Category: Archdiocese of Seattle

WSCC – Letter from WA State Bishops – Voter Registration

September 10, 2020 Dear Priests, Deacons, and Pastoral Leadership, The Washington State Catholic Conference (WSCC) is the common voice of the Catholic Bishops of the Archdiocese of Seattle, the Diocese of Spokane, and the Diocese of Yakima.  We wish to notify you of our support and encouragement for setting up voter education and registration booths […]

SBA PPP loan allocation between parish and school – GUIDANCE

SBA PPP loan allocation between parish and school As earlier indicated, the SBA PPP loan should generally be allocated between parish and school in proportion to how payroll costs were used to support the loan application. E.g., if the loan request was for $200,000, and the documents provided in the loan application indicated $150,000 was […]

Livestream Mass with Archbishop reaches 2000 views!

THANK YOU! As many of you witnessed on Monday, September 14th, Archbishop Paul Etienne celebrated the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross with all the Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Seattle. While we could not gather for this Mass in Seattle, we did so through livestreaming. The archbishop shared a vision of the […]

Welcome Tom Martin, Chief Information Officer

Don’t go it alone, Cyber issues can be tricky so let us help!If your parish or school have any cyber incidents (i.e.: lost/stolen laptops, malware etc.), please contact Tom Martin, Chief Information Officer –Archdiocese of Seattle at Tom.Martin@seattlearch.org. Tom is here to help navigate a solution to the incident and will also keep the insurance […]

Pray for our Deacon Candidates – September 19

Deacon Candidates for the Archdiocese of Seattle will be instituted in the ministry of acolyte this September 19th, the last major step before ordination on December 19. Please pray for all Deacon candidates, especially, our own Mr. Michael Cantu, Principal, St. Anthony School, Renton.  

Mental Health Supports for Our Communities

September is Suicide Prevention Month – Check out the communications toolkit document that outlines the key themes, takeaways, and messages that any Washington State agency, partner organization, or school district can use to raise awareness of resources and help available to those who are struggling. (This information is courtesy of the Joint Information Center’s Mental […]

Annual Safety Training Schedule for All Maintenance Personnel – REQUIRED

The Annual Safety Training is a requirement for all maintenance personnel in the archdiocese. Maintenance and Custodial Fall Zoom Training Schedule – Multiple Zoom trainings from Sept. 16 – October 7: 8:30 AM – noon.Registration information September 16 Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Everett September 25 St. Rose, Longview September 30 St. Ann, Tacoma October 1 St. Madeleine Sophie, Bellevue […]

Archdiocese of Seattle Appoints Members of Special Taskforce

Archdiocese of Seattle Appoints Members of Special Taskforce Seattle, WA, August 13, 2020 – Today the Archdiocese of Seattle announced the members of its Special Taskforce for Catholic Schools led by Father Ronald Nuzzi. Requested by Archbishop Paul. D. Etienne, this taskforce will spend the next year studying church teachings, examining best practices among Catholic […]

August 17-20, 2020 Liturgy Week Training is Happening!

Please join us! Liturgy Week! August 17 – 20 from 10AM – Noon. FREE but registration is required. A series of online trainings for you to share with your Campus Ministers and Liturgy Coordinators for schools and parishes! Ready to take your  masses from 1.0 to 2.0?? Monday –Thursday, August 17 –20, 2020 10:00am –12:00pm […]

Property and Construction Safety Trainings – Sept. – October

2020 Maintenance and Custodial Trainings: The Office of Property and Construction Services and Human Resources team up to present the Annual Safety Training which is a requirement for all maintenance personnel in the Archdiocese in accordance with the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries Standards. Here are the dates and locations, but very possible […]

2020 WORKING ON THE MARGINS CCHD GRANTS – Due September 30, 2020

Looking for a grant to integrate with your religion curriculum … MDI work, social justice, peace and justice, parish – school initiatives? Consider the 2020 CCHD Grant through the Archdiocese of Seattle, Catholic Campaign for Human Development, WORKING ON THE MARGINS. 2020 CCHD Local Development Grant Application 2020 CCHD Local TA Grant Application 2020 CCHD […]

New PAA Trainings in September – School Bookkeepers WELCOME!

New PAA – School Bookkeeper Trainings throughout September 2020 If you are a new PAA (or parish or school bookkeeper –some topics useful for parish and school bookkeepers), or you know someone who you think would make a good Pastoral Assistant for Administration some day, we are offering another round of New PAA Training on […]

Inclusion Ministry presents Families Growing Together Series- 7/18, 8/1, and 8/15!

Families Growing Together Series: You are invited to an hour of community, prayer, and reflection via Zoom for people who have disabilities and their families. The (Arch)diocese of Region XII have decided to host a series of webinars for our Inclusion Ministry community.  Please feel free to distribute this flyer to anyone who might be […]

20-21 Year of The Eucharist – Toolkit

Our Common Prayer for the Year of the Eucharist Lord Jesus Christ, the Eucharist is your gift to us. As we celebrate your mysteries, the very work of our redemption is accomplished, and we are filled with every grace and blessing. May the liturgy become the pattern of our lives. May our celebrations of this […]

The Mass with Investiture with the Pallium at 2:00 pm, July 16 – LIVESTREAM

Join us virtually for The Mass with Investiture with the Pallium scheduled for 2:00 pm, July 16, at St. James Cathedral and will be live-streamed. The pallium, a special vestment worn around the shoulders by a metropolitan archbishop, represents the archbishop’s responsibility as a shepherd and is a sign of his communion with the Holy […]

Archdiocese of Seattle Pastoral Planning Statement – 7.8.20

Pastoral Planning Statement 7.8.20 Archdiocese of Seattle Reaches Milestones in Pastoral Planning Process Launches Survey and Names Members to the Pastoral Council Seattle, WA, July 8, 2020 – The Archdiocese of Seattle continues its pastoral planning process with the goal of ensuring all archdiocesan and parish ministries are serving the fundamental mission of the church, […]