Welcome to the Catholic Church in Western Washington
From Archbishop Paul D. Etienne
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Archdiocese in the news
Archdiocese Shares Real Estate Initiative
November 17, 2021 – The Archdiocese of Seattle shares its Catholic real estate vision, which aims to better serve communities and the mission of the Church by redeveloping underutilized properties for mission-critical uses such as community outreach, housing and ministry services.
Archbishop reinstates Mass obligation
November 10, 2021 – Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have celebrated tens of thousands of Masses with only a handful of cases of coronavirus spread... As such, the general obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and holy days of obligation (including the Saturday/vigil Mass) is to be reinstated (CIC, can. 1247) during Advent on December 8, the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.
Signing of the Healthy Planet, Healthy People Petition.
September 23, 2021 – The Archdiocese of Seattle signed the Healthy Planet, Healthy People Petition, which calls political leaders to set meaningful targets to protect creation and affirm the Paris Agreement at the upcoming UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) and UNClimate Change Conference (COP26).
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Issac Orr, 910 Marion Street, Seattle 98104
February 12th, 9 AM – 4 PM at the Archdiocese of Seattle (Isaac Orr Conference Rm), 910 Marion St, Seattle, 98104. Inspired by Pope Francis’ call for the Church to…