NW Stories

‘A kid from Tennessee’ discovers family roots in Seattle

I was born December 31, 1912 and weighed twelve pounds. I can remember a story that was told me when I was small about how my most interesting ancestors were Daniel Boone and Chief Sitting Bull. It might be that both are mythical but still after I was twelve years…

Sacred even in death

As temples of the Spirit, Catholics — cremated or not — should be laid to rest in a sacred place

Students of the Month - November 2017

Katriel Aguinaldo-Lagazo Kennedy Catholic High SchoolSenior Katriel is “a comforting, vivacious presence” among her peers, said nominator Sofia Lopez, making them “feel heard and important.” She plays volleyball, basketball and golf, and is a band and retreat leader, senior class coordinator and middle school mediator. She volunteers with Northwest Harvest…

Students of the Month - October 2017

Florence Marie Atienza Kennedy Catholic High SchoolSenior Florence embodies “dedication and service in her actions,” said nominator Sofia Lopez. She carries a 4.0 GPA and is president of the National Honor Society, leader of the school praise band and secretary of the Science Club. She volunteers weekly with Northwest Harvest,…