2020 11 10 St C Ebulletin

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November 10,2020  Parish eBulletin



St. Catherine of Siena Parish
Called to follow Jesus and imitate His way of life


Daily Mass:  Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9:00 am.  You do not need to pre-register, but come a few minutes early to sign in. 

Weekend Mass:  5:00 pm on Saturday and 9:30 am on Sunday.  Pre-registration is preferred and walk-ins are welcome as long as there is space. Come early to sign in. REGISTER HERE

For all Masses:  Continue to do a self-health check prior to attending and use hand sanitizer before entering and before leaving the church.  Thank you.
See Father Patrick's letter for more information on attending Mass.  (LINK)

Streamed Mass:  St. Catherine continues to offer streamed Mass on Sundays at 9:30 am from our Facebook page .  The Archbishop’s dispensation for attending Mass continues until further notice.  STREAMING MASS LINK

Church open for Private prayer:
Tuesdays, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm,    Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Fridays, 10:00 am - Noon
Saturdays, 3:30 - 4:30 pm - confession offered at this time also.
A mask and social distancing is required for everyone's safety.  



As in the past, Donations made to the parish on Thanksgiving day as loose cash or in a Thanksgiving envelope, will go to our St. Catherine St. Vincent de Paul Chapter to meet the needs of our neighbors.   In addition, any Thanksgiving envelopes we receive in the mail will also go toward St. Vincent de Paul.  

Thank you for all your generosity!


Advent rings and candles ($5 each) and greens will be available outside after Mass on November 25th at 10:30 am to take home.  We hope you can stop by to pick up a set!

If you would like to listen to Archbishop's seven minute video
on the Spirituality of Stewardship,

Click here.
or watch below:


Baptismal classes at St. Catherine have been scheduled for the 2020-21 year.  Please see our parish website for forms and dates.  For questions contact Fr. Patrick.


Thanksgiving Day on November 26th  at 9:00 am.

Immaculate Conception on Dec. 8 at 9:00 am only.

No Advent Penance Service or Simbang Gabi this year.

Christmas Eve Masses at 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm with carols starting a half-hour before each.

Christmas Day Mass at 9:30am with carols starting a half-hour before.

January 1st - Feast of Mary, Mother of God,  Mass at 9:00 am.

Christmas Wreath and Poinsettia Sale



The Marjorie Ryan Circle of ACC will be delivering locally grown mixed noble fir Wreaths and nursery-quality Poinsettias once again to St. Catherine School and Parish, for the 16th consecutive year! We truly appreciate your annual order every year and are so happy to be able to bring a little Christmas tradition and joy to you during an unusual year! 

Please see our attached electronic order-form, or use our paper order-forms that came in your school envelopes last week. Please return your orders via your school envelopes, to the school or parish office, by email or mail them. We are able to take Venmo for payment for the first time this year, but we still need your specific order information from the order-form, even it you pay by Venmo. We are also still happy to take payment by check, along with your completed order form.  For Venmo use: @accwreathsale & 6258

Delivery will be outside the back door of Victoria Hall/gym, facing the parking lot, in an no-contact, drive-thru or walk-up capacity on Tuesday, November 24th and Tuesday Dec. 1st. POINSETTIAS in the smaller 6” size are still available for order, but the deadline for the large plants has passed.  Orders for Wreaths and 6” poinsettias can be placed up until November 13th. Questions: Please contact Gayle Kaplan- gayle@kaplan1.com or (206)714-9258

Parish Input Is Needed for the New Pastoral Plan
Archbishop Etienne and the new Archdiocesan Pastoral Council have begun
the process of creating a new vision for all ministries of the Archdiocese of
Seattle. That process has entered a new phase and you are now invited to
provide input that will help create a first draft of the new plan.   
 CLICK here to give your input

Parish Solidarity Fund is being utilized by needy parishes.  

Read the Archbishop's letter.  LINK

November 12, 12-1pm  Virtual Gathering
to discuss the death penalty,  restorative justice, and racial justice  with Washington State Allies. 

For more information:   LINK 



We’re excited to announce that sign-ups for BEST ADVENT EVER 2020 are now open!

This year, Matthew Kelly will be giving powerful daily video reflections on the Gospel readings all through Advent. And we’re calling it Let Your Soul Shine—because that’s what the world needs from you now more than ever!

Do you want to have an incredible 2021? It starts right now—with you signing up for BEST ADVENT EVER.

Sign up here!


You can make your pledge online at this link:      STEWARDSHIP PLEDGE FORM

We are grateful to those who have returned their Parish Stewardship Yearly Commitment Renewal Card. 
GOAL:      40%
TO DATE:      21%    (118 pledges)

We ask that every family return a card.   You may mark "unable to give at this time" if that is best for you.    Thank you!

November Opportunity for Parishioners and Parishes
A 10% discount to those who Pre-Plan Catholic burial through November 30. ACC (Associated Catholic Cemeteries) will donate $100 to your parish for each parish household who pre-plans.
LEARN more

Unauthorized Ministry
The archdiocese has received reports that a priest of the Missionaries of the Divine Mercy of the “Old Catholic Church” is in the greater Seattle area and has been celebrating Masses and sacraments, including Confirmation. Monsignor Fermin Rosas Garcia, from California, is part of the “North American Old Roman Catholic Church,” which is not in communion with the Roman Catholic Church and not affiliated in any way with the Archdiocese of Seattle. 
Read more about this.



Save the Date!
Theology on Tap
December 1, 7-8:30pm
National guest speaker Father Agustino Torres from Corazon Puro!. 


Weekly Scroll Newsletter for Young Adults (age 18 - 39!)
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Read "At Home with Faith"
New issue every Thursday.
This week we celebrate All Saints' and All Souls’ Day. Learn more about these two beautiful celebrations and how they can enrich our lives and our faith.
SHARE At Home with Faith

Washington State Catholic Conference

WSCC Catholic Advocacy November Bulletin
Read it here.  

Rachel’s Corner - Hope and Healing After Abortion – for women and men

“I rejoice in what I have gained: a deeper relationship with Christ and my son, and knowledge of the truth that one day I will be reunited with them in eternity.” -Male retreatant testimonial

Fathers involved in abortion decisions need healing, too.  Call for a listening ear.

Call for a compassionate, confidential conversation and learn about our virtual healing opportunities.

In-person retreats have been postponed until 2021.

English: (206) 920-6413

Español: (206)-450-7814  

Email projectrachel@ccsww.org. Visit us at www.ccsww.org/projectrachel or www.facebook.com/projectrachelww.

Project Rachel is a program of Catholic Community Services.

You are loved with an everlasting Love!

The Catholic Bishop Abuse Reporting Service (CBAR) has been established to receive reports of sexual abuse and related misconduct by bishops, and to relay those reports to proper Church authorities for investigation. Where a report includes a crime, such as the sexual abuse of a minor, it will also be reported to civil authorities.  ReportBishopAbuse.org  (800) 276-1562

PARISH PRAYER LIST (forward names you wish to add for prayer)

Please continue to pray for our fellow parishioners listed in our bulletin.  Let the parish office know of any updated information.  Thank you. 


Ann Adley
Patty Bailey
Mary Baresh
Vicki Basta
Eric Bowen
Beth Bruder
Chris Burr
Jim Butler
Tom Butler
Joe Byrne
Christie Chilke
Conchita Constan

Wally Desharnais
Don DeVera
Jeff Dills
Raquel Dills
Bridget Dobson
Terry Dougherty

John Firlotte
Rosella Flanigan
Nancy Flynn
Lorraine Garske
Martha Giullermo
Tom Harris

Jimmy Hinnebusch
Jane Hughes
Patrick Kelly
Mary Kohli
Chris Lee
Grace Liang
Kevin McDevitt
Dan McMullen
Jason Nolander
Sam Patterson
Taylor Peacock
Kaila Rants

Nancy Reid
Janet Ross
Frank Shea
Sylvia Sheehan
Joe Simon
Steve Srithongsuk
Barbara Stukowski
Jeff Tuculet
Dean Uyeda
Gregory Welyczko
Stephen Werner 
Jeannie Wells
Fonny Widjaja
Carol Young





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