VANCOUVER – On December 8, 1856, Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart and four sisters landed on the frontier shores of the Columbia River at Fort Vancouver and soon started building more than 30 schools, hospitals, orphanages, and homes for the aged and mentally ill.
ANACORTES – As they have for nearly 40 years, members of St. Mary Parish will carry an icon of St. Nicholas in procession to the Anacortes waterfront December 6 for the blessing of local fishermen and their fleet.
TACOMA – After a three-year absence, Eastside Catholic High School brought the state 3A football trophy back home to Sammamish with a 31-13 win over O’Dea High School, the defending champs, at the Tacoma Dome November 30.
Perhaps you’ve heard the extraordinary story of John Chau, the young Christian missionary who tried to bring the Gospel to North Sentinel Island, one of the most remote and isolated communities in the world, and who, for his trouble, was killed before he even got past the beach. His endeavor has inspired a whole range...