Category: Chancery Ministries

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health America statistics you should ponder as we support our YOUTH: Youth Mental Health Facts | Mental Health America Screening 2 Supports ( Art with Heart CATALOG   A new mental […]

Tools for Transformation Zoom from JustFaith – June 23rd

From JustFaith Ministries….Tools for Transformation: How to Educate Your Community on Faith and Justice Flyer to share with your young adults – parent community Virtual Introductory Presentation   Do you feel […]


WSCC ACTION ALERT: Please share your voice! Catholic schools are integral to the education system in Washington state.  They provide $302 million in annual savings to Washington taxpayers, educating over […]

Pastoral Care during the Coronavirus Outbreak

As we continue to walk together this odyssey of a strange new reality known as COVID-19, I want to better utilize this blog as a means of being close to […]

5th Anniversary of Laudato Si – May 16-24, 2020

“I renew my urgent call to respond to the ecological crisis, the cry of the Earth and the cry of the poor cannot continue. Let’s take care of creation, a gift […]

Corporal Works of Mercy – A Call to Action for DACA

Upcoming Supreme Court Case: DACA Preparing to offer Pastoral Care: On June 15, 2012, President Barrack Obama created DACA or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. DACA protects undocumented immigrants from […]

Living the Easter Season Virtually

Enjoy an Easter message from Archbishop Etienne to the people of the Archdiocese! Invite your families and parishioners to receive weekly Easter inspirations Digital Ad  |  Sign-up AT HOME WITH […]


April 13, 2020 Resources for Collecting Rice Bowls With the Easter season upon us, families are preparing to return their Rice Bowl alms. The Office of National and Missions Collections […]

Catholic Survey 2020

The new pastoral planning process has been launched! Input from all Catholics is needed as we work to draw more people to Christ in Western Washington.Visit to take the […]

Prayers and Reflections during COVID-19

Reflections offered by the Mental Health Ministry Committee Prayers offered by the Office for Pastoral Ministries – COVID-19 Prayers

2020 CRS RICE BOWL – Applying for a Garden Grants?

2020 RICE BOWL GARDEN GRANT The CRS – Rice Bowl local grant process for gardens is currently open and will close on Friday, April 17. To ensure that funds are […]

7th Grade MDI continues during the Coronavirus Virus

Our Valiant MDI Team continues on, especially during this profound time! THANK YOU to our 27 schools for adapting and using the MDI rubrics with new eyes during this of […]

Register for CRS-Rice Bowl 2020 Trainings

Prepare for Lent 2020 … Rice Bowl! You are invited to attend an in-person, lunchtime training in preparation for Rice Bowl 2020. This will be an excellent opportunity to share […]

Free Adult Faith Formation for Parish Communities – Ron Ryan

Preparing for 2020  with Adult Faith Formation- Parent Engagement opportunities! As Special Projects Coordinator for the Archdiocese of Seattle, RON RYAN is available to parishes as a resource for ADULT […]

Join us in December and January for some Holy Moments!

Mark your calendars! Please share broadly! December 7: Mother of the Americas—Procession from St. Mary, Seattle, to St. James Cathedral, Mass at noon  December 14: Simbang Gabi Commissioning Mass, 11 […]

Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave Information

MEMO: PFML Announcement 10.28.19 PFML Announcement 10.28.19 In January 2019, WA State began collecting premiums from employee wages to fund the new WA Paid Family & Medical Leave taking effect […]