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NEW
Letter from Archbishop Etienne  
On Wednesday, October 7, the Archdiocese of Seattle will join in
solidarity with Archbishop Gomez, president of the USCCB,
to celebrate the memorial of Our Lady of the Rosary.

This national prayer event is designed to unite Catholics across
the country in a moment of prayer for America at this time when there
is so much unrest and uncertainty. 


Archbishop's Letter: pdf,  jpg  |  USCCB Graphics
NEW 
PRF Interest Rate Change

Beginning October 1,
PRF interest rates will be 2.00% for loans and 1.00% for savings.
Given the constantly changing economic situation, the PRF Commission will be reviewing these rates on a regular basis.
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Please Report September Mass Attendance!
Your responses are important as we measure Catholic engagement
during the COVID pandemic. 

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NEW
An Important Resource
for DACA Catholics

Free Pastoral Listening service for those who are experiencing anxiety or uncertainty following the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on DACA
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NEW
Advanced Missionary
Discipleship Seminar

Sign up for the
4-week October
seminar where you can learn how to become part of a community of missionary disciples. 

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Young Adult 
Virtual Retreat  October 10
Join Fr. Michael Dion and other young adults as we explore the Eucharist from a new perspective
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  • NEW
    Don’t forget to

    include ACA reminders 
    in your bulletin 
    and all electronic communication thanking those who HAVE pledged and continue to pay on their pledge. All gifts matter! 

    For tools and resources,  
    CLICK here 
  • Confirmation 2021
    For scheduling information 
    and instructions,
    CLICK here
           
Called to Serve as Christ
  • NEW
    October 10-11
    Wave 2020 Giving Weekend

    LEARN more

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

     
  • 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 October Newsletter
    English  |  Spanish
 
Marriage, Family Life
and Formation
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  • NEW
    Prepare for the 28th 
    Sunday in Ordinary Time

    What is the secret to thriving in times of comfort as well as in times of hardship? In this weekend’s At Home with Faith, we reflect on how Jesus is our Shepherd.  
    SHARE At Home with Faith

     
  • Finding Calm in the Storm
    October 20 

    Practical Ways to Find
    Peace at Home.
    One-hour webinar.

    Find out more
    SHARE Registration
     
Multicultural Ministry
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  • Simbang Gabi 
    Virtual Reflection 
    October 10, 9am-12pm
    Join Bishop Daniel Muggenborg 
    for this special Filipino event.
    Register by October 7!
    Please SHARE
 
  • Parish/School Banking
    To better understand your needs, we're asking for your input on your banking needs and desires.

    Please take this SURVEY

     
  • PPP Loans between
    parish and school

    Read about how to allocate.
    LEARN more

     
  • PPP Loan Forgiveness 
    SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loan forgiveness application update.
    September 21 Update. 

    LEARN more

Pastoral Ministry
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  • Project Rachel Virtual Healing
    This is a compassionate and confidential environment for those who suffer the effects of an abortion.

    Please SHARE

Stewardship and Development
  • ICSC Virtual Conference continues this week!
    For those of you who signed up, all communication for this event will come from the ICSC team.
     
  • Parish Renewal of Talent continues this weekend!
    Click here for ALL RESOURCES
     
  • NEW
    Parish Renewal of Treasure
    In preparation for the end of the month, here are some early tasks that can be completed now.

    1. Send out your Quarterlies (for 3rd quarter) now if you haven’t done so already. You can find all quarterly info by clicking 
    here

    2. Prepare and send your Annual Report to the Parish now if you haven’t done so already. Click here for template and examples.

    3. Line up your Witness Speaker (whether it’s done live stream or pre-recorded) and give them the Witness Guide. Click 
    here for information.

    4. Provide our graphic (or stewardship quote) on the front cover of your bulletin for awareness of commitment renewal. LPI has made the graphic available on the bulletin order site by accessing the “From your Diocese” tab. Or you can click 
    here for graphics

     
  • NEW
    CCHD Grant Deadline extension
    LEARN more
                                                      
Young Adult Ministry
Share with your community
 
  • PREPARES
    Statewide Annual Appeal
    Read the WSCC letter about
    this new annual appeal.

    CLICK here
 
Upcoming Virtual Events
FOR STAFF

LAST CHANCE - REQUIRED 
October 7
Maintenance and Custodial
Fall Training Schedule

Registration Information


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WITH YOUR COMMUNITY


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

Register by October 7

Learn more

 
PLEASE SHARE
WITH YOUR COMMUNITY


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
Registration


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

Registration information
Resources for Parish and School Communications
Civilize It
Resource materials

CBAR Resources
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COVID-19 Parish Resources
• Mass Reopening 
  Guidelines in
Spanish

 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  
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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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