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Sunday, November 15, 2020 -- The 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

On the cover  During the month of November, we remember all our beloved dead. In a special way, we remember and give thanks for Cathedral benefactors who have left legacy gifts to the Cathedral over the years.
 
WEEKDAY MASSES OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Monday through Thursday and Saturday, the 8:00am Mass is now open to the public without prior registration. On Tuesdays, 8:00am Mass is followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, concluding with rosary at 12 Noon. Correction to last week's bulletin: we will not be adding a 12:10pm Mass to the schedule this month.
 
CONFESSIONS are heard in the Cathedral Chapel from 10:00am-11:00am on Saturday mornings.
 
Vespers and benediction on Sunday afternoons at 4:00pm is open to the public. No advance registration required.

NEW IN THE BOOKSTORE Transformed by Grief: A Personal History is a wonderful new book by Cathedral parishioner Helen Goehring. A series of essays about the transformative personal growth possibilities in the grieving process, this book is a resource for anyone who has experienced loss. The Bookstore is open limited hours Wednesday-Friday. Information, Caroline Okello, 206-382-4500 or cokello@stjames-cathedral.org.
 
ST VINCENT DE PAUL THANKS YOU A few months before the pandemic started, a little girl told her mom about a dream she had that led her mom to do something very unusual – she ordered masks for both of them. Then, as soon as news of the pandemic began to spread, this single parent stocked up on essential supplies she knew would soon be hard to find in stores. But she and her daughter live on a low-income budget that includes the costly expense of child care so that mom can work to support them both. With those extra expenses, she was unable to pay all their rent. With your support, we paid enough rent to keep them from falling behind, which also relieved some of mom's stress – thank you!  Information, Jo Ann Wiesner, 206-291-4012, wiesnerjo@gmail.com
 
Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty Tuesday, December 8 at 11:30am (note time change). Kate Hennessy, granddaughter of Dorothy Day, shares memories of her grandmother and her impact on the Catholic Church's social advocacy. Ms. Hennessy will join us via Zoom from Ireland (hence the unusual time!) as she offers a frank and reflective, heartfelt and humorous portrayal of Dorothy Day. Copies of Hennessy's book are available in  Information and registration, Patrick Barredo, pbarredo@stjames-cathedral.org.
 
OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES DURING THE PANDEMIC Catholic Community Services/Catholic Housing Services (CCS/CHS) has asked the Cathedral to provide meals for their day centers and shelters. Unopened store-bought casseroles and unopened sandwich-ingredients (bread, deli meat, vegetables and condiments) are greatly appreciated. In addition, toiletries (toothpaste, toothbrushes, soaps and shampoos, feminine hygiene products), canned ready-to-eat meals (i.e. soup or chili), cup of noodles, easy mac and cheese, K-cup coffee, cocoa and tea, individual servings of chips, crackers, granola bars and cereals have been requested. Deliver food to Cathedral Hall (803 Terry Ave.), Tuesdays, 9am to 11am. Information, Patrick Barredo, pbarredo@stjames-cathedral.org.
 
Volunteering at Operation Nightwatch will change you in ways you cannot imagine. Operation Nigthwatch is in need of cooks and servers from St. James to provide a hot to-go dinner for roughly 75 guests. Cathedral volunteers host meals on the first and third Tuesday, and second Sunday of every month. Commit to any of the times you feel called to. Cooking/kitchen experience preferred but not required. For more information or to sign up, Luke Henkel, lhenkel@stjames-cathedral.org. The guests thank you!

FOURTH WORLD DAY OF THE POOR (NOVEMBER 15, 2020) “Stretch forth your hand to the poor” This year Pope Francis uses the words from the book of Sirach to shed light on the great story of poverty that envelopes entire nations. The pandemic that the world is experiencing has brought to light a poverty that many had forgotten: fragility. By definition the poor are fragile, because they lack what is necessary and their existence depends on the generosity and solidarity of others. Go to www.vatican.va  to find Pope Francis’ message for the fourth World Day of the Poor.

FREE THANKSGIVING MEALS Freland Tamales in Green Lake is offering a humble Thanksgiving Food Bag that can feed 3 to 5 people. Sign up at https://www.frelardtamales.com/thanksgiving.html. The Cathedral Kitchen will be open on Thanksgiving Day, serving traditional Thanksgiving dinner, from 4pm to 4:30pm, to-go only.
 
St. james cathedral on social media Be sure to follow the Cathedral on social media for up-to-date information about ongoing events in the life of the Cathedral! On Instagram: @stjamescathedral. On Facebook and Twitter: @stjamesseattle. Did you know the Cathedral has a podcast? Father Ryan's homilies are available on iTunes. Just search "St. James Cathedral, Seattle" on Apple podcasts. And of course, you can always visit the Cathedral website at www.stjames-cathedral.org for up to date information on Cathedral happenings, or to sign up for our weekly e-bulletin.

JOB OPENINGS WITH IMMIGRANT ASSISTANCE We are currently accepting applications for a part-time, temporary Tutoring Assistant to assist our Tutoring Coordinator with various aspects of the tutoring program; and a full-time, permanent Online Community Builder to nurture an online Justice for Immigrants community, create and curate social media content, and develop online direct service opportunities. The application process and job descriptions can be found at www.stjamescathedral. org/immigrant. Information, Christopher Koehler, ckoehler@stjames-cathedral.org  or 206-382- 4511.

REST IN PEACE Please pray for the repose of the souls of Daniel McKevitt, Overton Berry, Jr., and Margarete Biermanski.


LIVESTREAM CONCERTS THIS WEEK
All concerts are livestreamed on the Cathedral’s Vimeo and Facebook pages, and archived there and on the Cathedral website. (vimeo.com/ stjamescathedral and facebook.com/stjamesseattle).

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20 AT 6:30PM: MUSICAL PRAYER IN THE CATHEDRAL Join us each Friday evening as our Cathedral Musicians and friends present a half-hour of meditative music to soothe the soul and bring a quiet end to a busy week. This week features Alexander White, trumpet and Joseph Adam, organ.

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 St. Margaret in Seattle, St. Andrew in Sumner, St. Columban in Yelm, and Vietnamese Martyrs in Tukwila.

 


 


 

 

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