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Feast of St James
On July 28-29, we celebrated our patronal feast, the feast of St. James, Apostle.  Here, Father Ryan incenses the image of St. James that hangs over the north entrance to the Cathedral. 

Feast of St James
At the conclusion of Mass, St. James "the Greatest" makes his annual appearance. This 18-foot puppet is operated by five people.  Watch an animation of the procession at the Noon Mass.

Parish Picnic
After the 10:00am and Noon Masses, the annual Parish Picnic on Terry Avenue.  For the sixth straight year, the picnic was coordinated by volunteers Anna Horton and Stephen Pace.  THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!

Parish Picnic
The fearless ushers grilled up hundreds of hot dogs, hamburgers, and veggie burgers.

Parish Picnic
The book sale benefits the Hunthausen Library... you never know what you're going to find!

Parish Picnic
The Nguyen family served up popcorn...

Parish Picnic
and cotton candy!

Parish Picnic
The Toucans Steel Drum Band make the picnic fun and have fun doing it!  Photo by Haley MacDuff.

Parish Picnic
Enjoying the music.


The Young Adults ran the popular Bingo Game this year.

Parish Picnic
The children of St. Matthew School in Seattle created this enormous mosaic in honor of our Centennial.  It's way bigger than life-size!

Parish Picnic
You have to hold still if you want to get your face painted.

Parish Picnic
Modeling the latest face-painting designs!

Chalk Cathedral
Photo by Haley MacDuff

Parish Picnic
The piƱata is the grand finale of the picnic each year.  It's the gift of Mike Kaminski and Ruben Deanda.

Parish Picnic
Thank you to all the volunteers who made this fun event possible.  Happy Feast Day!


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Seattle, Washington  98104
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