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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. For more information about the parish, to register, or to ask a question, visit our Sunday Help Desk at Coffee Hour. A Cathedral staff person will be on hand to assist you.

ON THE COVER. The Baptism of the Lord. Eustace Ziegler, 1950. This painting by the noted Northwest artist (and Cathedral parishioner) Eustace Ziegler has been beautifully restored and re-hung in the Reconciliation Chapel (off the west vestibule). Stop by after the 10:00am Mass or 5:30pm Sunday Mass for a brief talk about the painting and a chance to see other works by Ziegler.

FLOWERS AT THE ALTAR are the gift of Edgardo Telmo in memory of his mother’s 97th birthday.

CAMINO SEATTLE began last Sunday and continues through July 23. Pick up your passport or collect your stamps for week one in the Cathedral Bookstore or at the Sunday Help Desk and start walking! Camino Seattle is a wonderful opportunity to set aside some time during Seattle’s beautiful summer days to walk and pray.

THIS WEEKEND WE ARE TAKING UP THE ANNUAL PETER’S PENCE COLLECTION which provides support for the many worldwide ministries and programs of Pope Francis, especially his outreach to the poorest and neediest in our world. There are special envelopes in the pews in front of you for this appeal. Please place them in the collection basket along with your regular gift at offertory time. Thank you for your generosity.

CATHEDRAL BLOOD DRIVE. On Sunday, June 25, from 8:30am to 2:30pm, we’ll host our annual summer blood drive at the Pastoral Outreach Center. Drop-ins welcome.

RECEPTION FOR NEW PARISHIONERS. Are you new to the Cathedral parish? On Monday, June 26 at 7:00pm in the Rectory Parlors, we will host a reception for our new parishioners. It’s a chance to meet Father Ryan and Cathedral staff, ask questions, and enjoy a tour of the Cathedral. RSVP to Maria Laughlin, 206-382-4284.

NOTE FOR THOSE PARKING IN THE CABRINI GARAGE: Please note that parking at Cabrini is by “head in” only. No “back in” parking is allowed. There are utility lines and other equipment in the garage which have been damaged by people backing into a parking place. Thank you for your cooperation.

THE PEACEMAKING COORDINATING TEAM and PointOneNorth Consulting LLC cordially invites you to Peacemaking Circle, Case Final Sentencing. Please join us and bear witness to our second case using the Peacemaking Circle Process as an alternative to the traditional punitive sentencing process. This is the result of collaboration and partnership between families, communities, and the Justice system to address harm, heal, promote accountability, and build community. Friday, July 7, 4-5pm. King County Juvenile Court, Lobby. 1211 East Alder Seattle, WA 98122. For more information please contact members of the Peacemaking Coordinating Team of King County at PCTteam@kingcountyPCT.org.

SEEL RETREAT INVITES YOU TO ENCOUNTER GOD ENCOUNTERING YOU! The Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life (SEEL) is a 9 month retreat format of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. The SEEL retreat goes from September through May and is a powerful, life-changing program of prayer and spiritual direction that can be done by busy people in the midst of their daily lives. SEEL is accepting applications now for the retreat starting in September of 2017. Learn more at our website at www.seelpugetsound.org or call Lisa Dennison (Executive Director) at 206-721-3518.

THE CATHEDRAL KITCHEN needs a volunteer dishwasher on Fridays. The shift is from 4:00-6:00pm. We are also in need of a few more volunteers from 4:00-6:00PM on other days. If you would like to join us and help out please contact Teddi Callahan at 206- 264-2091.

INTENTIONAL SERVICE! Jesuit Volunteer EnCorps (JV EnCorps) is now accepting applications for 2017-18! JV EnCorps, a program of JVC Northwest, facilitates transformative opportunities for service, community and spiritual formation for adults 50 and older who are committed to social and ecological justice. During their ten months of part-time volunteer service, participants meet regularly in community to deepen their spirituality and explore the values of community, simple living and social & ecological justice. Priority application deadline: August 15th. Information, JVESeattle@jvcnorthwest.org or www.jvencorps.org.

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS MINISTRY is in need of well-suited volunteers to offer ministry of presence during weekday meals at Cathedral Kitchen and during all liturgies. If you would like to learn more about this opportunity to provide a sense of welcoming, safety, and comfort to our fellow brothers and sisters who experience homelessness and mental health challenges, please contact Nancy Granger, 206-382-4269.

THE SUNDAY RESOURCE ROOM IN GALLAGHER CENTER now shares space with Solanus Casey Center, which is in operation Monday-Thursday 1–4pm. Gallagher Center Resource Room is open on Sundays from 9:30am – 1:30pm. The Parish Mental Health Nurse and MHWM volunteers welcome you to stop by to enjoy hospitality, respectful listening, and inquire about resources pertaining to mental health and wellness.

THE MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS MINISTRY’S DROP-IN ART GROUP has changed location. This activity will now take place in the Mother Cabrini Room of the Pastoral Outreach Center. Entrance is through patio on SE corner of 9th Ave and Columbia Street. Join us on the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 12:00pm - 2:00pm to enjoy socialization and various types of creative arts and crafts. All are welcomed. No artistic experience necessary! Due to vacation, there will be no class on July 13—next session is July 27.

IS YOUR CHILD 5 YEARS OLD? Now is a good time to begin the two-year preparation process for First Communion. First Communion typically occurs when a child is 7 years old. Information, Brenda Bellamy, 206-274-3108.

ARE YOU RAISING A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS? The Faith Mentors program provides a class for your child to be tutored one-on-one by a teen mentor (under adult supervision) in the ways of faith, including sacramental preparation. Information, Brenda Bellamy, 206-274-3108.

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, you are invited to participate in the RCIA, a process of initiation into the Catholic Church. You can learn more by going to the RCIA website. Information, Kathleen McCabe, 206-382-2018.

BAPTISM OF INFANTS & 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 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, Julianna Castro, 206-619-0816.

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REST IN PEACE. Please pray for the repose of the soul of Joe McGavick.


On Wednesday, June 28, at 7:00pm in the Holy Names Room, is the last in our year-long Catholic 101 series. Join us for MUSIC 101. DR. PAUL THORNOCK, Director of Music, explores the basics of liturgical music, and the role it plays in the celebration of the Mass. Some singing may be involved!

FOR YOUR SAFETY. It is important for you to know that at each of the weekend Masses a Seattle police officer or a private security guard is present on the Cathedral campus.

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 pray for the parishes of SS Peter and Paul in Tacoma and Aberdeen, and St. John the Baptist in Covington.


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