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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.

Click here to read Father Ryan's letter in this week's bulletin.

ANNUAL CATHOLIC APPEAL Thanks to some wonderfully generous gifts this past week, we have now not only met the goal the Archbishop gave us for the Annual Catholic Appeal, we have also met our own parish goal for the rebate. Your generosity has been truly extraordinary. Thank you to all who participated!

PARISH PICNIC ON THE FEAST OF ST. JAMES Sunday, July 27, 11:30am-3pm, with friends, food, games, prizes, and more. This is a great moment to be together and celebrate! Many volunteers are needed to make the picnic happen. Please contact Alexandra Mummery if you are able to help out in any capacity. E-mail mummery@msn.com or 206-484-8434.

SEEKING DONATIONS FOR OUR HUNTHAUSEN DINNER AND AUCTION This annual event benefits the Cathedral Kitchen, raising thousands of dollars each year. Last year, we raised $99,000! The event will take place Monday, September 15, at the Newcastle Golf Club. We are seeking auction items such as dinner gift certificates, event tickets (cultural or sporting events), and bottles of wine. If you have something you’d like to share, please call or e-mail. If you are a golfer or would like to register for the dinner, visit www.stjamescathedral. org/golf to find out more and sign up. Information, Maria Laughlin, 206-382-4284 or e-mail mlaughlin@stjames-cathedral.org.

SUMMER PILGRIMAGE OF FAITH On Saturday August 9, from 1:00pm – 3:00pm, you are invited to join in a walking tour of historic churches on First Hill. We will gather in the Archbishop Murphy Courtyard at the Cathedral at 1:00pm and walk to St. Ignatius Chapel and Immaculate Conception Church. At each stop, there will be a short tour of the space and time for exploration and quiet reflection. The pilgrimage will begin and end at the Cathedral and the total distance will be about 3 miles. This is a great opportunity for a lovely summer walk and a peek inside some of our city’s most beautiful Catholic churches – including our own! Information, Corinna Laughlin, claughlin@stjames-cathedral.org, 206-622-3559.

CATHEDRAL BOOKSTORE  Visitors, stop by for a CD, mug, postcard, or other souvenir of your visit to St. James Cathedral!

CELEBRATING ST. TERESA This August 21-23, St. James Cathedral musicians, including Dr. James Savage, Joseph Adam, Stacey Sunde, and others, will be participating in a concert in San Jose, California honoring Saint Teresa of Avila. The event will include the world premieres of three new pieces, including an extraordinary "virtual choir" of Carmelites from around the world. If you will be in the Bay Area in August, you are invited to attend! Find out more at www.stj500westernus.com. CDs will be in the Cathedral Bookstore as soon as they are available.

IMMIGRATION LEGAL SERVICES COORDINATOR St. James Immigrant Assistance has an opening for an Immigration Legal Services Coordinator. Duties include assisting clients with naturalization and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals applications, as well as coordinating citizenship preparation classes. Must be able to acquire accreditation from the Board of Immigration Appeals and have reliable transportation. Previous BIA accreditation or paralegal experience desired. Information, Christopher Koehler at ckoehler@stjames-cathedral.org .

AMERICAN PILGRIMS ON THE CAMINO will host their Sixth Annual Walk from St Marks to St James Cathedral for 5:30 Mass, followed by a potluck at St Mark’s. Saturday July 26, 3:00-8:30 pm. Information, PugetSoundChapter@americanpilgrims.com

AUDITIONS FOR THE CATHEDRAL CHOIRS Singers interested in joining one of the Cathedral Choirs will need to participate in at least one Summer Choir rehearsal and mass during August. Summer Choir at St. James rehearses at 11:15am in the Cathedral Place Choir Room and supports the assembly at the 12:00 noon Mass. Information, Music Office 206-382-4874 or musicoffice@stjames-cathedral.org .

USHERING AT ST. JAMES CATHEDRAL We are in need of more ushers to welcome visitors and parishioners to the Cathedral before Mass and assist with the offertory procession. If you are interested in this important ministry of hospitality, please contact Corinna Laughlin at 206-622-3559, claughlin@stjames-cathedral.org .

IMMIGRANT ASSISTANCE VOLUNTEER INFORMATION SESSION The St. James Immigrant Assistance ministers to immigrants and refugees by helping improve their English language skills, pass the US Citizenship exam and learn how to adjust their immigration status, become more engaged in the broader community, and find resources to address other challenges in their lives. Learn more at our upcoming Volunteer Information Session on Monday, July 21 from 10:00-11:30am. Bring your questions to the Pastoral Outreach Center (907 Columbia Street). Enter through the courtyard and come to the first room on the left. We’ll be waiting for you there. Information, Cecilia Erin Walsh, 206-382-4511 or cwalsh@stjamescathedral.org .

YOUTH MUSIC CHOIR CAMP August 11-15 and Sunday August 17. There are still openings in our annual Schola Cantorum Choir Camp for children ages 8-13. This year we are also having a "mini-camp" August 15 and 17 for first and second graders. Information musicoffice@stjames-cathedral.org, attention Stacey Sunde

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 .

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.

 

MENTAL HEALTH MINISTRY

CREATIVE ARTS WORKSHOP is on ‘summer vacation’ and will resume in the fall.

GRIEF AND LOSS SUPPORT GROUP A place where those experiencing loss can find support and understanding. Wednesdays 10:30 – 12 Noon, Fireside Room, Pastoral Outreach Center.

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE ROOM OPEN HOUSE Sundays 9am-2pm, in the Gallagher Center. Enjoy refreshments while you browse through literature, talk with the mental health nurse and volunteers, and connect with others

SAVE THE DATE ! On October 25 and 26, St. James Cathedral Mental Health Ministry is honored to present the nationally recognized Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) two day workshop at the beautiful Archbishop Brunett Retreat Center at the Palisades in Federal Way. This workshop is for anyone who wants to feel more comfortable and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Please look for further details in future bulletin announcements

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

 

YOUTH MINISTRY E-MAIL LIST Did you know that the youth ministry office regularly sends out stories, updates, and information regarding all our activities and events? Are you in the know? Please e-mail Joe at jcotton@stjames-cathedral.org if you’d like to be added to our e-mail list. Don’t miss out on all the exciting opportunities to be Church in the world and have fun doing so.

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 St. Bridget in Seattle, St. Ann in Seattle, Tacoma, and Forks, and St. Olaf in Poulsbo.

 

 

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