Holy Week and the Joy of the Easter Season!

Chrism Mass -Thursday, April 7th 7:00PM

Click here to read Archbishop Etienne’s letter of invitation and here for the holy oils distribution form. Please join Archbishop Etienne for the Chrism Mass at St. James Cathedral for the blessing of the holy oils which will be used in the administration of the sacraments at Easter and throughout the archdiocese for the year. These holy oils include oil of catechumens, the oil of the infirm and holy chrism. Livestream @ArchdioceseofSeattle. The bishops and all the priests of the Archdiocese join in this Mass and renew their priestly promises during the liturgy. The deacons also participate. All are welcome to join us for this beautiful liturgy.

Welcome to the Easter Season April 17 – June 5th! Encourage your school communities to visit the Easter Season webpage to celebrate the Easter season. Includes ways to celebrate all 50 days, Easter solemnities and highlights, and ways to honor Mary this May. Click here to find the Easter communications plan and assets in English and Spanish, including digital banners, social posts, bulletin ads and inserts.