Close-knit St. Aloysius Parish celebrates 125 years in Buckley

BUCKLEY – It was hot the morning of Aug. 6, but that didn’t keep Bill Rumpza from dressing in his fourth-degree Knights of Columbus regalia. Rumpza wouldn’t miss being part of the honor guard for a eucharistic procession celebrating the 125th anniversary of his parish.

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Tacoma’s Holy Rosary Parish celebrates 125 years

TACOMA – In 1891, many German Catholics in Tacoma wanted to hear homilies preached in their native language. Banding together, they raised funds to buy land and build a church. Then they appealed to their bishop for a German-speaking Benedictine priest. 

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Kirkland’s Holy Family Parish turns 100

KIRKLAND – In the last 100 years, members of Holy Family Parish have worshipped in three different buildings, including one that was destroyed by an arsonist who was never brought to justice.

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Jubilarian Sisters for 2015

Northwest Catholic is proud to honor the religious sisters celebrating significant anniversaries in 2015 and all those who carry on the longstanding tradition of religious life at the service of others in the Archdiocese of Seattle.

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