The Archdiocese of Seattle’s Catholic high schools are sending 1,437 graduates — 741 women and 696 men — out into the world this spring. Most of these graduating seniors will continue their educations next fall at scores of different colleges and universities. On behalf of the entire archdiocese, Northwest Catholic and participating high schools of Western Washington are proud to...
Northwest Catholic is proud to honor the religious sisters celebrating significant anniversaries in 2015 and all those who carry on the longstanding tradition of religious life at the service of others in the Archdiocese of Seattle.
SILVANA – Kristi Bartz, a 17-year-old senior at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, was fatally struck by a freight train May 9, the Seattle Times reported.
Not long after St. John XXIII’s social encyclical Mater et Magistra made its appearance in 1961, a wisecrack began making the rounds among Catholics who’d taken umbrage: “Mater, si; magistra, no” — mother, yes; teacher, no. In other words, the church has a maternal relationship with her members but is not their teacher on matters...
I spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to get the most out of this faith journey. How to go about it. How to open myself up to Jesus Christ.
At 6 o’clock each morning, we Little Sisters gather in the chapel to begin our day with an hour of prayer. Most days we are joined by a petite, frail old woman who wheels herself into the chapel, strains to reach the holy water font, blesses herself and then settles in to begin her daily devotions.
When my husband and I need a fast meal, and there’s not much food in the fridge, we often make a Spanish potato omelet, or tortilla Espanola. It’s totally different from a French omelet or from Mexican tortillas, and you can serve it either hot or cold.
"Master of Ceremonies: A Novel" by Donald Cozzens. In Extenso Press (Chicago, 2015). 287 pp., $19.95.