Category: Catholic Identity

Black Catholic Advisory Circle Newsletter

Black Catholic Advisory Circle Newsletter June – Volume 1 Issue 3 Learn about Sister Thea Bowman, candidate for sainthood, plus Cristo Rey feasibility study, Juneteenth and resources to support this new […]

Pope Francis wants to hear from YOU!

Planning & Mission Effectiveness Office is reminding us all that there is still a bit of time to offer your INSIGHTS and REFLECTIONS during the final push of the Synodalic […]

ACRE Religion Assessment Alignment Resources

Information for Growth – Assessment for Catholic Religious Education (IFG-ACRE) Thank you to the schools that participated in the spring APRIL ACRE assessment! We are getting back on track with […]

WSCC Catholic Advocacy Bulletin, No. 9 March 21, 2022

Getting Bills To The Finish Line! Action Alert: Urge Governor Inslee To Take Action On These Bills The governor’s desk is the final stop for bills before they become law.  […]

3rd Week of Lent – CRS Resources

THIRD WEEK OF LENT OVERCOMING DISASTER In Bangladesh, cyclones and other natural disasters are increasing—destroying farms, homes and more—making it difficult for people like Noornobi to earn a living and […]

Restorative Justice Work

How Restorative Justice Helped Make the Justice System Work Better in Seattle, an article by the National Catholic Register via an interview with our own, Joe Cotton!  This article highlights […]


FIRST WEEK OF LENT – THE PILLARS OF LENT: As we begin our Lenten journey, reflect on how your prayers, fasting and almsgiving can guide you. As Pope Francis explains, […]

The Holy Father’s Call-Peace for Ukraine

The Holy Father’s Call Join Catholics around the world responding to Pope Francis’ call for prayer and fasting on Ash Wednesday for peace in Ukraine.Please promote this at your school […]

WSCC Advocacy Update – 2/28/22

Committee Deadlines and Floor Votes Bills still in play have been passed by House or Senate committees or must do so by Monday, February 28. If your legislators are members […]

WSCC Advocacy Bulletin 2.20.22

Thank You For Your Continued Advocacy! Bills that are still in play have now moved on to the opposite house and are being scheduled for committee hearings.  Below are a […]


Thank you for the faithful efforts of our WSCC team! This update provides our constituents tangible ways each of us can help support this important work. Please click here for […]

WSCC Catholic Schools Quarterly Newsletter

Below, please find the links to the WSCC Catholic Schools Quarterly Newsletter that can be shared out to your school communities. Thank you! English Spanish     

Catholic Lifesavers Corps (CLC) for High Schools

Catholic Lifesaver Corps: This mental health collaboration of archdiocesan Mental Health Ministry, Youth Ministry, Fulcrum Foundation, has been designed to support our high school youth. Catholic Schools Catholic Lifesaver Corps […]

WSCC Advocacy Newsletter for Catholic Schools

Advocacy Bulletin 22-01-21 Schools The WSCC has created a Catholic Schools newsletter focused summary of actions occuring in during the Lesigative session so schools are aware of the themes/issues, opportunities […]

Progress Reports 2021-22

Since 2014 the Office for Catholic Schools has asked that all WCEA accredited schools participate in annual progress reports that align with the goals and outcomes of the accreditation self-study […]

Securing your April 2021 ACRE Scores

Dear School Leaders, Just double-checking to ensure you have secured your school’s Grade 5 and Grade 8 ACRE assessment data from last April’s testing window (April 2021).  If not, please […]

Mass of Remembrance – Nov. 8 In-person/virtual at 7pm

Mass of Remembrance: Special Mass for loved ones lost to COVID-19 November 8 at 7pm, St. James Cathedral and livestream During this special Requiem Mass, we will remember, mourn and […]

Pope Francis Calls for a Synodal Journey

Archbishop Etienne writes….”Pope Francis has called us as a Church to a “synodal journey.” Catholics across the world will be coming together in a universal process of listening in preparation […]

Looking for a Pilgrimage Moment? The Grotto

The Grotto will host an exhibit of Eucharistic Miracles from around the world in our conference center from October 1st through the 17th.  The Grotto, the National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful […]

CIC VIRTUAL School Leadership Retreat – Sept. 23 only

CHRIST IN THE CLASSROOM VIRTUAL LEADERSHIP RETREAT We invite you to join us in solidarity with one another and in communion with our Church, to step back on Thursday, find […]

Archbishop Etienne’s Pastoral Plan and Toolkit

Archbishop Etienne released the new Pastoral Plan, entitled: KNOWING JESUS CHRIST, EMBRACING HIS MISSION. Pastoral Plan | Archdiocese of Seattle  The Vision: The outcome of a successful pastoral planning process […]

Parent Formation Presentation Opportunities

We are blessed to have the support and expertise of Deacon Eric Paige, Director of Marriage, Family Life and Formation Office, to offer Parent Formation presentations available to our schools […]

How to Help Refugees from Afghanistan

Dear School Leaders, I would like to introduce to you, Chris Koehler, Director of Immigrant and Refugee Ministry, at the new Office for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, The […]

Rev. Bill Watson

Father Bill Watson Fr. Bill felt his desire to be a missionary at the age of 18 while watching a TV commercial on people volunteering with the poor in Africa. […]

Meet Your US Senators and Congress Member to Discuss CRS Priorities

Meet Your US Senators and Congress Member to Discuss CRS Priorities Full WSCC Advocay Newsletter for Schools WSCCAdvocacy Bulletin 21-08-02 – Schools This month Catholic Relief Services (CRS) chapters in Washington […]