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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 SATURDAY 5:30PM We welcome the Middle School Choir of Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, Alison Seaton, director.

MUSIC FOR PENTECOST 10:00 SUNDAY will feature improvisations on the chants for Pentecost by the world-renowned saxophonist, Michael Brockman.

GIFT-BEARERS THIS SUNDAY Throughout the school year we have a group of dedicated parishioners who give their Sunday mornings to help our parish children grow in their faith and deepen their relationship with Jesus. This Sunday we honor and show appreciation to the wonderful volunteers in Children’s Faith Formation (CFF) as they represent us in the assembly by bringing up the gifts. Thank you, dear Catechists, Assistants and Welcome Team, for another CFF year graced with your self-gift!

ANNUAL CATHOLIC APPEAL We have now met the $337,040 goal set for us by the Archbishop for this year’s Annual Catholic Appeal. Every dollar donated at this point will come directly back to the parish in the form of a rebate. And we need the rebate, which will support our outreach ministries as well as our new ministry to Young Adults. Our goal for the rebate is $200,000. Right now, we are still $175,000 short of reaching it! A follow up mailing goes out next week. If you haven’t yet turned in your pledge, please consider doing so today!

ST. JAMES KNITTERS GROUP meets Monday, June 9 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm in the Fireside Room, Pastoral Outreach Center. Last month, we got a huge stash of yarn donated, and we're looking for help in turning it into hats and scarfs for the homeless. All knitters and crocheters are welcome. We are happy to teach beginners. Want to join in on the fun? Please join us on the second Monday of the month. Information, Connie Carlson, 206-518-1623.

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.

CATHEDRAL BOOKSTORE  Reclaimed: This Catholic Faith is Mine!, a new book by our own parishioner and Cathedral Choir member Gregory Phillips, is now available. Visitors, stop by for a CD, mug, postcard, or other souvenir of your visit to St. James Cathedral!

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.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING CATHOLIC? If you are an adult who has never been baptized, an adult who has been baptized in another Christian tradition or a Catholic who has been baptized, but not received First Eucharist or Confirmation then you are invited to participate in the RCIA, a process of initiation into the Catholic Church. You can learn more by going to www.stjames-cathedral.org/RCIA. Information, Kathleen McCabe, 206-382-2018, kmccabe@stjamescathedral. org.

ARE YOU A CATHOLIC WHO HAS BEEN AWAY FROM THE CHURCH? Our Welcome Back program provides a safe place, in the company of others who are also examining their faith, to ask questions about returning to regular church attendance, returning to the sacraments, and to learn about changes in the church. The classes are held on Monday evenings from 7pm – 9pm in Cathedral Place. Information, Kathleen McCabe, 206-382-2018, kmccabe@stjamescathedral. org.

FLORAL DONATIONS Floral donations are a wonderful way to remember a deceased loved one or commemorate an important anniversary, and at the same time enrich the whole parish community! If you would like to offer flowers, contact Jane Mueller, 206- 654-4650 or e-mail jmueller@stjames-cathedral.org.

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

 

MENTAL HEALTH MINISTRY

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

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID (MHFA) TRAINING. July 19, 8:30am – 4:30pm, Pastoral Outreach Center. Don’t miss this opportunity to attend this very popular workshop! Learn the basics of assessing for safety, communicating with, and supporting individuals with mental illness. Scholarship to cover $100 cost offered by NAMI for King County residents.

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.

FREE CREATIVE ARTS WORKSHOP. Every other Saturday, 10 am – 12 noon in Gallagher Center. Open to all. No experience necessary! Next session June 14.

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

 

OUR FINAL YOUTH NIGHT Sunday, June 8, 6:30 – 8:30pm in the Pastoral Outreach Center. Please join us for the last youth night of the school year, an opportunity to celebrate the successful launch of our new youth ministry program! Food, fun, friends, and our first annual year-in-review slide show! Also, we’ll have a special sending forth ritual for our seniors! Don’t miss it!

GAMEWORKS TRIP Sunday, June 22, 10:00am. Join us as we sit together during the Corpus Christi Mass. Immediately afterwards, we will connect with a visiting California youth group and walk down to Gameworks for an afternoon of pizza, fellowship, and free play. Contact Joe in the youth ministry office to sign up.

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.

 

 

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Seattle, Washington  98104
Phone 206.622.3559  Fax 206.622.5303