The last weeks of high school didn’t turn out as the class of 2020 expected, but some Catholic high school seniors may still get in-person graduation ceremonies later this summer if COVID-19 restrictions ease.
SEATTLE – The governor’s May 27 announcement allowing public Masses to resume, with restrictions, is “truly good news,” Archbishop Paul D. Etienne said in a May 29 video message to Western Washington Catholics.
SEATTLE – When COVID-19 pushed learning online, it challenged students at Christ the King School to rethink their year-end Missionary Discipleship Institute project, finding ways to meet new needs closer to home.
SEATTLE – With no Masses celebrated and no flags provided for individual graves, Memorial Day will be very different this year for people visiting the four Associated Catholic Cemeteries — Calvary in Seattle, Gethsemane in Federal Way, Holyrood in Shoreline and St. Patrick in Kent.
VATICAN CITY – The Vatican announced that it will commemorate the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment with a yearlong series of initiatives dedicated to the safeguarding and care for the Earth.
VATICAN CITY – At a time of global “tragedy and suffering” because of the coronavirus, and in view of the long-term impact it will have, believers of every religion should beg mercy from the one God and Father of all, Pope Francis said.
VANCOUVER – During simultaneous stop-and-drop food drives on May 6, four southwest Washington Catholic schools collected more than 20,000 pounds of food and essential items in just two hours to help families in their communities.