Category: Chancery Ministries

Pastoral Care & Outreach: A series of pastoral ministries that provide spiritual care and resources while developing mutuality and kinship with people on the margins. Our ministries include: Criminal Justice Ministry, Hospital & Healthcare Ministry, Immigrant & Refugee Ministry, Seafarer’s Ministry, Inclusion Ministry, Mental Health Ministry, Grief Ministry, and Ministry to the deaf. Mental Health […]

WSCC 2019 Catholic Advocacy Bulletin, No. 3

January 25, 2019 – Go online at WSCC to view the online images and links  Education             Catholic Schools Day at the Capitol: January 27 to February 2 is the 45th annual National Catholic Schools Week [votervoice.net].  Washington’s one hundred Catholic grade schools and high schools will celebrate with a special Mass, community service […]

Missions Office – Good News newsletter- February 2019

The February 2019 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 February 2018. Add a snippet to your bulletin, send to […]

Care for Creation Retreat – Feb. 9- St. James Cathedral

The Care for Creation retreat titled “Am I Sleeping Through the Ecological Crisis?” at St. James Cathedral will take place on February 9th from 8am to 3pm, and be led by Sr. Alexandra Kovats.  Further information and RSVP details can be found on the attached flyer. CfC Winter Retreat 2019 Peace, Christian Cousins, Justice Educator […]

Parish Financial Newsletter – January 2019

The January 2019 Parish Financial Newsletter is now available for your review.  Parish Financial Newsletter -January 2019 In this issue: PAA Days 2019 – Registration New Chart of Account Numbers for Payroll Deductions IRS Fraud Pastoral Assistant for Administration Level II Opening Parish Stewardship Annual Catholic Appeal 2019 Updates from Human Resources Property and Construction […]

Missions Office – Rice Bowl is coming!

Greetings! It’s that time again! Catholic Relief Services is shipping the Rice Bowl materials  (to all parishes and to participating schools) this week. Please let us know if you haven’t received your materials by January 25. A note about placemats and donation envelopes (for pews or stapling to/inserting into bulletins near end of Lent): if you ordered […]

Mental Health Resources to assist Parishes and Schools

The Archdiocesan Mental Health Ministry Committee has organized the following resources to better support our parish school faith communities. MH Ministry Brochure Quick Reference on Mental Health for Faith Leaders St James Cathedral MH Resources Pastoral Response to Mental Illness Mental Health Facts Children and Teens 2018 WA State Healthy Youth Survey    

Pastoral Care and Outreach Updates – Joe Cotton

Pastoral Care & Outreach A series of pastoral ministries that provide spiritual care and resources while developing mutuality and kinship with people on the margins.  Our ministries include: Criminal Justice Ministry, Hospital & Healthcare Ministry, Immigrant & Refugee Ministry, Seafarer’s Ministry, Inclusion Ministry, Mental Health Ministry, Grief Ministry, and Ministry to the deaf. Announcing: A […]

Walking and Witnessing for Immigrant Families – April 29 – May 11, 2019

Walking and Witnessing for Immigrant Families – April 29 – May 11, 2019 Join people from parishes across Western Washington in a prayerful walk showing solidarity with immigrant families. Whether you’re able to participate in a short leg, the full two weeks, or in prayer… all are welcome. The walk will conclude with a Mass […]

St. Catherine of Siena Mental Health Ministry Team – Sleep and Mental Health – Jan. 24

St. Catherine of Siena Mental Health Ministry Team Educational Forum Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:00-9:00 PM St. Catherine of Siena Parish  Music Room, Victoria Hall 814 NE 85th Street Seattle, WA TOPIC: Sleep and Mental Health  Please join us for a presentation from the Center for Innovation in Sleep Self-Management from the University of Washington […]

ST. LUKE MENTAL HEALTH MINISTRY PRESENTS Angst – Free Screening February 7

St. Luke Mental Health Ministry presents: A Free Evening Screening of the New Documentary Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety for interested adults. Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 6:30 PM St. Luke School Auditorium, Shoreline Flyer is available to share broadly Angst flyer -St. Luke Parish Does anyone you know suffer from anxiety…a child, sibling, other […]

Dodgeball Tournament at BBHS – Sunday, January 20, 2019

DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT!  Students, Teachers and Parents are encouraged to participate together! Team “costumes” or uniforms encouraged   Please share 2019 NWYB Dodgeball-Flyer! Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. Hosted by Bishop Blanchet High School Ernie Rose Gym 8200 Wallingford Ave N Seattle, WA 98103 Assemble a team of 6 or participate as an individual. $10 […]

January 2019 Good News Newsletter – Missions Office

The January 2019 edition of our Good News newsletter is at the printer but also available now online [r20.rs6.net] (along with other current items of interest): www.seattlearchdiocese.org/Missions [r20.rs6.net]. Contents include prayers, announcements, news, and more! Also on our newsletters page [r20.rs6.net] are all issues for the past year, including January 2018. Add a snippet to your […]

Immigrant and Refugee Ministry – Updates

Pastoral Care & Outreach: A series of pastoral ministries that provide spiritual care and resources while developing mutuality and kinship with people on the margins. Our ministries include: Criminal Justice Ministry, Hospital & Healthcare Ministry, Immigrant & Refugee Ministry, Seafarer’s Ministry, Inclusion Ministry, Mental Health Ministry, Grief Ministry, and Ministry to the deaf. Monthly Immigrant […]

WSCC 2018 Catholic Advocacy Bulletin, Vol. 20

Pastoral Letter Against Racism During the November USCCB meeting, the U.S. Bishops adopted, nearly unanimously, their new pastoral letter Open Wide Our Hearts. The Bishops call for “a genuine conversion of heart, a conversion that will compel change, and the reform of our institutions and society.” They declare that “the injustice and harm racism causes […]

Welcome to the Season of Advent!

The season of Advent is here and we are blessed to have rich and abundant resources that are easily accessible.  Below are some suggestions of daily videos or reflections we can all conveniently access as schedules allow.   Busted Halo – Advent explained in 2 minutes Dynamic Catholic continues their tradition of offering daily video […]

Guatemala Immersion 2019 – Catholic educators, can you join us?

Guatemala Immersion June 2019 – Specifically June 19 – 27, 2019! God continues to invite us to participate in the mission of love. Although most of our mission work of sharing God’s love happens at home, work and in our local neighborhoods and communities, stepping out of our own culture and context can help us […]

Parish Financial Services Newsletter – Nov. 2018

November 2018 PFS Newsletter In This Issue: Know of Someone Who Might Want to Become a PAA Mark Your Calendar – PAA Day PRF Withdrawals and Construction/Maintenance Projects Look Out for Fraudulent Emails New Lease Policy Parish Stewardship Thanksgiving Greeting Updates from HR Upcoming Retreats—ABRC   Michelle Marquardt-Chia Administrative Assistant | Parish Financial Services|Property & […]

2 Mental Health First Aid Trainings – Nov. 17 and December 7

Mental Health First Aid Training – sponsored by NAMI Eastside. Mental Health First Aid program teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders in your community. Appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing […]

K – 8 Christmas ART Contest – due Jan. 31, 2019

Christmas Artwork Contest Winners in the 2018-2019 MCA (Missionary Childhood Association) Christmas Artwork Contest will have their artwork displayed at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. during Advent and Christmas 2019 and be featured on the MISSIO USA Messenger ChatBot. Information and entry form at http://info.missio.org/2018entryform, and at […]

MDI – Immersion in Action – St. Edward School

Grades 7th and 8th had a great time on their MDI – Immersion Project at Christ Our Hope Church on October 31, 2018. We arrived to Josephinum house at 9:35 a.m. and we were welcomed by Lauren, who took us to the church for an orientation. She was shortly joined by Fr. Heric, the pastor of the […]

CCHD and Catholic Social Teaching – Claire Lucas

“Claire’s lesson on Catholic Social Teaching was excellent! The information was clear and relevant and her interactive game taught a powerful message about the division of wealth in America. My 7th grade students were engaged and motivated. Thank you, Claire!” –Amy Hall Librarian and MDI Teacher at Christ the King, Seattle. If you are interested […]

Mental Health Offerings – November 2018

Mental Health Opportunities Abound for November! Please share these resources broadly! St. Catherine Suicide Prevention   St. Catherine of Siena Mental Health Ministry Team Educational Forum. Thursday, November 29, 2018, 7:00-9:00 PM St. Catherine of Siena Parish  Music Room, Victoria Hall 814 NE 85th Street Seattle, WA How to Support a Friend with Suicide Loss; How to Recognize […]

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 […]

Washington State Catholic Conference

Become an advocate for Catholic initiatives at the State level through the Washington State Catholic Conference. 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 encourage advocacy in public policy as we work together for […]

Immigration and Refugee Ministry News

Greetings in Christ – Please share the series of events related to Immigrant & Refugee Ministry. Saints_English_Bulletin_Insert R2 November 2018 Series Hoping for Home Flyer R3 links 2nd Annual Benefit Night for AIDNW Support immigrants who just won their immigration cases after being detained! Friday, October 26th, 2018 | 8:30 PM | Parliament Tavern | […]

Parish Financial Services Newsletter – October 2018

In This Issue: Priest Tax Equity Reimbursement Addendum PRF Withdrawals & Construction/Maintenance Projects Setting the Housing Allowance Policy on the Naming of  Parish Buildings, Rooms and Organizations I-tunes Gift Card Scam Parish Stewardship WWU—Newman Center Upcoming Events—Evangelization Bishop Statement on Environment Updates from Human Resources 10 Ways Your Parish Can Make a Difference Upcoming Retreats […]

USCCB Press Release on Death Penalty Ruling

Washington Bishops Welcome State Supreme Court Death Penalty Ruling The Catholic Bishops of Washington State applauded today’s decision by the state Supreme Court to abolish the death penalty in Washington. Archbishop J. Peter Sartain of Seattle said, “The Catholic Church’s consistent belief is that every human life is sacred from conception until natural death – it is this […]

Pastoral Care and Outreach Opportunities – October and November 2018

1. How to Welcome, Include, and Catechize All of God’s Children: Practical Suggestions for Serving Those with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities Presenter: Deacon Lawrence R. Sutton  Deacon Larry Sutton Workshop Date and Location: Saturday, October 20th, 2018 – Isaac Orr Conference Room (910 Marion St.) Archdiocese of Seattle Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Cost: […]

Fall 2018 Safety Trainings

2018 Maintenance and Custodial Safety Trainings – For Parishes and Schools 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 […]