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WELCOME! If you are a visitor to the Cathedral, we want you to know how welcome you are — whether you have come from another part of the country, from across the world, or simply from another parish here in the Archdiocese. Thanks, in part, to the generosity of visitors like you, we are able to celebrate the Church’s liturgy here in a fitting and beautiful way. We are also able to offer a wide range of services to needy people living in the central district of our city.

COVER ART. The Supper at Emmaus. Detail of East Apse stained-glass window by Hans Gottfried von Stockhausen, 1994.

FLOWERS AT THE ALTAR are from the Saturday wedding of Nina Martinez and Anthony Calina.

THE CATHEDRAL BOOKSTORE is open following each Mass. Visitors and regulars alike are invited to stop in to browse a wide selection of reading material for both children and adults, as well as Cathedral music CDs, Cathedral postcards and souvenirs, medals and crosses, and much more.

ON THE NEXT SENIOR TRIP Wednesday, June 10, you might be peering out of the tram at bellowing bison less than 10 feet away or standing nose-to-nose with an otter: both common wildlife encounters at Northwest Trek. Space is limited and priority will be given to registered parishioners over the age of 65. Information, or to reserve your place, John Simpson, Pastoral Care Minister, 206-274-3173.

10TH ANNUAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT FAIR. On Sunday, June 14, after the 10am and Noon Masses, you’re invited to Cathedral Hall, where more than twenty local health, environmental, and government organizations will be on hand to demonstrate and speak to you about our health and the health of our environment. Sponsored by the Cathedral’s Health and Healing Ministry and Care for Creation Committee.

THE CATHEDRAL KITCHEN WANTS TO THANK C & L Catering for the donation of desserts during the month of May. Thanks also to Macrina Bakery for supplying, preparing and serving manicotti with grilled chicken, organic green salad, green beans, giuseppe rolls and chocolate raspberry pave on Tuesday, June 2. Finally, thank you, Horizon House, for your donation of freshly made salad and cakes to our Cathedral Kitchen during the month of May. They were greatly appreciated by our many meal guests.

SUNDAY YOUTH NIGHTS. Our final Youth Night of the 2014-2015 school year will occur this Sunday evening, June 7, at 6:30pm in the Pastoral Outreach Center. Please join us for an ice cream sundae bar, a year-in-review slide show, and a blessing for our graduating seniors.

ASCEND LEADERSHIP RETREAT July 12–15 at Camp Hamilton. Join with youth from all over the archdiocese for a week of Catholic leadership development. To register, e-mail Joe.

TEEN FAITH MENTORS NEEDED. This year, we launched a faith mentor program for children with special needs. Teens worked one-on-one with children in the development of their faith, allowing for full inclusion. We plan to offer this program again in the fall, but are in need of new faith mentors. Do you have a heart for children with special needs? Can you make a weekly commitment? Please contact Joe to learn more.

QUESTIONS? Joe Cotton, 206-264-2082

A STILL AND QUIET CONSCIENCE. On Monday, June 15, at 7:00pm in Cathedral Hall, local author John McCoy will offer a presentation on his new book, A Still and Quiet Conscience: the Life of Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen. The presentation will be followed by a book signing. Copies of the book are available now in the Cathedral Bookstore and will be available at the event as well. This event is cosponsored by Maryknoll Seattle. Information, Maria Laughlin, 206-382-4284.

VOLUNTEER CHORE SERVICES. Do you want to make a difference in the life of a low-income senior or adult living with a disability? Volunteer Chore Services of Catholic Community Services needs you!! Become a long-term one-on-one volunteer, organize a group to clean up a yard or adopt a low-income senior housing facility! Opportunities in your neighborhood available! Contact Tom Frasene (206-382-4235) to change the life of someone in need near you.

TUESDAY EVENING NIGHTWATCH VOLUNTEER. St. James Cathedral has a long history of sending volunteers to Operation Nightwatch (14th Ave & Main St) to help feed people experiencing homelessness. There is currently a volunteer needed on the first Tuesday of the month, 8:30pm-10:30pm, to serve a meal to 100+ guests. Information, Tom Frasene, 206-382-4235.

REST IN PEACE. Please pray for the repose of the souls of Ralph Saxton and Patrick McCabe.

For parishioners in their 20s and 30s

THEOLOGY ON TAP. Join us at The Chieftain (908 12th Ave) at 7pm on Wednesday, June 10 for the final round of Theology on Tap! L’Arche assistant, spiritual director, and musician Jennifer Kelly will lead us in a discussion entitled “Right Here, Right Now, Just As I Am.” Mass will be held at Seattle University’s St. Ignatius Chapel at 6:30pm.

RETREAT: EXTRAORDINARY TIMES IN ORDINARY TIME. On Friday, June 26, we will offer an evening of reflection for young adults to explore their Catholic faith in everyday life. The evening will begin with Taizé prayer in the Cathedral at 6:30pm, we’ll have a simple supper, and then Michaela Kearns from the Ignatian Spirituality Center will lead us in prayer, reflection, and dialogue. If you are interested, RSVP to Tom.

THIRD SUNDAY: WINE, CHEESE, AND JUNE SAINTS! After the 5:30pm Mass on June 21, we’ll have some wine and cheese in the Rectory Parlors, just south of the Cathedral’s south entrance. We’ll also celebrate the feast days of some late-June saints, notably St. Peter, St. Paul, and recently canonized St. Mother Lupita.

MARINERS GAME! On Friday, July 10, we’ll watch the Mariners take on the Angels at 7:10pm at Safeco Field! Tickets are $13. To purchase your ticket, email Tom.

Tom Frasene, 206-382-4235

For caregivers of those with memory loss

Family Caregiver Support Group Meetings…

  • provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from other caregivers also caring for a person with memory loss
  • present information about memory loss care management, available services, and current research and treatment options
  • are led by volunteers receiving support and training from the Alzheimer's Association
  • are free and open to unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss

Fourth Tuesday of each month 1:00 – 2:30 pm,
Pastoral Outreach Center,
Mother Cabrini Room 907 Columbia Street
Facilitator: Sharon Fitzpatrick, 206-453-3844

Information, Nancy Granger 206-382-4269

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 Blessed Sacrament in Seattle and Sacred Heart in Seattle, Bellevue, and Morton.


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