On the first anniversary of their pastoral letter on poverty -- Who Is My Neighbor? -- the Catholic bishops of Washington state called on "Christians and all people of good will" to show care and concern for those in need. Who Is My Neighbor? emphasized the need for prayer and…
PUYALLUP – More than 700 high school youth from 61 parishes gathered for the Archdiocese of Seattle’s Catholic Youth Convention Nov. 11–12, where dynamic speakers challenged them to grow in their faith.
SEATTLE – Some 300 members of Capuchin Father Solanus Casey’s extended family will be among 60,000 people expected in Detroit Nov. 18 to witness the simple priest’s beatification, the next step on the journey to sainthood.
VANCOUVER – Judy Kuhl wasn’t prepared when her husband Jerry was diagnosed with dementia. When Jerry died two years ago after 45 years of marriage, Kuhl moved from Montana to Vancouver to be closer to her daughter, and began attending Our Lady of Lourdes Parish.
ORTING – Betty Lou Prather used to take Communion to homebound parishioners. But until becoming homebound herself, Prather didn’t appreciate the scope of services offered by the health ministry at her parish, Sts. Cosmas and Damian Mission in Orting.
BELLEVUE – In nearly four decades working at St. Louise de Marillac Parish, Kathy Riley helped adults rekindle their faith, families mourn the death of loved ones, and the recently divorced maintain their connection to the church.