Parish Communications Toolkit

Welcome to your online resource for parish communications. Here you'll find assets you can use to communicate news and events to your parishioners.

Week of October 18, 2021

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Nominate volunteer coordinators

for Pope Francis' Synodal Process

Please click here for volunteer description and responsibilities or click here to submit a name for Synod Coordinators. Training sessions start in November - Stay tuned! 

New – Spanish Synod Liturgy Guide. Click here
Learn more about the process in the archdiocese Letter to Parishes  |  Timeline  |  Liturgy Guide in English

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Celebration of Our Saints Mass

October 30 at 10am, St. James Cathedral and livestream

Join Archbishop Etienne to celebrate the saints from our diverse cultural communities. Our saints inspire us to grow closer to Christ and we call on them to pray and intercede for us. 
Graphics in English and Spanish
Flyers in English, Spanish, Korean, Chinese and Vietnamese

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Remembering

loved ones who have died from Covid-19

All Catholics in Western Washington are invited to submit names of those who have died from COVID-19 to be placed in a special Book of the Dead that will be carried in procession during the November 9 Mass of Remembrance. Click here to submit a name. 
To learn how your parishioners can submit names, click here
Graphics to promote the November 9 Mass of Remembrance,
click here

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Job Opening: Chancellor 

The chancellor provides advice and counsel to the archbishop in areas related to canonical processes and issues, drafts related correspondence, and supervises civil litigation processes.
Learn more. Click here to apply. Please share at your parish. 

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Job Opening: Chief Operating Office (COO)

The chief operating officer will support the archbishop in overseeing the key executive leadership of the Archdiocese of Seattle. 
Learn moreClick here to apply. Please share at your parish. 

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Family Resources for Your Parish Community 

Our Archdiocese of Seattle's At Home with Faith webpage includes Scripture reflections and faith resources for the family. Updated every Thursday. This week's topic: We are called to care for one another, and we begin by loving our families each and every day. Graphic to share. Link to share

Information below was posted in past C2P's

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Feed your parishioners

QR code to "Be Fed" page

Give your parishioners an extra boost of faith by adding this to your printed bulletin. By scanning the QR code with a phone, parishioners will see the “Be Fed” page, which features inspiring videos on the Eucharist with Archbishop Etienne. 
Click here for graphics. Contact us at c2p@seattlearch.org if you need specific sizes.  

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Mass of Remembrance

November 8 at 7pm, St. James Cathedral and livestream

Requiem Mass for all those we have lost to COVID-19. All Catholics in Western Washington are invited to submit names of those who have died. These names will be placed in a special Book of the Dead and carried in procession during the Mass. 
Click here to learn how your parishioners can submit names. 
Click here for graphics to promote the Mass of Remembrance.

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St. Kateri Tekakwitha Mass

October 23 at 11am, St. James Cathedral and livestream

Celebrate the gift of Native American Catholics to the Church, particularly by honoring St. Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American saint. The miracle that led to her canonization occurred locally under the jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Seattle. Read about it in Northwest Catholic. 

Click here for graphics for your parish materials

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Cornerstone Catholic Conference 

Top 3 reasons to attend

October 30 – Virtual

Click here for Top 3 reasons ad
Click here for ambo/bulletin announcements
Click here for speakers ad and information
Click here for Watch Party ad and information
Click here for more information
Click here to register

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Archbishop Etienne

invites you to pray the rosary this month. 

October is the month of the Rosary.
Please invite your parishioners to pray the rosary by sharing Archbishop's brief video!
Click here for video  |  Social, Newsletter and Bulletin graphics
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Respect for Life Month

Your Pastoral leader should have received a packet with printed materials directly from USCCB. Please contact Joseph Tancioco at Joseph.Tancioco@seattlearch.org with questions or comments. 

Graphics to share in English and Spanish: Parish Web banners  |  
Social, Newsletter and Bulletin graphics

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Holding Still

October 20 at 4:30pm - Virtual

 
Criminal Justice Ministry Film and Event with Father James Martin, SJ
A valuable video for those who minister to the incarcerated. Holding Still is about a diverse group of prisoners from Folsom Prison who speak candidly about their year long journey with Contemplative Prayer. 
Register link  |  Graphics to share 
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Since I Been Down:

Multifaith Dialogue for a More Humane Justice System - Free Event

Film viewing October 16-19 – Virtual 
Dialogue October 24 – Virtual

Follow Kimonti Carter's journey following his 700-year prison sentence for his involvement in a crime. After viewing the film, join a multifaith community for a virtual dialogue that will inspire action steps toward a more just and humane criminal justice system in alignment with the Gospel.
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Help Your Parishioners Renew Their Relationship With Jesus

Archbishop Etienne is calling all of us to deeper encounter with Jesus, as part of “Knowing Jesus Christ, Embracing His Mission.”
• Invite parishioners to the Encounter page on the archdiocese website for resources, videos and more. Graphics to share.
• Post these new, one-minute videos to your parish social channels and website. In each video, the archbishop asks local Catholics how they encounter Jesus. Find the videos here.

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How do YOU encounter Jesus Christ? 

Archbishop Etienne asked this question to local Catholics as part of “Knowing Jesus Christ, Embracing His Mission.” 

 
Share these videos with your parish community. Post these brief, one-minute videos to your parish social media channels and parish website to call your parishioners to deeper encounter with Jesus. 
Find the videos here  | Graphics to share 
 
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Pastoral Plan Toolkit for Ministry Leaders

Knowing Jesus, Embracing His Mission

This offers ideas for how to guide your pastoral planning efforts.

Click here to download

Pastoral Plan Webpage

Social Posts to Share on Your Parish Facebook Page

For the week of October 11, 2021

Archdiocese of Seattle Facebook

  • Missionary Disciples
    We pray that every baptized person may be engaged in evangelization, available to the mission, by being witnesses of a life that has the flavor of the Gospel.
    Shareable link

     

  • Pope Francis is opening a three-year synodal process or “journey” with three phases –diocesan, continental and universal– which will culminate with an assembly in October 2023 in Rome.
    Shareable link

     

  • There are many ways you can encounter Christ.
    Watch this video to learn how Make encounters Christ in the Eucharist.
    Shareable link

     

For more Archdiocese of Seattle posts to share with your parish, go to Facebook@ArchdiocesofSeattle

Northwest Catholic Facebook and Website

For Northwest Catholic posts to share with your parish, go to NWCatholic.org and Facebook @NorthwestCatholic 

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