMBy John WolcottTaylor Stevenson's dream of serving the poor in India began with a book.

Jimi Hendrix-themed Christmas tree among highlights of Providence fundraiser

SEATTLE Providence O' Christmas Trees, a fundraiser for Providence Senior and Community Services featuring 15 ornately decorated Christmas trees, will take place Dec. 2-4 at The Westin Seattle, 1900 Fifth Ave. Now in its 29th year, the event is one of Providence's largest annual fundraisers, raising $1.2 million in 2012…

Warm reception for Tent City 4

Homeless community finds 'generous' support at Mary, Queen of Peace Parish SAMMAMISHBy John Wolcott Hosting Tent City 4 is an inspiring experience for the homeless residents and the parishioners who welcomed them, according to Father Kevin Duggan, pastor of Mary, Queen of Peace Parish.

'Faith, friendship and education'

Arlington parish helps its sister parish in Kenya thrive ARLINGTONBy John Wolcott Catholics in Arlington and Darrington dug deep in 2006 to fill paper cups with bills and loose change — $19,000 in seed money to help build two water wells at their new sister parish in Kenya. Since then,…

Unity through diversity

Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe travels around the archdiocese A special image of Our Lady of Guadalupe is traveling among parishes in the archdiocese with the goal of uniting Catholics in their faith and bringing people back to church.

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…

Halloween in the halls

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

SEATTLE 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.