Welcome to the Catholic Church in Western Washington

Archbishop Etienne outside St. James Cathedral. February 22, 1999. Stephen Brashear Photography

From Archbishop Paul D. Etienne

Welcome! We hope this website inspires you to learn about the Catholic faith or go deeper in your own relationship with Jesus. Learn about the Archdiocese of Seattle, our ministries, upcoming events and more.


Planning for the future

Partners in the Gospel is a strategic pastoral planning effort taking place across the Archdiocese of Seattle to re-invigorate and renew our local Catholic Church.

Upcoming events

8:10 am - 2:00 pm
Immaculate Conception - Seattle
820 18th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass

Celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on Saturday, December 2. The day begins at 8am with holy hour, rosary, Mañanitas at Immaculata Conception Parish. Followed by a procession from Immaculate Conception to St. James Cathedral. Concluding at St. James Cathedral with Mass celebrated with Bishop Elizondo and reception after Mass. ...

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. James Cathedral
804 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA, USA

Simbang Gabi Mass

Join Catholics from around the archdiocese for this festive, colorful and prayerful Filipino Advent celebration. ...

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Partners in the Gospel Parish Family Feedback Report Published

Based on input changes to 25 proposed parish families emerged

SEATTLE, Nov. 16, 2023 – Today, the Archdiocese of Seattle published the Parish Family Feedback Report summarizing the input gathered during the consultation about the proposed parish families – a key milestone of Partners in the Gospel, an effort aimed at restructuring and renewing parish life.

Archdiocese of Seattle Shares Proposed Parish Families for Input

This weekend, the Archdiocese of Seattle opened the public consultation phase of its strategic pastoral planning initiative, called Partners in the Gospel.

Official Appointments Announced

SEATTLE, Sept 25, 2023 - Official appointments announced for the Archdiocese of Seattle.

The Pastoral Plan for the Archdiocese of Seattle. Everyone is invited to participate.

The Archdiocese of Seattle is committed to transparency regarding clergy abuse.