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The celebration of the liturgy is central to the life of our community. It is “the summit toward which the activity of the Church is directed; at the same time it is the fount from which all the Church’s power flows” (Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, 1963). We are strengthened for service to our community and our world by prayer and especially by the celebration of the Eucharist. In turn, our ministry in the name of Jesus draws us to prayer and praise. To find out about becoming a liturgical minister at St. James--an usher, reader, altar server, or Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion--contact Corinna Laughlin, Director of Liturgy, 206-264-2086.

Celebrate the ongoing liturgical life of St. James Cathedral with the Liturgy Photo Album.

liturgy photo albums
2021-2022 Liturgy Photo Album
2020 Liturgy Photo Album
2019 Liturgy Photo Album
2018 Liturgy Photo Album
2017 Liturgy Photo Album
2016 Liturgy Photo Album
2015 Liturgy Photo Album
2014 Liturgy Photo Album
2013 Liturgy Photo Album
2012 Liturgy Photo Album
2011 Liturgy Photo Album
2010 Liturgy Photo Album
2009 Liturgy Photo Album
2008 Liturgy Photo Album
2007 Liturgy Photo Album
2006 Liturgy Photo Album
2005 Liturgy Photo Album
2004 Liturgy Photo Album

Poem of the Week: The Complete Series March 2020-ongoing
Meeting Christ: Exploring the Liturgy  September 11-October 9, 2022
Synod Synthesis for St. James Cathedral Spring 2022
The Spirit of the Liturgy: Exploring the Mass  2020
Holy Ground: History Series  2019-2020
Holy Things, Holy People: History Series  2014-2016
Year of Mercy   December, 2015-November, 2016
Creation: An Art Exhibit in the Cathedral Chapel  April 14-June 14, 2013
Divine Mercy Sunday  April 7, 2013
A new saint: Kateri Tekakwitha  October 21, 2012
Joy and Hope in Christ: Celebrating Vatican II 2012
Year of Faith 2012-2013
Results of our Parish Survey on the new Roman Missal  February, 2012
Transitioning to the new Roman Missal November, 2011
Novena in Honor of St. James  July 16-25, 2010
Explore the Pilgrim Way of St. James July, 2010
A New Pentecost: A Novena of Prayer for the Church  May 14-22, 2010
Believe, Celebrate, Live: The Eucharist  Eastertide, 2010
Beautiful new Stations of the Cross by Joan Brand-Landkamer  Lent 2010
Year for Priests  August, 2009-August 2010
Celebrating the Year of St. Paul June 28, 2008-June 29, 2009
Learn more about our Patron, James the Greater
Pope Benedict XVI's Visit to the U.S.  April, 2008
Celebrating Ghiberti's 'Gates of Paradise' March 1, 2008
Three-Year Centennial Observance Nov. 13, 2004-Dec. 23, 2007
The Centennial Gazette 2007
A Christmas Novena December, 2006
Ave Maria! How to Pray the Rosary October, 2006
This House of Prayer  July-August, 2006
Pardon and Peace: The Sacrament of Reconciliation  April 2006
Pilgrimage to Rome 2006 March 14-23, 2006

Mass for those killed on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka  April 24, 2019
Prayer for Paris in the wake of the fire at Notre-Dame  April 15, 2019
Ongoing response to the abuse crisis  Fall-Spring, 2018-2019
Prayer and Procession for Families at the Border  June 21, 2018
Ecumenical Vespers on the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation  October 13, 2017
Prayer for the victims of the terrorist attack in Nice  July 14, 2016
The Centennial of the collapse of the Cathedral's great dome  February 2, 2016
Prayer for Paris in the wake of terrorist attacks  November 13, 2015
Prayer for the victims of the shootings at Mother Emmanuel, Charleston  June 18, 2015
Prayer for the victims of the shootings at SPU  June 6, 2014
Prayer for the victims of the Snohomish County landslide  March 28, 2014
Rest in Peace, Father Gallagher September 26, 2013
Please pray for Archbishop Brunett September 13, 2013
Prayer for Peace in Syria September 7, 2013
Tragedy in Santiago de Compostela July 24, 2013
Prayer for the Victims of the Bombings in Boston April 15, 2013
Prayer for our new Holy Father, Pope Francis March 13, 2013
Prayer for our Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI February 11, 2013
Prayer for the victims of the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut December 14, 2012
Prayer for Religious Liberty June 21-July 4, 2012
Remembering 9/11  September 11, 2011
Prayer for the People of Japan  March 11, 2011
Prayer for the Victims of the Earthquake in Haiti January 13, 2010
Prayers during the Financial Crisis February 7, 2009
Archbishop Carroll's Prayer for Government  November 5, 2008
Prayer for the Victims of the Virginia Tech Shootings April 16, 2006
9/11: Five Years Later September 11, 2006
Prayer for the Jewish Community of Seattle July 28, 2006
Interfaith Prayer for Peace in the Middle East  July 26, 2006
Prayer for the City on the Eve of the SuperBowl  February 3, 2006
Prayer in Memory of Brother Roger of Taizé  August 19, 2005
Prayer for the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks in London  July 7, 2005
The Election of Benedict XVI  April, 2005
In Memoriam: Pope John Paul II April, 2005

more liturgy resources online

Explore the readings of the day, courtesy of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Visit the Taizé community in France, listen to chants, or post prayer intentions
Visit the Vatican website. Click on the "Holy Father" link to access an archive of writings by all the Popes of the past 100 years.
Access an online version of the Catechism, the Documents of the Second Vatican Council, and the Code of Canon Law.
Link to the website of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, where the relics of our patron James have been venerated for more than 1000 years.





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