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Launched in 2013, both Northwest Catholic and evolved out of the former Catholic Northwest Progress newspaper, which published its last issue on June 27, 2013.

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South Sudan bishops condemn atrocities, appeal for help to prevent famine

If you haven't been following the situation in the South Sudan, this article gives a good overview and explains why the Catholic bishops of the country are stepping up their call for international aid. Severe famine is expected to hit the country by April. By Simon Caldwell Catholic News Service MANCHESTER, England (CNS) — South Sudan’s Catholic bishops asked for the world’s help to prevent mass starvation that threatens the lives o…

Northwest Catholic Journal

Every other week we send out our Northwest Catholic Journal, catching you up on our magazine and website highlights. Haven't subscribed yet? Take a look at our most recent issue.

Movie Reviews: 'Rock Dog,' 'Get Out' and 'Collide'

A trio of reviews for new movie releases Recently reviewed by Catholic News Service

Discovery of Earth-sized planets boosts hope of finding alien life

Fun fact: That newly discovered planet system that could potentially support life is named after one of the telescopes that found it. That telescope, TRAPPIST "Transiting Planets and Planetesimals Small Telescope," alludes to the exploration project's Belgian roots and Trappist beer. The quest to find life on other planets got a boost when astronomers confirmed the existence of at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a red dwarf star just 40 light years away.

#Ashtags: When posting Ash Wednesday photos, use your head

What's the most interesting comment you've gotten about your ashes on Ash Wednesday, in person or on social media? The online posting of one's ashes, often marked in the form of a cross on the forehead, thrills some people and disappoints others.

Advocates for the disadvantaged heading to Olympia March 16

Catholic Advocacy Day, a day for Catholics to head to the state capitol to speak with their legislators, is in a few weeks. More than 600 Catholics from around the Archdiocese of Seattle will talk to state legislators about housing, health care and fair treatment legislation during Catholic Advocacy Day March 16.

Ministry team cares for families at children’s hospital

This deacon and a group of Catholic volunteers serves Seattle Children's Hospital patients and their families. Rev. Martha Dimmers, manager of pastoral and spiritual care at Seattle Children’s, stands with Deacon Denny Duffell and Alicia Lanzner, a member of the volunteer-led Camillus group at St. Bridget Parish in Seattle, Wash., that ministers to Catholic patients and their families at the nearby hospital.

Pope appeals for aid as famine grips South Sudan

Conditions continue to worsen in South Sudan where civil war has led to famine. Pope Francis appealed for humanitarian assistance to South Sudan where famine threatens the lives of millions of people already suffering due to a three-year civil war.




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Grace Seattle Grace Seattle
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Seattle, 98102

Making Disciples. Serving the City.

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4515 16th Ave NE
Seattle, 98105

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Center for Spiritual Living- Seattle Center for Spiritual Living- Seattle
5801 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, 98105

The Center for Spiritual Living is the place where people from all walks of life and spiritual paths come together to learn more about themselves, about Spirit, and about how to use spiritual principles to build a better life and world.

Ocean Light Zen Center Ocean Light Zen Center
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We are a small, sincere community of Zen practitioners in West Seattle. Please join us any Sunday morning for meditation in good company.

Pacific Northwest Conference, United Church of Christ Pacific Northwest Conference, United Church of Christ
325 N 125th St
Seattle, 98133

No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here! The United Church of Christ encourages the spiritual quest of each person and its churches are places to explore that journey with no tests of creed or dogma.

Lake City Presbyterian Church Lake City Presbyterian Church
3841 NE 123rd St
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"A small church doing a disproportionate amount of good"

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NE 47th St & 16th Ave NE
Seattle, 98105

The place to be on Tuesdays @9pm! On Instagram, follow: @theinnseattle @theryanchurch

Resurgence Resurgence

Growing Leaders to Grow Churches.

UPC Young Adults UPC Young Adults
4540 15th Ave NE
Seattle, 98105

All are welcome so please come by! Discussion Board: We meet every Tuesday, 7-9 pm at UPC (Knox Rm.)

Seattle LDS Institute of Religion Seattle LDS Institute of Religion
3925 15th Ave NE
Seattle, 98105

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Rainier Beach Presbyterian Church Rainier Beach Presbyterian Church
9656 Waters Ave S
Seattle, 98118

Serving Christ by building an inclusive community that helps one another understand, experience, and reflect Christ's love.