Missions Office Good News Newsletter – November 2018

The November 2018 edition of our Good News newsletter is at the printer but also available now online (along with other current items of interest): www.seattlearchdiocese.org/Missions. Contents include prayers, announcements, news, and more! Also on our newsletters page are all issues for the past year, including November 2017. Add a snippet to your bulletin, send to your friends, use in your classroom, discuss it in your faith sharing group, apply it to your life!
The World Mission Sunday collection in this archdiocese was last weekend! On World Mission Sunday, we become voices for mission, providing the prayerful and financial support necessary to bring the Lord’s mercy and concrete help to the most vulnerable communities. In this archdiocese, our World Mission Sunday donations are distributed to: Propagation of the Faith (serves 1,111 of the poorest dioceses around the world); Catholic Near East Welfare Association; Secretariat for the Church in Latin America; Church in Central and Eastern Europe; Pastoral Solidarity Fund for the Church in Africa. Thank you for helping us celebrate!
FOOD FAST: CRS FoodFast is a hunger awareness experience for youth from Catholic Relief Services. It connects the Catholic tradition of fasting with global hunger, but it’s so much more than missing a few meals … it’s a life-changing experience packed with fun and engaging resources, activities, and more.CRS FoodFast helps youth encounter their faith and involves them in a movement that is making a positive change in our world.Your Missions Office is here to provide local resources, ideas, and encouragement.

Visit foodfast.crs.org to register for your FREE downloadable resources!



Hoping for Home: Communities of Faith Respond to the Need for Trafficking Survivor Housing

Thursday, November 15, 7:00 PM- 8:30 PM

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5701 8th Ave Ne Seattle, WA 98105
  • Do you have a spare room, rental property, or empty living space and feel called to act?
  • Are you part of a faith community and want to mobilize people to respond to the need for housing for trafficking survivors?
Join us to learn more about what you can do to provide temporary or long-term housing opportunities for survivors. Explore ways to give the “hope of home” those who have experienced human trafficking.
Speakers: Audrey Baedke, Community Advocate Supervisor, Real Escape from the Sex Trade (REST) & Hao Nguyen, Anti-Human Trafficking Program Coordinator, API Chaya
Register here: Bit.ly/HopingForHome
View & download printable flyer here.
Sponsored by The Multifaith Coalition to Address Human Trafficking. 

About Us: The Missions Office of the Archdiocese of Seattle serves the people of western Washington with resources to bring the Good News to the ends of the earth. Our office is the local representative for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS).