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Friday, December 24, 2010.  We celebrate the vigil of the Nativity of the Lord.  Click here for the album.


Sunday, December 19, 2010.  Our annual Readings and Carols Service features the wonderful talents of our Cathedral children, as singers, readers, and altar servers.  Click here for the album.


Saturday, December 11, 2010.  Archbishop Sartain celebrates the annual Simbang Gabi Blessing Mass.  Click here for the album.


Saturday, December 4, 2010.  We celebrate our annual Mass in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Madre de las Americas.  Click here for the album.



Wednesday, December 1, 2010.  Archbishop Sartain is installed as the ninth bishop, fifth Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Seattle.  Click here for the album.


Tuesday, November 30, 2010.  Archbishop Sartain is formally received into his Cathedral Church at the Rite of Reception and Solemn Vespers.  Click here for the album.


Saturday, November 20, 2010.  At our annual Liturgy Day, EMs, Ushers, Readers, and Altar Servers gather to be renewed in their ministries.  At the final blessing, we honor Marianne Cote who is stepping down as coordinator of Cathedral readers after 27 years!  Marianne will continue to coordinate our youth readers while Corinna Laughlin, Director of Liturgy, has taken over coordinating adult readers.


Friday, November 19, 2010.  Archbishop Brunett gathers with more than 400 priests, deacons, religious, and lay faithful from across Western Washington to celebrate a farewell Mass on the eve of his retirement.  Click here for an album of photos by Mike Penney.


Friday, November 12, 2010.  Archbishop Brunett shares a laugh with the Chancery staff during a special Mass in the Cathedral.


Thursday, November 11, 2010.  We observed our annual Mass for the Deceased Homeless, remembering all the homeless men and women who died in the past year.


Tuesday, November 2, 2010.  On the Solemnity of All Souls, the Cathedral Choir of St. James performs Mozart's sublime Requiem. 


Sunday, October 3, 2010.  Children, parents, and catechists receive a special blessing at Mass today as a new year of Children's Faith Formation classes begin.  Click here for the album.


Saturday, September 25, 2010.  Archbishop Brunett presides at a special Mass remembering the deceased women religious of the Archdiocese of Seattle.


Thursday, September 16, 2010.  A red-letter day for the Archdiocese of Seattle:  Pope Benedict XVI names the Most Reverend J. Peter Sartain (pronounced like tartan) the next Archbishop of Seattle.


Saturday, September 11, 2010.  The Cathedral Choir of St. James returns after their summer hiatus.


Sunday, August 15, 2010.  We celebrated the great feast of Mary's Assumption into Heaven.  Our children's choir, the Schola Cantorum, sang at the Mass. Click here to view an album of this year's Choir Camp.



Saturday, August 7, 2010.  Sister Chauncey Boyle, SP, and eleven other Sisters of Providence celebrated their jubilees of religious profession during a special Mass in the Cathedral.

Feast of St. James
Sunday, July 25, 2010.  We celebrate the feast of our patron, James the Greater.  Click here to view a photo album of the feast and parish picnic.


Saturday, July 10, 2010.  Two sisters Lovers of the Holy Cross of Go Vap made their solemn profession during a special Mass.  Click here for the album.


Friday, June 11, 2010.  During our weekly ecumenical prayer with music from TaizĂ©, we prayed in a special way for a greater respect for our earth in response to the Gulf Oil catastrophe.

Ordinations to the Priesthood 2010
Saturday, June 12, 2010.  In the afternoon, we are privileged to celebrate the Seattle University Baccalaureate Mass.

Ordinations to the Priesthood 2010
On Saturday, June 12, 2010, Archbishop Brunett ordained four men to the priesthood.  Click here for the album.

Corpus Christi Procession 2010
Sunday, July 6, 2010.  We celebrate the great feast of Corpus Christi with a festive procession around the block.  Click here for the album.


On Wednesday, June 2, 2010, we were privileged once again to host the O'Dea High School Baccalaureate Mass.  Congratulations, class of 2010!!


On Thursday, May 27, 2010, we celebrate the Baccalaureate Mass for Holy Names Academy. Here, Father Ryan invites all present to extend their hands in blessing over the graduates.


On Sunday, May 16, 2010, we celebrate "Emblem Sunday" as Catholic Scouts from across the Archdiocese receive their religious emblems.


On Sunday, May 16, 2010, four sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary celebrated their Golden Jubilee of religious profession.  Click here for the album.


On Saturday, May 8, 2010, Bishop Tyson presided at the celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation with thirty-four young people and adults.


On Wednesday, May 5, 2010, we celebrated a Mass in honor of Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice with the O'Dea High School student body and faculty.


Sunday, May 2, 2010. We celebrated First Holy Communion with twenty-three Cathedral children.  Click here for the album.


Sunday, April 4, 2010.  Easter Sunday! Click here for an album of the Triduum and Easter; click here for an album of the Easter Vigil. 

Palm Sunday, Noon Mass
Sunday, March 28, 2010.  Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week.  Click here to view an album of the Solemn Procession of Palms at the 10:00am Mass; click here to view an album of the Children's Procession at the Noon Mass.


Thursday, March 25, 2010.  Catholics from across the Archdiocese gathered for the Chrism Mass. Click here for the album.

Remembering Oscar Romero
Wednesday, March 24, 2010.  On the 30th anniversary of his death, we celebrated the life and witness of Archbishop Oscar Romero.  On March 23, 1980, the day before his death, Romero said: "Easter is a shout of victory!  No one can extinguish that life that Christ resurrected.  Not even death and hatred against him and his Church will be able to overcome it. He is the victor!  Just as he will flourish in an Easter of unending resurrection, so it is necessary also to accompany him in Lent, in a Holy Week that is cross, sacrifice, martyrdom… Happy are those who do not become offended by his cross!" 


Sunday, March 21, 2010.  As Holy Week draws near, we celebrated the third and last of the "Scrutiny" rites with our Elect.


Sunday, March 14, 2010.  We celebrated the second of the three "Scrutiny" rites at the 10:00am Mass this Sunday.


Thursday, February 18, 2010.  Our Catechumens participated in the Rite of Election, during which they were presented to Archbishop Brunett and formally enrolled their names in the Book of the Elect.


Wednesday, February 17, 2010.  We observed Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. 


Sunday, February 7, 2010.  At our First Sunday Youth Celebration, the children of the parish processed in with lighted candles.  The candles were blessed on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord on February 2.


Sunday, February 7, 2010.  At the 10:00 o'clock Mass, a group of adults baptized in other Christian denominations were received into the Full Communion of the Catholic Church.


Sunday, January 17, 2010.  We celebrate the Santo Nino--the Holy Child Jesus.  Click here for the album.


Saturday, January 16, 2010.  We celebrated the wedding of Angela Arralde and Robert Millar.

Prayer for Victims of Haiti Earthquake
Friday, January 15, 2010.  We gathered for a special prayer remembering the victims of the terrible earthquake in Haiti.  Click here to learn more about how you can help.


Saturday, January 9, 2010.  Archbishop Brunett presided at a special Mass in Thanksgiving for the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Click here for the album.


Sunday, January 3, 2010.  We celebrated the great feast of the Epiphany.  Click here for the album.



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