Local Briefs - Sept 1, 2013

Photos from (1) Burmese priest visits St. Thomas, Tukwilla and (2) Youth Migrant celebrations in St. Charles, Burlington

Dominican sister with Seattle connection professes perpetual vows

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Among the 11 young women making their perpetual profession of the simple vows of poverty, chastity and obedience as Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation in Nashville, Tenn., on July 22 was Sister John Peter Clarke, the daughter of Leo and Kathleen Clarke, members of Blessed Sacrament Parish…

Roadwork paves way for growth at Holy Cross Parish

LAKE STEVENSBy John WolcottWhen long-awaited turn lanes on SR 92 are finished in late August, Holy Cross parishioners will have easier and safer access to the church property — and the parish can move ahead with expansion efforts.