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Weekly Parish Newsletter 
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NEW
Parish Input Is Needed for the New Pastoral Plan
Archbishop Etienne and the new Archdiocesan Pastoral Council have begun
the process of creating a new vision for all ministries of the Archdiocese of
Seattle. That process has entered a new phase and you are now invited to
provide input that will help create a first draft of the new plan.   

 CLICK here to give your input
NEW
Parish Solitary
Grant Fund Application

Applications must be received by 
November 20 
to be eligible
for consideration in the next round
of grant awards. 

LEARN more
NEW
Unemployment Fraud
New fraudulent unemployment
claims are circulating. 
Alert your
employees and encourage 
them to watch their mail and take
action if they suspect fraud.

LEARN more
NEW
Hispanic Religious Feasts 
During COVID-19

Follow current protocols and
government guidelines
 when
celebrating during the pandemic.

LEARN more: English and Spanish
 
UPDATE
Best Practices
for Parish Engagement
& Offertory Enhancement
in a Virtual Environment

LEARN more
Share with your community
NEW
Families Growing Together
November 7, 10am

You are invited to an hour of
community, prayer, and reflection
via Zoom for people who have
disabilities and their families.

LEARN more and REGISTER

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Please share with your
Inclusion Ministry community
NEW
Theology on Tap

November 10, 7-8:30pm
Annie Bailey on unity and diversity, and
how the Eucharist brings us together.

LEARN more 

SAVE THE DATE
December 1 - national guest speaker Father Agustino Torres from Corazon Puro!


Please share with your 
Young Adult community
Important
WATCH & PRAY
Multicultural and Multilingual Rosary Video
In preparation of the Celebration of Saints mass on November 7,
Watch and Pray this multicultural Rosary. 
SHARE 
Vimeo link and graphics

 

LIVESTREAM MASS OPPORTUNITY
Celebration of Our Saints Mass
November 7, 11am

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Offices & Ministries
For contact information, click on office titles
 
  • Recognition is so important!
    THANK and REMIND those 
    who have made a pledge and continue to pay on that pledge. Their gifts matter and are making a difference. 
    CLICK here for resources 

Archbishop
Faith Formation
  • Year of the Eucharist 
    Webinar.
    Schedule your parish webinar
    LEARN more
     
  • Read November Newsletter
    English  |  Spanish
  • NEW
    (PLNHM) Pastoral Leadership
    for Hispanic Ministry

    November 12
    9.45am-12pm.
    Virtual Quarterly Meeting.  

    REGISTER here
     
  • NEW
    Liturgical Music for
    Choirs and Musicians
    November 14

    10am-12pm. 

    Virtual workshop.
    LEARN and SHARE

Liturgy
Share with your community

Marriage, Family Life
and Formation
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  • NEW
    At Home with Faith.
    New issue every Thursday.

    This week we celebrate All Saints' and All Souls’ Day. Learn more about these two beautiful celebrations and how they can enrich our lives and our faith.
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Northwest Catholic
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  • Multicultural and 
    Multilingual Rosary Video

    Join Archbishop Etienne, Deacon Carl Chilo and Catholics from all cultures and ages, in praying the Unity in Diversity Rosary.
    SHARE Vimeo link and graphics
     
  • November 12, 12-1pm
    Restorative Justice virtual gathering to discuss the death penalty and racial justice. LEARN More and SHARE English and Spanish

 
Planning and Mission Effectiveness
  • October Mass 
    Attendance Reporting

    Your responses are important as we measure engagement during COVID. 
    CLICK here to report
  • NEW
    Parish Solidarity Fund
    October 2020 Grantees

    LEARN more
    APPLICATION for next round

     
  • NEW
    Parish Renewal of Treasure
    is in full swing! 
    Here are some tasks that should be completed this week:
     
    1. Send Pastor Letter of Support (segmented letter) if you did not send last week.
     
    2. Sort and Enter Pledge Cards into PDS database. See PDS instructions for entering pledge cards.
     
    3. Post Online Pledge Card on your website. Make sure it's operational. If OSV is your website provider, contact them directly.
     
    4. Ensure bulletin/ambo announcement and prayers of the faithful are ready for this weekend.
     
    5. Use Stewardship videos. Or better yet, create your own Pastor Stewardship Video!
     
    6. Note: Due to pandemic (and therefore cards/pencils not in pews), consider stapling (or inserting) Pledge Cards in bulletin.

    CLICK here for resources
      
  • 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 11Sunday 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. 
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Young Adult Ministry
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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

NEW
November 12, 9:45 am-12pm
(PLNHM) Pastoral Leadership
for Hispanic Ministry

Virtual Quarterly Meeting.  

REGISTER here


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PLEASE SHARE
WITH YOUR COMMUNITY


NEW
November 7, 10am
Families Growing Together
LEARN more and REGISTER
SHARE these English and Spanish graphics


November 7, 11am
Celebration of Our Saints Mass

Registration required
SHARE these graphics


 
PLEASE SHARE
WITH YOUR COMMUNITY


NEW
November 10, 7-8:30pm
Theology on Tap
LEARN more 


November 12, 12-1pm 
Restorative Justice Virtual gathering. Discuss death penalty and racial justice. LEARN More and SHARE English and Spanish

November 14, 10am-12pm
Liturgical Music Workshop in Spanish. English and Spanish speakers invited. 

Registration information

November 19, 6:30-8pm
Lectors Virtual Workshop

Registration is required for this
FREE event. Contact:
 
Jennifer.Day@seattlearch.org

LEARN more

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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