To promote healing in the wake of the abuse crisis in the church, Archbishop J. Peter Sartain, along with auxiliary bishops Eusebio Elizondo and Daniel Mueggenborg, will lead a public prayer service at St. James Cathedral October 4 at 7 p.m. “It will be an opportunity for us bishops to express our sorrow and contrition for the scourge of sexual...
POULSBO – In 1992, Thom and Joni Bayler volunteered to fix dinner for a new missionary priest from Uganda who was visiting their parish, St. Olaf in Poulsbo. They had no idea that more than 25 years later, the priest — now Bishop Sabino Ocan Odoki — would still be coming for dinner.
Here are the latest pastoral appointments made in the Archdiocese of Seattle, as announced by Archbishop J. Peter Sartain.
When I was going through school, the devil was presented to us as a myth, a literary device, a symbolic manner of signaling the presence of evil in the world. I will admit to internalizing this view and largely losing my sense of the devil as a real spiritual person.
Janet Easter is experiencing Braxton Hicks contractions as she arranges a bouquet in her backyard, and she is unfazed. “I’m having contractions, which is hilarious,” she says, stripping the leaves off a hydrangea in one swift stroke.
The numbers don’t look good for the U.S. Postal Service. Last year it reported its sixth straight annual operating loss, in the amount of $2.7 billion. During fiscal year 2017, the USPS delivered 149 billion pieces of mail, down from 154 billion the previous year — and a major drop from its peak of 213 billion in 2006.
This month we honor and celebrate the archangels. Ever present and with us, Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael plant and sow fruits that may be felt in an increase of courage, perseverance and fortitude, among other graces. Our Archdiocese of Seattle is under their patronage, and they love us so!
Plan a post-Mass picnic to savor our God-given day of rest
The bright warm sun of June and the glittering emerald green of our region testify to the fruitful joy of life. The solemnities of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ and the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus conspire with Mother Nature, impelling and enabling our metaphysical senses. The celebration of the apex of…