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For the priesthood: Mass, presentations, and bicycling

MOUNT VERNONBY ARMANDO MACHADO Several dozen people attended a special Mass in celebration of the priesthood at Immaculate Conception Church in Mount Vernon on Monday, July 29. It was part of the second annual “Pedaling the Priesthood” effort.

Providence sister to profess perpetual vows

SEATTLE Providence Sister Margarita Araceli Hernandez Alfaro will make profession of perpetual vows of poverty, chastity and obedience as a Sister of Providence in a liturgy at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at St. Mary Church, 611 20th Ave. S.

St. Cecilia’s pastor dead at 81

Jesuit Father Emmett Carroll, pastor of St. Cecilia Parish on Bainbridge Island and longtime professor of English at Seattle University, died peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, July 24. He was 81.

Sakuma workers on and off the job; parish providing moral support

BURLINGTONBY ARMANDO MACHADO More than 200 migrant workers from the three Sakuma berry fields have walked off the job three times since July 11, and the Hispanic ministry at St. Charles Parish has devised a plan to provide the workers and their families with food and household essentials in the…

KCSARC's Be Loud Breakfast

Students from St. John School, Seattlle with Archbishop J. Peter Sartain at KCSARC's 24th annual BE LOUD fundraising breakfast.

Scout policy ‘does not affect’ church teaching

State’s bishops affirm BSA’s mission, pledge to monitor policy developments SEATTLE “The Catholic Church teaches that all people are to be treated with dignity and respect,” the bishops of Washington state wrote in a statement in response to the Boy Scouts’ vote in May to admit homosexual youth into their…

The Migrant’s Way of the Cross

Bilingual book dedicated to a Mexican priest includes reflections by local contributors BURLINGTONBy Armando Machado A new book about the plight and dangers faced by migrants from Central America and Mexico tells their stories through reflections and prayers.