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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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Movie Reviews: 'Patriot's Day,' 'Sleepless' 'Live by Night' and more

Will you be heading to see a movie over your long weekend? A whole lot of movies reviewed here.

Long Crescendo // Notre Dame Magazine // University of Notre Dame

Did you know Notre Dame's new organ was made by a world-class organ builder in Tacoma? Notre Dame Magazine has something to say about the state of the world. We offer good reading, literate conversations in print and online about what makes you think, what makes you feel, what touches your soul.

Actor did St. Ignatius' spiritual exercises to prepare for priest role

Andrew Garfield says he was "so grateful for the sacred time." Actor Andrew Garfield underwent the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, as part of his preparation for playing a Jesuit priest in Martin Scorsese's new film, "Silence."

Advocates ask consumers to consider plight of seafood industry workers

You think about the mercury-level of your seafood, where it was sourced, etc. But do you think about the workers who caught and harvested it? Advocates want you to. Advocates for those who work in the world's oceans called on consumers to pay attention to the plight of workers who toil on the high seas to make seafood available.

Go in haste, be amazed, treasure

Bishop Robert Barron writes: "to those who are tempted to move into secularism, I say, don’t float on the lazy lake; rather, go in haste! Don’t settle for something less than astonishment; be amazed! Don’t fall into spiritual amnesia; treasure!" The visit of the shepherds to Mary and the Christ Child in the stable at Bethlehem hinges on three words: haste, astonished and treasured.

Movie Reviews: 'La La Land,' 'Manchester by the Sea,' 'Hidden Figures'

These three movies are racking up the awards. Here's what Catholic News Service thought of them.

Majority of recent sainthood causes come from Italy, says cardinal

Here's the country breakdown on where new sainthood causes are coming from. The overwhelming majority of sainthood causes the past decade have originated in Italy, said the head of the Vatican office responsible for investigating the causes.

Three new pastoral appointments

The appointments were effective this past fall and this month. Archbishop J. Peter Sartain has announced the following pastoral appointments.




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Plymouth Church Seattle United Church of Christ Plymouth Church Seattle United Church of Christ
1217 6th Ave
Seattle, 98101

Open and affirming, ALL are welcome Sundays, 9 am in Hildebrand Hall (casual, contemporary service) and 11 am (more traditional service) in the Sanctuary.

Grace Seattle Grace Seattle
1300 E Aloha St (Sundays)
Seattle, 98102

Making Disciples. Serving the City.

University Congregational UCC University Congregational UCC
4515 16th Ave NE
Seattle, 98105

The Facebook page for UCUCC is meant to be a presence so that folks can find out more about us and stay connected. We do want to be clear however, that this is not a page monitored regularly by pastors. Please send prayer requests to

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
9131 California Ave SW
Seattle, 98136

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
Seattle, 98125

"A small church doing a disproportionate amount of good"

The INN (Seattle) The INN (Seattle)
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

Need housing? Email Sis. Williams: Also, Blog:

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.