'I jumped right in'

Sudden conversion puts Dan Kennedy on a lifelong path to protect life from conception to death

Student Essay Contest Winners 2018

How can you share Jesus with others? Answers from our student essay contest winners Northwest Catholic’s fifth annual student essay contest asked students at Western Washington’s 74 Catholic schools to answer the question “How can you share Jesus with others?” The essays were judged by a panel drawn from the…

Grounded in compassion

Catholic social teaching is the heart of Catholic Community Services, our state’s largest nonprofit social services agency

Why Marian dogmas?

What the church’s teachings tell us about Mary, about Jesus, and about ourselves

‘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