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OCTOBER 22, 2020 NEWS RELEASE

Archdiocese of Seattle Enters
New Phase of Strategic Planning

 
The Archdiocese of Seattle’s Strategic Planning Committee, led by Auxiliary Bishop Daniel Mueggenborg, has completed its first phase of strategic planning, focused on the key factors that influence parish life. The team built upon previous planning efforts and research to develop new standards for a consistent assessment across the archdiocese. Strategic planning is entering a new phase where the committee will begin to share these findings with parishes.

To read complete news release 
CLICK here for English and Spanish
NEW 
October Mass
Attendance Reporting

Your responses are important as we measure engagement during COVID.
CLICK here to report
NEW
Parish Renewal of
Treasure Kicked Off
This Past Weekend!

For all resources, 
CLICK here
Share with your community
NEW
Multicultural and
Multilingual Rosary Video
 November 1 Posting

Join Archbishop Etienne, Deacon Carl Chilo and Catholics from all cultures
and ages, in praying the
Unity in Diversity Rosary.

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NEW
Celebration of Our Saints Mass
November 7, 11am

Join Archbishop Etienne, Bishop Elizondo, and Bishop Mueggenborg in celebrating the saints from our diverse cultural communities.
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NEW
Liturgical Musicians Virtual Workshop
November 21, 10am

Interactive presentation explores strategies for effective ministry in this time of disruption.
Registration is required for this
FREE event. Contact:

Jennifer.Day@seattlearch.org
LEARN more and SHARE
NEW
November 12, 12-1pm
Virtual Gathering

to discuss the death penalty,
restorative justice, and racial justice
with
Washington State Allies. 
LEARN More and SHARE
English and Spanish
Important
NEW
Updated Graphics for St. Kateri Tekakwitha Mass 
Now open to the public
CLICK here for new graphics
 

PPP Loan Allowable Payroll
View payroll earnings and deduction code list.
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Offices & Ministries
For contact information, click on office titles
 
  • NEW
    Add reminders in your bulletin and social media posts about your current participation and dollars pledged to this year’s
    ACA do work!  For all tools and resources to help you reach your goal, 
    CLICK here 

Archbishop
Faith Formation
  • Web Conferencing Trainings,
    Spanish Version
    Sharpen your skills before offering
    your faith formation, sacramental
    prep, and youth ministry programs.
    Please SHARE with your Spanish speakers

     
  • POPULAR EVENT
    Year of the Eucharist 
    Webinar. 
    The Faith Formation and Liturgy offices are happy to offer a 
    Zoom presentation for your parish at a time that works for you. LEARN more
     
  • NEW
    Read November Newsletter

    English  |  Spanish
     
Liturgy
Share with your community
  • Lectors Workshop
    November 19, 6:30-8pm 
    "Proclaiming the Word with Conviction and Boldness". 
    Registration required for this
    FREE event. TO REGISTER, email
    Jennifer.Day@seattlearch.org
    LEARN more

Marriage, Family Life
and Formation
Share with your community
  • NEW
    At Home with Faith
    God calls us to love our neighbors in spite of our differences, but it isn’t always easy to do. Read At Home with Faith for some inspiration and encouragement – new issues available on Thursdays!

    SHARE At Home with Faith
  • 1st Annual Mass for St. Kateri Tekakwitha
    Invite your community to watch the livestream. The ‘Miracle’ that led to her sainthood occurred locally under the jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Seattle. 
    SHARE these graphics

Northwest Catholic
Share with your community
  • Catholic Restorative
    Justice Conference

    October 27, 29 and 30

    Be apart of the Gospel imperative to respond to crime and harm in
    healing and transformative ways
    rather than punitive.  

    LEARN more
  • NEW
    Parish Renewal of Treasure kicked off this past weekend!
    Here are some tasks that should be completed this week:
     
    1. Send out Pastor Letter of Support (segmented letter)
    with pledge card and email link
    to your electronic pledge card.

    2. Check with witness speaker 
    to make sure they are ready
    for their presentation this coming weekend (Oct. 31/Nov 1).

    3. Post Electronic Pledge Card on your website. If OSV is your website provider, contact them directly.

    4. Stewardship videos are available. Or better yet, create
    your own Pastor Stewardship Video!

    5. Ensure bulletin/ambo announcements, prayer of the faithful and bulletin insert #2
    are ready for this weekend.

    6. Due to pandemic
    (and therefore cards/pencils not in pews), consider stapling Pledge Cards to your bulletin insert #2.


    CLICK here for all resources for Treasure Renewal
     
  • National Vocation Awareness Week Is November 1-7
    Now is the time to plan. And it's easier than ever to promote a culture of vocations. 
    Seattle Vocations website has suggestions on how to encourage, pray, learn, celebrate, and invite others to make discerning vocations part of your parish’s culture.
    CLICK here for resources 

     
  • Preaching the Lectionary
    Virtual training

    November 11, Sunday Cycle Year B. Part 1: Mark 1-4. This event is intended for homilists and those who give reflections, by invitation of their pastor or pastoral coordinator. 
    SHARE this flyer
  • The Catholic Church does not
    endorse any candidates or political parties, 
    but the Church does advocate for public policies that serve the common good and are aligned with Church teachings. When considering political candidates' views on public policies, we recommend reading 
    Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, published by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). For more information on public policy issues and guidance from the bishops, visit the Washington State Catholic Conference website [wacatholics.org]
    CLICK here for copy and graphics

     
  • WSCC Catholic Advocacy
    October Bulletin

    Information on Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, guidance on rejecting R-90, and other policy issues of importance to Catholics.
    READ & SHARE in
    English &
    Spanish
     
Young Adult Ministry
Share with your community
Upcoming Virtual Events
FOR STAFF

November 1-7
National Vocation
Awareness Week

CLICK here for resources 


November 11, 10am-12pm
Preaching the Lectionary
Virtual training

Sunday Cycle Year B. 
Part 1: Mark 1-4

SHARE this flyer


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PLEASE SHARE
WITH YOUR COMMUNITY


October 27, 29 and 30
Catholic Restorative
Justice Conference

LEARN more


October 31, 11am
St. Kateri Tekakwitha
Livestream Mass
SHARE these graphics

NEW
November 1 posting
Multicultural and
Multilingual Rosary Video

SHARE these graphics



 
PLEASE SHARE
WITH YOUR COMMUNITY


NEW
November 7, 11am
Celebration of Our Saints Mass

SHARE these graphics

NEW
November 12, 12-1pm 
Virtual gathering to discuss death penalty, restorative justice, and racial justice
LEARN More and SHARE

English and Spanish

November 14, 10am
Liturgical Music Workshop in Spanish. English and Spanish speakers invited. 

Registration information

November 19, 6:30-8pm
Virtual Workshop for Lectors
"Proclaiming the Word  
with Conviction and Boldness"
Registration required.
TO REGISTER, email
Jennifer.Day@seattlearch.org

LEARN more

NEW
November 21, 10am
Liturgical Musicians Virtual Workshop

Registration is required for this
FREE event. Contact:

Jennifer.Day@seattlearch.org
LEARN more
Resources for Parish and School Communications
Civilize It
Resource materials

 
COVID-19 Parish Resources
• Mass Reopening 
  Guidelines in
Spanish

 Resource Page
• Parish Posters
• Liturgy Webinar Slideshow

COVID Newsletter Archive

Year of the Eucharist
Webinar for Parishes
• Large Banners
• Parish Toolkit
New Policies on the Eucharist
• Corpus Christi Mass homily
  Video  |  Transcript
Pastoral Letter Web Banner
 
Prayer Cards
Our Lady of Seattle Undoer 
of Knots Prayer Card 

English  |  Spanish  
Order printed cards
Racism Resources
Faith Formation Resources
• Letter to Address Racism
• Prayer to Overcome Racism
 
PDF: English & Spanish
  
Word: English & Spanish
Archbishop Etienne 
  
"Evils of Racism" Statement


Spanish Resources
• Spanish Mental Health Resources
• Spanish Prayers for COVID-19 
• Spanish Our Lady of Seattle
  Undoer of Knots Prayer Card
• Order Printed Cards

Stewardship and Development
2020-2021 Collections Calendars







 
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