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Sunday, January 17, 2021 -- The 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

ON THE COVER "Behold, the lamb of God." East Apse stained glass window, St. James Cathedral, 1994. Hans Gottfried von Stockhausen, artist.
 
FLOWERS AT THE ALTAR are offered by the Corrigan family in loving memory of Mairead Corrigan on the seventh anniversary of her death.
 
WEEKDAY MASSES OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Each day from Monday through Saturday, an 8:00am Mass is celebrated in the Cathedral. All are welcome to attend without prior registration. On Tuesdays, the 8:00am Mass is followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, concluding with rosary at 12 Noon.
 
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MASS CELEBRATION  Please join the African American Catholic Center for Evangelization and the Knights of Peter Claver  Western States District Deputies for their first virtual  Martin Luther King, Jr., 2021 Mass Celebration, January 18, 2021, 4:00PM (PST). Bishop Fernald Cheri, O.F.M., Auxiliary Bishop, Archdiocese of New Orleans, is the Presider and Homilist. Registration and Zoom link, https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwtce2rrjkqEtdnPXjpX_WkipIa_KpJGeVI
 
ST. JAMES CATHEDRAL IS HIRING AN ASSISTANT FOR SOCIAL OUTREACH AND ADVOCACY The incumbent will provide support for the Cathedral's ministries for the poor and underserved, with a particular focus during the pandemic on meal programs and care for creation. This is a 25-29 hour/week position, non-exempt. To receive a job description and details, interested applicants should download the Seattle Archdiocesan Job Application and send it with a resume, via e-mail, to Patrick Barredo, Director of Social Outreach and Advocacy, 206-619-2879, pbarredo@stjames-cathedral.org .
 
ST VINCENT DE PAUL THANKS YOU Driving children to and from school paid a young woman just enough to cover rent and other necessities for herself and her infant son. When COVID closed the schools, she lost her job. Her boyfriend could cover only part of her rent. We paid the rest of a month's rent to tide this little family over until unemployment benefits could start. Thank you for your donations to SVdP at St James, which make our rent payments possible! Information, Jo Ann Wiesner, 206-291-4012 or wiesnerjo@gmail.com .
 
JOB OPENING  The parish has an opening for a Custodian to perform basic janitorial and floor care responsibilities. This person will also work with the Cathedral Facilities staff in setting up for special liturgies and events and basic maintenance tasks. This is a full time position with an Archdiocesan Benefits package. To receive a job description and details, interested applicants should download the Seattle Archdiocesan Job Application at: http://www.seattlearchdiocese.org/Assets/HR/EmploymentApp2019Parish.pdf  and send it with a resume, via e-mail, to Tang Nguyen, tnguyen@stjames-cathedral.org .
 
OUTREACH AND ADVOCACY NEWSLETTER  Learn about upcoming events and opportunities as well as stay informed on Catholic social teaching by receiving this twice-monthly newsletter. Subscribe, outreach@stjames-cathedral.org
 
FRATELLI TUTTI: ON FRATERNITY AND SOCIAL FRIENDSHIP  In October, Pope Francis released Fratelli Tutti, an encyclical which calls us to live out our Christian duty to see the face of Jesus in our neighbors, recognizing everyone we meet as a brother or sister. This past week, Dr. Judy Mayotte spoke on Fratelli Tutti's call to restore humanity's fraternal bond, that we are all sisters and brothers. (The talk has been recorded and is available.) This coming week, a 4-week small group program will begin, for Cathedral parishioners to read, discuss and pray with this important teaching on human solidarity and friendship. Registration and information, 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 (ie soup or chili), cup of noodles, easy mac & 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 .
 
CARE FOR CREATION EVENT: 2040 FILM SCREENING Join fellow Catholic parishioners for an amazing at-home screening of this award-winning climate documentary. Drawing on the best minds from around the world to focus on climate, economics, technology, civil society, agriculture and sustainability, 2040 maps out a pathway for change that can lead us to a more ecologically sustainable and equitable future. 2040 is a story of hope, and a powerful tool to encourage people to take action. Once registered you will be able to watch the movie any time you like from January 21 to February 6. We will also have a discussion about the movie and solutions discussed in the movie on Sunday February 7. Sponsored by the St. James Care for Creation Committee, other South Seattle parishes, Intercommunity Peace and Justice Center and Seattle University Institute for Catholic Thought and Culture. Information and Registration, https://care4creation.eventbrite.co.uk.

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.

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. Paul in Seattle and on the Swinomish Reservation, and the Mission Church of St. Paul in Westport.  


 


 

 

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