Archbishop Sartain's 'Red Mass' homily

SEATTLE – Archbishop J. Peter Sartain celebrated a “Red Mass” for members of the legal profession October 6 at St. James Cathedral. Approximately 80 people attended the Mass, including six judges and Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib. The Red Mass is a tradition in the Catholic Church that goes back to the 13th century.

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Jesús nos muestra el camino

En cierto momento de mi carrera en la escuela de gramática, estudié las Siete Maravillas del Mundo Antiguo: las Pirámides de Egipto, los Jardines Colgantes de Babilonia, el Templo de Diana en Éfeso, la Estatua de Júpiter en Atenas, el Mausoleo de Halicarnaso, el Coloso de Rodas y el Faro de Alejandría en Egipto.

Jesus shows us the way

At some point in my grammar school career, I studied the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: the Pyramids of Egypt, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Diana at Ephesus, the Statue of Jupiter at Athens, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Colossus at Rhodes, and the Lighthouse at Alexandria in Egypt.

Seattle bishops to lead prayer of repentance and healing

To promote healing in the wake of the abuse crisis in the church, Archbishop J. Peter Sartain, along with auxiliary bishops Eusebio Elizondo and Daniel Mueggenborg, will lead a public prayer service at St. James Cathedral October 4 at 7 p.m. “It will be an opportunity for us bishops to express our sorrow and contrition for the scourge of sexual abuse in the Church,” the archbishop said, “and to pray for the healing of all those who have been victims, as well as the Church herself.”

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