Category: Chancery Ministries

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, 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): 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 […]

WSCC 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 […]

Missions Office – September 2018

The September 2018 edition of our Good News newsletter is at the printer but also available now online (along with other current items of interest): Contents include prayers, announcements, news, and more! Also on our newsletters page are all issues for the past year, including September 2017. A Pilgrimage and Mass at the Northwest […]

Laudato Si! Care of God’s Creation – Sept. 1 – October 4, 2018

Laudato Si! Care of God’s Creation Season of Creation:  September 1- October 4 After our community came together to learn and pray about Pope Francis’ call in Laudato Si’ at the Summit in June, we came away with the urgency to act to protect our Earth. We invite you to join us in commemorating the […]

Parish Financial Services Newsletter – August 2018

 PFS Newsletter – August 2018 In this issue: 2017-2018 Parish Annual Report, Maintenance and Facility Workers Training, Human Resources—Road Trip, Insurance Department, Annual Catholic Appeal – Monica Lewis, Parish Stewardship, CCHD Collection, Hispanic Family Camp, Formation Day-Pastoral Musicians in Spanish, Pastoral Leadership—Hispanic Ministry, Upcoming Retreats at ABRC, Other Upcoming Events Michelle Marquardt-Chia Administrative Assistant | […]