SEATTLE – Archbishop Paul D. Etienne has written a letter to the people of the Archdiocese of Seattle in response to articles that appeared January 28 in the Seattle Times and the Seattle P-I about a group of lay Catholics, called Heal Our Church, who have written to the archbishop calling for “the creation of a lay-led Truth and Reconciliation...
SEATTLE – From Mozart to show tunes and “everything in between,” choirs from 10 high schools in the archdiocese will showcase their musical talents during the 20th Catholic High School Choir Festival, February 3 at Benaroya Hall.
OLYMPIA – The pouring rain didn’t dampen the spirits of thousands of pro-life supporters who rallied on the steps of the state Capitol during the annual March for Life.
In May of 2015, Pope Francis released his encyclical Laudato Si’, the Italian title taken St. Francis of Assisi’s beautiful “Canticle of the Creatures”: “Praise be to you, my Lord, through our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us, and who produces various fruit with colored flowers and herbs.”
There is an art and a science to slow living. This summer I’m trying to learn both.
Pope Francis recently declared that the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time — January 26 this year — should be celebrated as the Sunday of the Word of God. The pope highlighted the importance of lectio divina, or “divine reading,” an ancient practice of slowly and prayerfully reading the Bible. Here’s a step-by-step guide.
Our Catholic life is full of celebration. Solemnities, feasts, first sacraments and birthdays are all cause for celebrations, and we plan our lives around them. Celebrations are important, even integral to our happiness. To celebrate means, in part, to solemnly observe and commemorate with festivities. A priest celebrates the Mass. And for Catholics, our personal…
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