Weekly Parish Newsletter 
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Parish/School Banking Needs
In an effort to understand the essential needs of parish/school banking,
the archdiocese has assembled a Parish Banking Task Force.
The task force is asking for your input on your banking needs and desires.
We would be grateful for your prompt response.

Please take this SURVEY
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

Statewide Annual Appeal

Read the WSCC letter about
this new annual appeal.

CLICK here
How to allocate SBA PPP loans between parish and school
LEARN more
Share with your community
Project Rachel Virtual Healing
 Beginning in September. 
This is a compassionate and confidential environment for those who suffer the effects of an abortion.
Please SHARE
Simbang Gabi Virtual Reflection
Join Bishop Daniel Muggenborg
for this special Filipino
devotion to the Blessed Mother.
October 10, 9am-12pm.
Register by October 7!

Please SHARE
Offices & Ministries
For contact information, click on office titles
  • NEW
    Several of you are so close to achieving your ACA goal. Reminders in your bulletin, the use of the goal thermometer to illustrate current participation, and Archbishop’s follow-up video DO work! 

    For all tools and resources to help you reach your goal, CLICK here 
  • NEW
    Confirmation 2021
    For scheduling information 
    and instructions,
    CLICK here
Called to Serve as Christ
  • NEW
    September 22 Update
    CLICK here

    Wave 2020
  • Communications Calendar
    If you have not received
    your Communications Calendar contact your assigned Steier representative. 
    VIEW Calendar
  • Share “Why Now”
    communication piece immediately online and in your bulletins.

    VIEW pdf

Faith Formation
    Year of the Eucharist 
    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
  • Read September Newsletter
    English  |  Spanish
Marriage, Family Life
and Formation
Share with your community
  • NEW
    Prepare for the 27th 
    Sunday in Ordinary Time

    Anxiety is part of the human experience. When we teach our children to fix their eyes on Jesus, we help them find the strength to overcome anxiety with grace.
    SHARE At Home with Faith
    Finding Calm in the Storm 
    Practical Ways to Find
    Peace at Home one-hour webinar.

    Find out more
    SHARE October 20 Registration
  • Online Alpha available!
    Many parishes would like to run Alpha, but haven't been able to manage the logistics to make it happen. T
    o find digital Alpha presentations that any parish can use for their community,
    CLICK here
  • PPP Loan Forgiveness 
    September 21 Update

    SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loan forgiveness application update 

    LEARN more

Pastoral Ministry
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  • October 3, 10am
    "Families Growing Together"
    Zoom gathering for people who have disabilities and their families.
    Additional dates inNov, and Dec

    SHARE Registration information
Planning & Mission Effectiveness
  • Year of the Eucharist
    booklet of the Pastoral Letter. 

    Would you like a printed version?
    Before we place a printing order, we would like to know if your parish would like a few copies? LEARN more
    Please take this SURVEY
  • ICSC Virtual Conference
    Starts Today!

    For those of you who signed up, the virtual conference starts today and runs until Oct. 9th. All communication for the event will come from the ICSC team.

  • Parish Renewal of Talent
    is underway!

    Click here for ALL RESOURCES
  • NEW
    Please Check Your
    Stewardship Material Shipment 
    now to ensure you have received all materials that you ordered. Materials arrived in parishes two weeks ago. For those who need additional materials or if you did not place an order, please contact our vendor, PrintWest, directly at
    425-402-8600. Ask for Morgan.

  • NEW
    Three Best Practices leading
    up to your Parish Treasure Renewal
    A successful renewal of parish financial support starts with a these best practices:

    1. Send your Annual Parish Report (not to be confused with the PAR report) now. For examples and easy to use template, CLICK here 

    Send your 3rd Quarter Giving Reports now. CLICK here 

    3. Learn Best Practices
    and Winning Strategies.
    Communication is critical especially during
    the restrictions due to COVID-19. Click here to view Report and Best practices  
Young Adult Ministry
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  • Voter Registration and R-90
    The bishops are encouraging 
    parishes to set up voter education
    and registration booths through election day.
    READ more

Upcoming Virtual Events

September 30, 
October 1, 7
Maintenance and Custodial
Fall Training Schedule

Registration Information



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

Registration information

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

Registration information

October 10, 9am-12pm
Simbang Gabi 
Virtual Reflection

Register by October 7

Learn more

October 10, 10am-4pm
Young Adult Virtual Retreat
Registration information

October 20, 7-8pm
Finding Calm in the Storm 
Practical Ways to Find
Peace at Home one-hour webinar.

Find out more
October 20 Registration
Resources for Parish and School Communications
Civilize It
Resource materials

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

 Resource Page
• Parish Posters
• Liturgy Webinar Slideshow

COVID Newsletter Archive

Year of the Eucharist
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• 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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