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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.

Iron Chef to host Saint Martin’s gala

Event raises funds for scholarships LACEY Saint Martin’s University’s annual black-tie gala Nov. 2 will be hosted by chef Michael Symon, best known as a co-host of ABC’s “The Chew” and for winning the Food Network’s “The Next Iron Chef” competition in 2007.

Knitting needles, crochet hooks and prayers

Immaculate Conception’s prayer shawl ministry comforts many ARLINGTONBy John Wolcott When Seattle archdiocesan priest Father Paul Dalton died suddenly in 2008, one person who grieved especially deeply was his brother, Father Jim Dalton, then pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Arlington.

Archdiocese to hold special needs 'carnival'

Afternoon to include games, costume contests, crafts, food and fellowship MERCER ISLAND The Archdiocese of Seattle will hold an afternoon of fun activities for families with children with special needs on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 1-4 p.m. at St. Monica Church, 4301 88th Ave. S.E. The event, called "Fun Beyond…

Hispanic resource center opens in Kent

Programs for low-income Latinos aim to break the cycle of poverty KENTBy Armando Machado Luz Maria Pardo is studying English, preparing to get her GED, and getting help paying her utility bills. And she’s doing it all at Centro Rendu, a new education and resource center for low-income Latinos operated…

Hispanic couples invited to strengthen their marriages in Christ

Free retreat will focus on personal, spiritual relationships MOUNT VERNONBy Armando Machado Latino couples seeking to enrich their marriages are invited to a free Spanish-language retreat Oct. 19 at St. Joseph Center in Mount Vernon. Free child care will be provided for children ages 4-9.