Archdiocese of Seattle Bishops Welcome Supreme Court Ruling on DACA

June 18, 2020 – It is with joyful hearts that we offer this statement regarding the Supreme Court’s rulingto uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The Catholic Church welcomes theSupreme Court’s ruling as it supports our efforts to promote and protect the life and dignity of all people regardless of status. DACA recipients … [Read more…]

Rosary Video By Bishops, Priests Deacons of Archdiocese of Seattle

The Office of Vicar for Clergy invited our bishops, priests and deacons to make a video praying the individual prayers of the rosary. Those individual recordings were then put together for a video rosary. You will see many familiar faces and hear many different languages. Please pray along! Our Lady of Seattle, Pray for us!

Masses are returning, but very different

We are eagerly anticipating the joy of in-person celebrations and would like to set expectations properly. Reopening will not mean an immediate return to our practices prior to suspension of public Masses. Your patience, understanding and cooperation are appreciated. Some things to be aware of as Mass resumes: A general dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation … [Read more…]

Join our CCS SEWING BEE and help make 10,000 MASKS!

Would you please help Catholic Community Services with a very important need?  Catholic Community Services needs homemade masks for our staff working on the front lines and also for our clients who are living on the streets and/or in our residential housing facilities. For sewing instructions, video tutorial and to find your nearest CCS location where you … [Read more…]

Mass Intentions during Coronavirus Pandemic

Father Thumbi celebrates the Holy Mass privately every day. The Catholic Church has a long tradition of offering Masses for prayer intentions and for the souls of the faithful. Many people offer a Mass intention for the repose of the soul of a loved one, but it’s also common to request a Mass in thanksgiving … [Read more…]

How to Support your parish during the Coronavirus pandemic

As many around the world struggle with the Coronavirus, Our Tri-Parish community (St. Joseph, St. Anne, and St. Joachim) has not been immune to the effects caused by these recent events. Yesterday’s directive from Archbishop Etienne to suspend all Masses and activities, was an important step in helping slow the spread of the virus. This … [Read more…]

CANCELED: All Masses & Church Activities

Dear Parish Community, We received a directive from Archbishop Etienne to CANCEL all Masses and Church Activities and functions effective March 11, 2020 until further notice. This decision was made out of an abundance of caution to slow this rapidly spreading virus. We have not seen a contagion of this magnitude in our country for … [Read more…]

Coronavirus – Keeping you safe at Mass

Dear parish community, With an increasing focus on the coronavirus around the world, we wanted to assure you that our team continues to monitor the situation. Without causing alarm, we believe it is prudent to remind you of our customary health precautions whenever there is an outbreak. Our response to this spreading virus must reflect how … [Read more…]