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December 24-25, 2009.  The Nativity of the Lord.  Nearly 7,000 people celebrated Christmas at St. James Cathedral.  Click here for the photo album.

Monday, December 21, 2009.  We celebrated the vigil of the Solemnity of the Dedication of the Cathedral.  The Cathedral was dedicated by Bishop Edward J. O'Dea on December 22, 1907, 102 years ago today.

Friday, December 18, 2009.  Today Archbishop Brunett gathered with the Chancery staff for a Mass celebrating his 12th Anniversary of Installation as Archbishop of Seattle.

Sunday, December 12, 2009.  We gather for the annual celebration of Simbang Gabi.  Click here for the album.

Sunday, December 6, 2009.  We celebrated the Rite of Admission to Candidacy for twenty-five men who feel called to explore the possibility of ordination to the permanent diaconate.

Sunday, December 6, 2009.  The children of the parish gather in the north transept for the lighting of the Advent Wreath.

Saturday, December 5, 2009.  The colorful celebration of Madre de las Americas gathers Catholics from across Western Washington.  Click here for the album.

Thanksgiving Day at St. James Cathedral
Thursday, November 26, 2009.  At the beautiful Mass on Thanksgiving Day, we bring gifts of food for the poor and place them around the altar at offertory time. 

Sunday, November 22, 2009.  We celebrate the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King. 

Monday, November 9, 2009.  At the conclusion of our annual Mass for the Deceased Homeless, we gather in the courtyard as the tower bell is tolled 85 times in remembrance of the men, women, and children who died homeless in King County this year.

Sunday, November 8, 2009.  Parishioners David Unger and Anna Horton, married in the Cathedral this past July, share their story on Sacrificial Giving Sunday.  Click here to read their talk.

Monday, November 2, 2009.  The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed--All Souls Day.  Click here to view the album.

Sunday, November 1, 2009.  We observed the Solemnity of All Saints with special solemnity this year.  Click here for the album.

Sunday, October 4, 2009.  At the Noon Mass, we celebrate a "First Sunday Youth Celebration," which included a blessing of children, parents, and catechists.

Sunday, September 27, 2009.  Twelve wonderful people were received into the full communion of the Catholic Church at the Sunday evening Mass.

Saturday, September 26, 2009.  Our E.M.s, Ushers, Servers, and Readers gathered for their annual liturgy day.

Thursday, September 10, 2009.  The Cathedral Choir gathered for their annual retreat.  They will return in all their glory at the 10:00am Mass this Sunday.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009.  Father Ryan offered Mass with the O'Dea High School community as they began their new school year.

Choir Camp 2009
August 10-14, 2009.  Our annual Choir Camp brought children together for prayer, fun, and above all--music.  Click here to visit the Choir Camp page.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009.  A large group of pilgrims, walking for Immigration Reform from Bellingham to Tacoma, joined us for the 5:30pm Mass.

Feast of St. James
Sunday, July 26, 2009.  The Feast of St. James.  We celebrate our patronal feast day with solemn Mass in honor of James, followed by our annual parish picnic. Click here for the album.

Friday, July 24, 2009.  Bishop Eusebio Elizondo presided at a special Mass in honor of his 25th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood.

Saturday, July 18, 2009.  We celebrated the wedding of Anna Horton and David Unger.  Anna and David met at the Cathedral, where both are actively involved in many ministries.

Thursday, July 16, 2009.  We celebrated the Funeral Mass of our much-loved Deacon Joseph R. Curtis.  Click here to visit the photo album and online place of prayer.

Saturday, June 27, 2009.  At the funeral Mass for Linda Condes, our longtime coordinator of Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, more than 80 "EMs" formed an honor guard in the west aisle.

Friday, June 26, 2009.  We celebrated the Mass for Deceased Bishops on the 12th Anniversary of the death of Archbishop Murphy.

Father Todd Strange
Sunday, June 14, 2009.  A memorable day for St. James Cathedral:  Father Todd Strange who came into the Church through the St. James RCIA and was baptized at the Cathedral in 2001, offered his Mass of Thanksgiving.  Click here for the album.

Corpus Christi Procession 2009
Sunday, June 14, 2009. Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.  The 10:00am Mass concluded with the traditional procession with the Blessed Sacrament.  Click here for the album.

SU Baccalaureate Mass
Saturday, June 13, 2009.  In the afternoon, we celebrated the Baccaulareate Mass with the graduates of Seattle University.  Click here for more images.

Ordinations 2009
Saturday, June 13, 2009.  Five men were ordained to the priesthood today, including our own parishioner Todd Strange.  Click here for the album.

Pentecost at St. James 2009
Sunday, May 31, 2009.  We celebrated the great feast of Pentecost.  Click here for an album.

Thursday, May 28, 2009.  We celebrated the Baccalaureate Mass for Holy Names Academy this afternoon.  Our own parishioner Siobhan Corrigan received the Holy Names Award for outstanding service to the community.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009.  In the evening, the 84th annual Baccalaureate of O'Dea High School was held at St. James Cathedral.

Sunday, May 24, 2009.  After the Noon Mass, the children of the parish led a rosary procession, which concluded with a crowning of Mary in the Cathedral Courtyard.

On Saturday, May 23, 2009, Bishop Elizondo celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation with more than 30 young people and adults.  Click here for the album.

First Communion 2009
Sunday, May 17, 2009.  Twenty-three children received Holy Communion for the first time today.  Click here for an album of photos of a wonderful celebration!

Sunday, May 10, 2009.  On Mother's Day, the children of our Children's Faith Formation Program offered a special tribute to Mary, our Mother.

Saturday, May 9, 2009.  We celebrated the Sacrament of Baptism with eight beautiful children.

Ordination of Deacons, St. James, Seattle
Saturday, May 2, 2009.  Five men were ordained to the permanent Diaconate today.  Click here for the album.

Sunday, April 19, 2009. We celebrated the Sacrament of Baptism with twelve beautiful children at the 10:00am Mass.

Yom HaShoah 2009
Thursday, April 16, 2009.  Yom HaShoah: Remembering the Holocaust.  Survivors of the Holocaust participated in this special service of remembrance which gathered Jews, Christians, and Muslims together in a common prayer.  Click here for the album.

Easter Vigil at St. James Cathedral
Saturday, April 11, 2009.  Father Ryan chants the Exsultet at the great Easter Vigil.  Click here for the Triduum album.

Friday, April 10, 2009.  Father Robert Barron preaches on the Seven Last Words at the Tre Ore Service on Good Friday.  Click here for more images of the liturgies of the Sacred Triduum.

Thursday, April 9, 2009.  At the conclusion of the Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord's Supper, the Blessed Sacrament is carried in solemn procession to the tabernacle. Click here for more images of the liturgies of the Sacred Triduum.

Wednesday, April 8, 2009.  Cantor Dan Jinguji chants the Lamentations of Jeremiah at Tenebrae on Wednesday of Holy Week. Click here for more images of the liturgies of the Sacred Triduum.

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, 2009 at St. James Cathedral
Sunday, April 5, 2009.  Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion.  We begin the solemn celebration of Holy Week.  Click here for the album.

Chrism Mass, St. James Cathedral
Thursday, April 2, 2009.  Archbishop Brunett presides at the annual Chrism Mass. Click here to view the album.

Sunday, March 22, 2009.  At the second of the three Scrutinies of the Elect, we pray that the Elect may receive "living water," like the Samaritan Woman we heard about in today's Gospel.

Saturday, March 21, 2009.  The parish of Holy Family in White Center made their annual pilgrimage (on foot) to St. James Cathedral.

Sunday, March 15, 2009.  The children of the parish prayed the Stations of the Cross with Father Ryan following the Noon Mass.

Thursday, February 26, 2009.  Our catechumens celebrated the Rite of the Election in the Cathedral.  At this Rite, they meet the Archbishop and are enrolled in the Book of the Elect.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009.  Father Ryan imposes ashes on Father Tom Marti on Ash Wednesday.

Monday, February 23, 2009.  Today, ten new Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion were commissioned.

Sunday, February 19, 2009.  At the 10:00am Mass, we welcomed nine people into the Full Communion of the Catholic Church.

Friday, February 13, 2009.  We were privileged to welcome ministers from downtown churches of many denominations to our weekly TaizĂ© Prayer around the Cross.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009.  On this Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, the World Day of Prayer for the Sick, we celebrated the sacrament of the anointing of the sick.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009.  We mark the feast of St. Blase, the 4th-century bishop and martyr, with a special blessing of the throats.  The blessing recalls an incident in the life of the martyr when he saved a boy who was choking to death.

Monday, February 2, 2009.  The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord.  Exactly 40 days after Christmas, we celebrate a feast in honor of Christ's presentation in the Temple. The Mass begins with a blessing of candles.

Sunday, February 1, 2009.  At our First Sunday Youth Celebration, children join in the procession with lighted candles, anticipating tomorrow's Feast of the Presentation.

Saturday, January 31, 2009.  Children celebrate First Reconciliation.

Sunday, January 25, 2009.   On the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, children carried hand-made icons in the procession.  We welcomed Father John Endres, SJ, as our guest preacher.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009.  The Countywide Prayer for Christian Unity was held in the Cathedral.

Sunday, January 18, 2009.  Our annual celebration of the Santo Nino--Holy Child took place at the Noon Mass.

Saturday, January 17, 2009.  Archbishop Brunett presided at a special celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Saturday, January 10, 2009.  Tom McMichael, formerly a Lutheran minister, was ordained to the priesthood.

Sunday, January 4, 2009.  We celebrated the great feast of the Epiphany.

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