Introducing our next auxiliary bishop

After celebrating Mass on March 26 at his parish in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Msgr. Daniel Mueggenborg saw he’d missed a call from an unknown number. He almost didn’t check the message, figuring it was a telemarketer. In fact, it was the Vatican’s apostolic nuncio to the United States, who told him to sit down: Pope Francis had appointed him an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Seattle.

Archdiocesan stewardship trio retires

Three long-time stewardship employees at the Archdiocese of Seattle retire this month. Northwest Catholic sat down with each of them to discuss what their work for the church in Western Washington has meant.

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‘The Lord is asking you to carry his cross’: Observations of an ordination

“This is a very important event,” I tell my son Leo, two weeks shy of his 4th birthday, by way of explaining why he needs to be on his best behavior for the June 25 ordination Mass at St. James Cathedral. “The archbishop is going to ordain five men priests, so they’ll be able to turn the bread and wine at Mass into the body and blood of Jesus. It’s very exciting, so there’s going to be a lot of people there.”

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