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WELCOME! St. James Cathedral is proud to welcome visitors from near and far throughout the summer months. Each week a drawing for a special Cathedral gift will be made from among all the visitor envelopes used. Please write your address on the visitor envelope provided in the pew and drop it with your offering into the collection basket. Thank you for adding to the power of our prayer by your presence in our midst today.

GUEST CHOIR AT THE NOON MASS We welcome the University of Santo Tomas Singers (Manila), Fidel Calalang, Jr., director.

FIRST FRIDAY EXPOSITION AND HOLY HOUR On Friday, June 6, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will begin immediately following the 8:15am Mass and continue until 1:00pm. Holy Hour, including readings, reflections, hymns, and rosary, will begin at 12 Noon. You are invited to join in all or part of this prayer in the presence of Christ in the Blessed Sacrament.

THE NEXT SENIOR TRIP will be Wednesday, June 11. First we will visit the Appel Dairy Farm in Ferndale for a guided tour of the milking parlor and the cheese making facilities. Our second stop will be Fairhaven on the south side of Bellingham. Well known for its relaxed atmosphere, Fairhaven enjoys a variety of local arts and crafts and really good eateries. Please join us! Space is limited and priority will be given to registered parishioners. Information, or to reserve your place, John Simpson, Pastoral Care Minister, at 206-274- 3173 or jsimpson@stjames-cathedral.org.

ON FIRE FOR IMMIGRATION REFORM  Join Catholics from across the country for seven days of prayer, reflection, and action to heal our broken immigration system. Each day, participants will be asked to pray the Prayer of the Holy Spirit, a daily reflection, and the closing prayer. We also encourage you to engage in one or more of the suggested actions. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/ St.JamesImmigrantAssistance for daily posts all week. Information, Christopher Koehler, ckoehler@stjamescathedral. org or 206-382-4511.

PRAYER WITH MUSIC FROM TAIZÉ Each Friday at 6:30pm in the Cathedral, all are invited to join in an ecumenical service of readings, silence, candlelight, and the music of the ecumenical community of Taizé in France. This simple, reflective prayer is the perfect way to end a busy week.

BABYSITTING is available on Sundays during the 10:00am and Noon Masses, during baptism preparation classes, and for special events. Babysitting is located in the Mother Cabrini Room on the first floor of the Pastoral Outreach Center; enter through the courtyard at Ninth and Columbia.

REMEMBER THE CATHEDRAL IN YOUR WILL The generous bequests of parishioners and friends are critical to the life of St James Cathedral. Each year, we rely on bequests to help us carry out our mission of prayer and outreach here on First Hill. Information, Maria Laughlin, 206-382-4284 or e-mail mlaughlin@stjames-cathedral.org.

DO YOU SHOP AT BARTELL’S? If you shop at Bartell’s, every purchase you make can benefit St. James Cathedral if you register for their “B” Caring program. Ask at Bartell’s for details. If you’re already signed up, be sure to use your “B” Caring card when you check out.

ARE YOU A REGISTERED PARISHIONER AT ST. JAMES? Many who attend St. James regularly and consider the Cathedral their parish have never officially registered. We strongly encourage you to register. Registered parishioners receive important mailings from the Cathedral (including offering envelopes!), are regular recipients of the Cathedral’s twice-yearly journal In Your Midst, are able to celebrate their wedding at the Cathedral, and their children may attend any of the five Catholic Rainbow Schools at parishioner rates. Registration cards can be found in the vestibule. If you are not sure whether or not you’re registered, call the Parish Office, 206-622-3559

BAPTISM OF INFANTS and YOUNG CHILDREN (under the age of 7) is celebrated monthly at one of the weekend Masses. To prepare for this most important sacrament, parents and godparents must participate in a series of classes to update their understanding of baptism, to reflect on their responsibility to guide their children in the practice of the faith, and to learn about the many ways our parish supports families. Please allow at least two months for preparation. Information, Margaret Lynch, mlynch@stjames-cathedral.org.

ARCHBISHOP HUNTHAUSEN LIBRARY Visit your friendly and accessible Archbishop Hunthausen Library in Cathedral Hall during the Sunday coffee hours. We have a good selection of old favorites and recent releases.

 

MENTAL HEALTH MINISTRY

BUILDING AND MAINTAINING HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS: This workshop allows attendees to explore and evaluate their own relationships and learns new skills to develop and maintain healthy relationships. The presentation is geared towards romantic relationships, but principles can be generalized and applied to friendships and families. Tuesday, June 3, 7pm, Pastoral Outreach Center. Presenter: Dr. Kathleen King, PhD, LMHC.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN HOEW TO DEVELOP A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE THAT SUPPORTS OVERALL WELLNESS? Chronic Disease Self- Management Program (CDSMP) meets for six Tuesdays beginning June 24, 10am–12:30pm at Cabrini Senior Housing, 909 Boren Avenue. Learn strategies on how to develop a healthier lifestyle that supports overall wellness in the face of chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, chronic pain, depression, etc. To register, Nancy Granger, RN 206-382-4269 or ngranger@stjames-cathedral.org

GRIEF AND LOSS SUPPORT GROUP. A place where those experiencing loss can find support and understanding. Wednesdays 10:30am– 12 Noon, Fireside Room, Pastoral Outreach Center. Please note that the group will NOT meet on Wednesday, June 4.

Information, Nancy Granger,
Parish Mental Health Nurse, 206-382-4269

 

YOUTH NIGHT Only two Youth Nights left: June 1, and June 8. Please join us from 6:30 – 8:30pm in the Pastoral Outreach Center for games and activities designed to help you apply your faith to everyday life. All forms for Summer Mission Program activities will be available.

OUT OF THE DARKNESS OVERNIGHT WALK June 14 and 15. Please consider joining “Team Mairead” during a 16-18 mile hike around Seattle Lasting from dusk until dawn, a way to bring the issues of depression and suicide into the light.

SUMMER MISSION PROGRAM DATES:

  • Youth/Senior Trip to Fort Casey – July 9, 2014
  • Ascend Leadership Camp (Grades 9-12 at Palisades) – July 14-18, 2014
  • Youth Migrant Project (Grades 7-12 in Burlington) – August 3-8, 2014
  • Camp 4:12 (Grades 7-8 at Camp Don Bosco) – August 18-20, 2014

QUESTIONS? Joe Cotton, 206-264-2082
www.stjames-cathedral.org/youthministry

PARISH REMEMBRANCE: Throughout the year, because we are the Cathedral Church, we remember in prayer at Mass and Vespers each of the parishes and missions of the Archdiocese of Seattle on a Sunday near their feast day. This week we remember in prayer the parishes of Christ Our Hope in Seattle, Star of the Sea in Bremerton and Port Townsend, and Star of the Sea Mission in Stevenson.

 

 

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Seattle, Washington  98104
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