WASHINGTON – Pope Francis used his June 3 audience and a phone call with the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to express his solidarity and support following days of demonstrations protesting the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
SEATTLE – Seattle Nativity School is relocating from Our Lady of Mount Virgin Parish to St. Edward Parish this summer, a move the school president says will provide a better classroom environment and the ability to serve more students.
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.