PREPARES changes lives, not only for the families it serves, but also for the volunteers who serve.
As churches closed in Spokane, Catholics felt the strangeness of not being able to attend Mass.
On June 16, Bishop Thomas Daly celebrated the chrism Mass with a small congregation and only a few priests, all seated six feet apart.
Burying the dead is one of the traditional works of mercy the Church encourages.
In 1998, Lucille Lieb created the Frank, Anna, Madeleine, and Lucille Lieb Memorial Endowment honoring her family and recognizing the generous support they gave to the poor and marginalized people of the Spokane community.
As part of a grant from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, the PREPARES ministry of central Washington is lending a hand in the Spokane Diocese.
Easter 2020 will be memorable for many Catholics—our first Easter without even the option of Easter Mass.
Carrie Anderson, a cathedral parishioner, submitted a reflection on her own experience with coronavirus.
In March, I had the privilege of being interviewed for a weekly “Vocations Focus” segment on Salt and Light Catholic Radio out of Boise, Idaho.
The bishops of Washington state have issued a pastoral letter urging Catholics to practice civility in their political life called Love One Another: Practicing Civility for the Common Good.
Bishop Thomas Daly gathered with the other bishops of Region XII of the U.S. (which includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska) to participate in the Ad Limina Apostolorum visit to Rome.
When visiting communities across the diocese, I have said that one of my goals is to foster a culture in which every young person can ask the most important question of their lives: “God, how have you made me to give myself away in love?”
Archbishop Emeritus Alex Brunett served for 13 years as the ordinary in Seattle.
During Lent, we are often in such a hurry to plan and celebrate Easter that we forget that the Lenten season is a time of reflection.
As spring draws near, Catholic Charities Eastern Washington joins the rest of the Spokane region in cheering for Gonzaga University’s annual NCAA tournament run.
Renovation of the new Chancery building (located at 525 E. Mission Ave.) began in February.
Holy Family Catholic School in Clarkston, Washington, has joined the 100 Mile Club®.
Weather reporting is getting much more scientific for students at St. Thomas More, as the school’s weather station is up and running, and students are busy gathering data.
Gabe Budd of Troop 202; Jack Bithel, Austin Bithel, Hunter Van Doren, and Matthew Van Doren, all of Troop 240 (pictured L-R above) were awarded the National Catholic Committee on Scouting’s Ad Altare Dei Medal by Bishop Thomas Daly at a Mass in Deer Park.
On Nov. 6, 2019, Spokane seminarians Andy Kelly and Nicolas Castoldi reached key milestones in their journey of priestly formation.
Catholic Charities’ fourth annual Faith Journeys trip brought together 41 pilgrims from across the diocese to follow in Jesus’ footsteps through the Holy Land.
Our All Saints’ Day Celebration was a supremely saintly success!
The Diocese of Spokane Catholic Youth Conference 2020 is scheduled for March 6-8.
Every Christmas, we celebrate God’s coming into our world.