Archdiocese announces fall plans for Catholic schools

SEATTLE – Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Seattle will start the school year with in-person instruction, remote learning or a combination of the two, depending on guidance from local public health authorities on a county-by-county basis.

Lebanon's Catholic leaders seek prayers, aid after massive explosions

BEIRUT — As Lebanon's Catholic leaders appealed for help for their country, international and U.S. organizations appealed for donations for Beirut, capital of a country already suffering from a severe economic downturn even before the two massive August 4 explosions that left more than 130 people dead, at least 5,000…

Youth miss opportunity to help Skagit County farmworkers, but outreach continues

BURLINGTON – During a typical summer, hundreds of Catholic youth from parishes around the archdiocese travel to St. Charles Parish to help migrant farmworkers in Skagit County. COVID-19 means the students can’t participate in the Youth Migrant Project this summer, but outreach to the farmworkers continues, both in person and…

Priest’s love of math, baseball helps him develop new stat measures

WASHINGTON – WAR, what is it good for? For Edwin Starr, the answer was “absolutely nothin’” — although “somethin’” might be a better answer, since he had a No. 1 hit with the tune in 1970. But for Dominican Father Humbert Kilanowski, he’s got a different answer, because he’s asking…