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Each year, on the Sunday closest to July 25, we celebrate the Feast of St. James, our patron,
with solemn liturgies and a parish picnic on Terry Avenue.

Something special this year:  participants in Camino Seattle joined the procession out and lined
up to get their passports stamped for the last time. (Photo by Stephen Pace)

Those who completed their personal walking and prayer goals for the Camino received a special certificate, not unlike the "compostela" awarded to those who complete the Camino to Santiago de Compostela, Spain!

Everyone loves a bouncy castle... but some people really love a bouncy castle.

At the Noon Mass, children join the procession following the image of St. James, carrying special streamers.

Thank you to all the volunteers who kept an eye on the bouncy toys, made cotton candy, grilled hamburgers and hotdogs, and kept the buns, condiments, and bingo going all afternoon.

There were ice cream bars...

...and painted butterflies...

...or sharks.

(Photo by Stephen Pace)

Edward was very happy to be part of the festivities.

Father Ryan with some friends from L'Arche Seattle.

Scrambling for candy from the pinata!

Sophia loved her first picnic--and her first taste of cotton candy. (Photo by Stephen Pace)

Happy Feast Day, everyone!  And a special thank you to Stephen Pace and Trent Mummery,
who coordinated the picnic again this year.


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Seattle, Washington  98104
Phone 206.622.3559  Fax 206.622.5303