Welcome to the Catholic Church in Western Washington
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.
We are taking time now in our archdiocese to renew our relationship with Jesus as part of our new Pastoral Plan: "Knowing Jesus Christ, Embracing His Mission." Please join me in praying that the Lord will open the hearts of our people to receive Him, his Gospel, and His gift of salvation."
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Faith in action
Archdiocese in the news
Archbishop Etienne - Official Appointments
September 23, 2021 – The Most Rev. Paul D. Etienne, having carefully assessed the needs of the People of God in the Archdiocese of Seattle, and after careful consultation with the Christian Faithful and the Priest Personnel Board, makes the following pastoral appointments in accord with the 1983 Code of Canon Law effective as noted.
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).
Archbishop explains religious exemption
September 14, 2021 - Some people have recently associated my actions in relation to the COVID pandemic with those of the state. While the state’s guidance and declarations do have direct implications for us as Church and as an employer, I want to be clear — my actions are to protect life as a shepherd ...
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: St. Peter Catholic Church
FILCOPA (Filipino Council for Pastoral Affairs) in collaboration with The Archdiocese of Seattle invites ALL to A Day of Reflection - Simbang Gabi Retreat led by Reverend Alex Pablo. For…
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: St. James Cathedral
Hosted by the Native American community and the Multicultural ministry for the Archdiocese of Seattle, join Archbishop Paul Etienne in honoring St. Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American saint.