• April Good News from the Missions Office

    The April 2018 edition of our Good News newsletter is at the printer but also available now online (along with other current items of interest): www.seattlearchdiocese.org/Missions.

    Guatemala Immersion - June 20-28, 2018 TEACHERS, CATECHISTS, YOUTH MINISTERS! We want you! Join us on our Guatemala Immersion this June, in partnership with Maryknoll Mission Education and Catholic Relief Services to deepen your faith and enliven your ministry through encounter with the hopes, joys, and struggles of our sisters and brothers in Guatemala. View the flyer for more information!

    Share the Journey and Parish Ambassadors Catholic Relief Services is one of three national sponsors of Pope Francis' Share the Journey initiative. CRS Parish Ambassadors receive excellent resources to assist a faith community in responding to Archbishop Sartain's call to encounter our neighbors.

    PAC Come and See! Saturday, April 21st Please join us for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Parish Ambassador "Come and See" event on Saturday, April 21st from 2:00 - 5:00pm at the Chancery in Seattle. This special session is for those interested in/thinking about bringing the CRS Parish Ambassador Corps to their parish. Meet current Parish Ambassadors, hear how the Corps has shaped global solidarity in their parishes, and learn more about this exciting initiative. Consider attending and/or sending someone from your parish! Please register at https://tinyurl.com/ PACApril21.

    The Soul of Poetry/Share the Journey A free public event featuring readings by four former Washington State Poets Laureate: Sam Green, Kathleen Flenniken, Elizabeth Austen, and Tod Marshall. The event will celebrate the humanitarian aid mission of Catholic Relief Services, which serves 121 million people in over 100 countries. An address by Fr. John Topel, SJ, will draw upon Scripture to address our call to serve the poorest of the poor. Music from Ennio Morricone's 'The Mission' will be performed, and a reception will follow the event.

    When: April 26, 2018 / 7:00 pm
    Where: St Cecilia Parish, 1310 Madison Ave N, Bainbridge Island, WA
    Information: contact Saint Cecilia Parish at 206.842.3594 or their CRS Parish Ambassador at lydonrochelle@gmail.com.

    Contents include prayers, announcements, news, and more! Also on our newsletters page are all issues for the past year, including April 2017.

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