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Weekly Parish Newsletter 
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NEW
Parish Best Practices and Winning Strategies During Pandemic
The Stewardship & Development Office conducted interviews
over the summer with several parishes regarding their responses
to the pandemic-related restrictions and their impact on parish
ordinary income. We think these practices will benefit any parish looking to increase engagement and giving strategies. 

Click here to view the REPORT and BEST PRACTICES
 
NEW
Sister Sharon Park and Sister Sharon Casey 
appointed to serve as liaisons to women in religious life. Read the press release.
English  |  Spanish

 
NEW
Cyber Incident
Response Protocol

Don’t go it alone,
cyber issues can be
tricky so let us help!  
Read more

 
Important
NEW
Special Disaster Relief Collection for 
Hurricane Laura, Wildfires, and Other Disasters 

The USCCB has asked Archbishop Etienne to take up a 
special disaster relief collection for these devastating disasters. 
Find more information and links to resources.
 
Read more
 

NEW
Voter Registration and R-90
The bishops are encouraging parishes to set up voter education
and registration booths through election day.   

Read more
 
Share with your community
NEW
September 19, 5pm
Deacon Candidates
to Receive
Ministry of Acolyte

Archbishop Etienne presiding.
Livestream at 
St. Jude's website
NEW
September 24, 7pm
Finding Calm 
in the Storm 

Practical Ways to Find
Peace at Home webinar.
Registration information
Find out more
NEW
October 3, 10am
"Families Growing Together"
Zoom gathering for people who have disabilities and their families.
Additional dates in
Nov, and Dec
Registration informaiton

 
NEW
October 3, November 14 
10am - 12pm

Liturgical Music
Workshop in Spanish
 
English and Spanish speakers invited. 
 Led by Rudy Lopez and Estela Garcia-Lopez from OCP.
Registration information
Offices & Ministries
For contact information, click on office titles
 
  • NEW
    Resources you can still use
    to help you achieve your
    2020 ACA goal

    Several of you are very close. Please use these resources to communicate to your parish:

    1. Archbishop's ACA video

    2. Bulletin language to remind those who have not pledged yet

    3. 
    Goal thermometer to remind
    all of current participation level

                           
     
NEW
Called to Serve as Christ
  • NEW
    WAVE 2020 Updates
    Final wave kicked off
    September 12-13

    READ more
  • NEW
    Wave 2020
    Communications Calendar

    If you have not received
    your Communications Calendar contact your 
    assigned Steier representative. 

    VIEW Calendar
     
  • NEW
    Start sharing the “Why Now” communication piece immediately online and in your bulletins.
    VIEW pdf


Faith Formation
  • THIS WEEK
    September 15
    Orientation for New
    Pastoral Assistants

    for Fatih Formation.
    REGISTER today
     
  • Year of the Eucharist 
    Adult Faith Formation Webinar
    The Offices of Faith Formation and Liturgy are happy to offer a
    Zoom presentation for your parish at a time that works for you.
    LEARN more
     
  • Catechetical Certification Program in English and Spanish
    For more information, including upcoming dates and how to register.
    CLICK here

     
  • Spanish Liturgical Training
    "Catequesis Litúrgica" 
    READ more
     
  • Read September Newsletter
    English  |  Spanish


Hispanic Ministry
  • NEW
    Registration information
    Liturgical Music
    Workshop in Spanish  

    October 3, November 14 
    10 am- 12pm

    Join us in this workshop for choirs and pastoral musicians with Rudy Lopez and Estela Garcia-Lopez from OCP. 


    Taller de Liturgia para
    Coros y Músicos Pastorales
    3 de octubre y 14 de noviembre de 10 am a 12 pm.
    Acompáñanos en este taller para coros y músicos pastorales, con Rudy López y Estela García-López.
 

Marriage, Family Life
and Formation
Share with your community
  • NEW
    Prepare for the 25th Sunday
    in Ordinary Time

    "God’s Love is a Gift"
    READ At Home with Faith.
     

Northwest Catholic
  • Need to Hire?
    Use the NWC Classifieds: 
    They work!
    LEARN more

 
 
Pastoral Ministry
Share with your community

Parish Financial Services

 
  • TAKE ACTION
    Requirement for All Maintenance Personnel
    Annual Safety Training
    Update. Five dates between
    September 16 - October 7
    ACT today

     
  • NEW
    Stewardship Materials
    shipped last week!
    If you ordered stewardship renewal materials from our vendor, PrintWest, you should have already received those items. If not, please contact PrintWest directly or Steve and Maggie at the office.
  • THIS WEEK
    "LIVE" Talent/Treasure
    Renewal Webinar 

    Click on date below to register
    Sept. 15, 10am-11:15am

    Sept. 17, 10:30am-11:45am
    Once you register, you will receive immediate confirmation.

     
  • $149 Special pricing  
    ICSC CONFERENCE
    TWO WEEKS AWAY
    September 28 - October 9
    The Archdiocese of Seattle parishes were granted a special rate of $149. See Deacon Pierce Murphy's message and registration information. 
    CLICK here

     
  • Parish Talent Renewal
    in less than two weeks

    Suggested dates:
    September 26-27:
    Announcement Weekend
    October 3-4: 
    Talent Presentation/Ask 1
    October 10-11:
    Follow Up/Ask 2/Thank You
    CLICK here for ALL Talent Renewal resources
     
  • Annual Parish Report
    This is the yearly report that provides your parishioners 
    a summary of the past
    fiscal year (events, sacraments finances, etc.).
    For examples and easy to use template,
    CLICK here
     
  • THIS WEEKEND
    CCHD Collection 
    September 19-20
    Catholic Campaign for Human Development resources.
    CLICK here


Young Adult Ministry
Share with your community
Upcoming Virtual Events
FOR STAFF

September 15
Orientation for New
Pastoral Assistants

for Faith Formation

Registration information


September 15 and 17
"LIVE" Talent/Treasure
Renewal Webinar 

Click on date below to register
Sept. 15, 10am-11:15am

Sept. 17, 10:30am-11:45am


REQUIRED 
September 16, 25, 30
Maintenance and Custodial
Fall Training Schedule

Registration Information

September 28 - October 9
ICSC Fall Conference
Special pricing: $149

Registration information
 
PLEASE SHARE
WITH YOUR COMMUNITY


NEW
September 19, 5pm
Deacon Candidates
to Receive Ministry of Acolyte

Livestream at 
St. Jude's website


NEW
September 24, 7pm
Finding Calm in the Storm. 
Register information
Find out more


NEW
October 3, 10am
"Families Growing Together"
Inclusion community
Additional dates in Nov, and Dec

Registration information


NEW
October 3, November 14 
Liturgical Music Workshop in Spanish. English and Spanish speakers invited. 

Registration information
Resources for Parish and School Communications
Catholic Survey
Digital Ad  |  Flyer

Civilize It
Resource materials

CBAR Resources
Links  |  Text  |  Website Button
 
COVID-19 Parish Resources
• Mass Reopening 
  Guidelines in
Spanish

 Resource Page
• Parish Posters
• Liturgy Webinar Slideshow

COVID Newsletter Archive

Year of the Eucharist
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
Click here for past issues including the COVID-19 updates
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