Northwest Catholic

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Launched in 2013, both Northwest Catholic and evolved out of the former Catholic Northwest Progress newspaper, which published its last issue on June 27, 2013.

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Students of the Month - May 2017

Congratulations to our May Students of the Month from Kennedy Catholic High School - Burien and Archbishop Murphy High School. Students of the Month for May 2017

Priest and his dad lead retreat on being men of faith today

Here's a first for Seattle vocations director, Father Bryan Dolejsi, and his father: leading a retreat together. This is the first time Father Dolejsi has facilitated a retreat with his father.

Pride, humility and social media

Bishop Robert Barron considers whether a life recorded on social media is all pride. Authentic spirituality always gives rise to the opposite conviction: Your life is not about you.

Thanks to Maureen Place, who shared this photo of her baptismal gown with us (inspired by this story:

Maureen says she wore the gown in October 1946 in Detroit. Her two children wore it for their baptisms in 1969 and 1972. And six of her seven grandchildren were also baptized in it, all at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Yacolt, Washington (Sacred Heart Parish).

Do you have a family sacramental garment or tradition? Share it with us in the comments.

Catholic Voices - Solid rock in the storm

A local young woman shares how she's stayed Catholic while at college (at Saint Martin's University). Amid all the confusing changes I encountered at college, one thing remained constant

Returning from Fatima, pope says he has doubts about Medjugorje

The pope also talked about meeting President Donald Trump, a clergy abuse survivor resigning from a papal commission on the matter, and the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X While the investigations into the very first alleged apparitions at Medjugorje in must continue, Pope Francis said he has doubts about claims that Mary continues to appear in the village of Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Catholic Crossword

Time for your Sunday crossword

Daily Readings

Find tools to help you reflect on the daily scripture readings. The daily readings from the U.S. Catholic bishops

Fatima seers become church’s youngest non-martyred saints

Pope Francis visited Fatima to mark its 100th birthday and canonize two young saints. By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service FATIMA, Portugal (CNS) — Standing before the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, Pope Francis canonized two shepherd children who saw Mary at Fat…

Movie Reviews: 'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' and 'Snatched'

Newest movie reviews: A new take on Arthur and Excalibur plus a Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer comedy.




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Plymouth Church Seattle United Church of Christ Plymouth Church Seattle United Church of Christ
1217 6th Ave
Seattle, 98101

Open and affirming, ALL are welcome Sundays, 9 am in Hildebrand Hall (casual, contemporary service) and 11 am (more traditional service) in the Sanctuary.

Grace Seattle Grace Seattle
1300 E Aloha St (Sundays)
Seattle, 98102

Making Disciples. Serving the City.

University Congregational UCC University Congregational UCC
4515 16th Ave NE
Seattle, 98105

The page for UCUCC is meant to be a presence so that folks can find out more about us and stay connected. We do want to be clear however, that this is not a page monitored regularly by pastors. Please send prayer requests to

Center for Spiritual Living- Seattle Center for Spiritual Living- Seattle
5801 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, 98105

The Center for Spiritual Living is the place where people from all walks of life and spiritual paths come together to learn more about themselves, about Spirit, and about how to use spiritual principles to build a better life and world.

Ocean Light Zen Center Ocean Light Zen Center
9131 California Ave SW
Seattle, 98136

We are a small, sincere community of Zen practitioners in West Seattle. Please join us any Sunday morning for meditation in good company.

Pacific Northwest Conference, United Church of Christ Pacific Northwest Conference, United Church of Christ
325 N 125th St
Seattle, 98133

No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here! The United Church of Christ encourages the spiritual quest of each person and its churches are places to explore that journey with no tests of creed or dogma.

Lake City Presbyterian Church Lake City Presbyterian Church
3841 NE 123rd St
Seattle, 98125

"A small church doing a disproportionate amount of good"

The INN (Seattle) The INN (Seattle)
NE 47th St & 16th Ave NE
Seattle, 98105

The place to be on Tuesdays @9pm! On Instagram, follow: @theinnseattle

Resurgence Resurgence

Growing Leaders to Grow Churches.

UPC Young Adults UPC Young Adults
4540 15th Ave NE
Seattle, 98105

All are welcome so please come by! Discussion Board: We meet every Tuesday, 7-9 pm at UPC (Knox Rm.)

Seattle LDS Institute of Religion Seattle LDS Institute of Religion
3925 15th Ave NE
Seattle, 98105

Need housing? Email Sis. Williams: Also, Blog:

Rainier Beach Presbyterian Church Rainier Beach Presbyterian Church
9656 Waters Ave S
Seattle, 98118

Serving Christ by building an inclusive community that helps one another understand, experience, and reflect Christ's love.