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Parish Changes in South Seattle

From the Archdiocese of Seattle
After more than a year of strategic planning, Archbishop Paul D. Etienne issued three decrees for parishes in Seattle, which will take effect on July 1, 2022. Specifically, the parish of Our Lady of Mount Virgin will be ...
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Archbishop's message in light of the recent violence in our nation

From the Archdiocese of Seattle
"It's time to challenge ourselves... to dig deep. To rediscover the dignity of human life; to rediscover that we are one family." "We ask the Lord to give us wisdom as to how to rise to this moment, and the challenges ...
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Archbishop Paul D. Etienne Issues Decrees for New Parish in Tacoma

From the Archdiocese of Seattle
This weekend, Archbishop Paul D. Etienne issued decrees to merge three parishes in Tacoma to form the new St. John XXIII Parish, effective July 1, 2022. Father Tuan Nguyen, the current pastor of St. Ann and St. John of t...
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Father Jay is New Priest Administrator

From the Archdiocese of Seattle
Archbishop Paul Etienne appoints Father Jay Bonete as St. Theresa's new Priest Administrator. His appointment is effective when Linda DeMarce retires on July 1. Read the letter from the Archbishop
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Pope Francis Appoints New Auxiliary Bishop

From the Archdiocese of Seattle
Archbishop Paul D. Etienne today welcomed the appointment of Father Frank Schuster, current pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Federal Way, as the new auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Seattle. “I a...
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Support for Ukraine

To help the people of Ukraine, the USCCB is running a collection for the Church in Central and Eastern Europe. Please give generously to support those in need. Donate through the Archdiocese of Seattle website: collect...
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Archbishop Etienne invites you to come back to Mass

Dispensation to be lifted December 8 "Make the Lord’s Day a true celebration of the Resurrection, and a great celebration of being renewed in his life, mercy and love." The general obligation to at...
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Church Vandalism

From the Archdiocese of Seattle
After the discovery of unmarked graves of Native Americans at residential homes in Canada, our bishops responded with a statement expressing sorrow for Native Americans. The archdiocese is also reviewing its relationship...
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Knowing Jesus Christ, Embracing His Mission

Archbishop Etienne invites all Catholics, parishes, schools, ministries and individuals to more faithfully live out the mission that Jesus is calling them to, and to reflect on the mission, focus areas and values of the ...
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Archbishop Etienne Encourages Vaccinations

"I highly encourage everyone to be vaccinated. Our faith does not forbid us from receiving the vaccine. Today a video was released with Pope Francis encouraging everyone to be vaccinated." Please watch.
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