Archbishop announces decision on Tacoma’s Holy Rosary

TACOMA – All services and ministries at Tacoma’s Holy Rosary Parish will be discontinued as of August 31, Archbishop Paul D. Etienne announced in an August 13 letter to members of the parish community. He delivered the news to the parish’s pastoral and finance councils during a Zoom meeting earlier…

Archdiocese announces members of Special Taskforce for Catholic Schools

SEATTLE – The Archdiocese of Seattle has announced 10 members of a Special Taskforce for Catholic Schools, which will review the ministerial covenant that is signed by those working in the archdiocese’s Catholic schools and develop a set of recommendations for Archbishop Paul D. Etienne.

Archdiocese announces fall plans for Catholic schools

SEATTLE – Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Seattle will start the school year with in-person instruction, remote learning or a combination of the two, depending on guidance from local public health authorities on a county-by-county basis.

Lebanon's Catholic leaders seek prayers, aid after massive explosions

BEIRUT — As Lebanon's Catholic leaders appealed for help for their country, international and U.S. organizations appealed for donations for Beirut, capital of a country already suffering from a severe economic downturn even before the two massive August 4 explosions that left more than 130 people dead, at least 5,000…

Youth miss opportunity to help Skagit County farmworkers, but outreach continues

BURLINGTON – During a typical summer, hundreds of Catholic youth from parishes around the archdiocese travel to St. Charles Parish to help migrant farmworkers in Skagit County. COVID-19 means the students can’t participate in the Youth Migrant Project this summer, but outreach to the farmworkers continues, both in person and…