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Columns & Statements

Archbishop Sartain Biweekly columns as they appeared in
The Catholic Northwest Progress
and recent public statements by
Archbishop J. Peter Sartain
 
 
2014 Statements
 
January 14
Statement by Archbishop J. Peter Sartain regarding Eastside Catholic High School personnel action
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2014 Columns
 
Archbishop Columns in English and Spanish
Columns are now presented on nwcatholic.org
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2013 Columns
 
More than 100 years of sowing seeds, bearing fruit (Jun 27)
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'First freedom' existed before the state (Jun 13)
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Put life's timeless lessons into practice (May 23)
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Loved ones never 'removed' (May 9)
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A conclave is about God's faithfulness to his promise (Mar 7)
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The demanding cost, glorious blessing of discipleship (Feb 21)
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'My grace is sufficient' (Feb 7)
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We are to be 'people of life, people for life' (Jan 24)
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Pray for laborers (Jan 10)
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2013 Statements
 
From Archbishop J. Peter Sartain
Statement regarding Boy Scouts of America membership policy change
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Pope Francis leading us with Christ to the Father (Mar 21)
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Comunicado del Arzobispo de Seattle J. Peter Sartain
en la ocasión de la elección del Papa Francisco (13 de marzo)
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From Archbishop J. Peter Sartain
Statement on the election of Pope Francis (March 13)
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2012 Statements & Letters
 
Archbishop offers condolences to families, prayers for victims of Sandy Hook Shooting
Statement of sympathy for the victims of the shooting in the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn..
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Marriage and the good of society
A Pastoral statement by the Catholic Bishops of Washington State regarding Referendum 74
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El Matrimonio y el bien de la sociedad
Un Informe Pastoral concerniente al Referéndum 74
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Statement by Seattle Archbishop J. Peter Sartain
Regarding the scheduled Aug. 12 march in support of religious women
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Bishops’ letter on threats to Religious Liberty
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SB-6239 – Redefining Marriage (Jan 23)
Archbishop Sartain testimony to the Government Operations, Tribal Relations & Elections Committee
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2012 Columns
 
From Christmas to Calvary: A light shines in the gloom (Dec 20)
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Giving voice to our deepest longing, awakening hope (Dec 4)
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Christ is king (Nov 22)
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Examining myself in light of my pet peeves (Nov 8)
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St. Kateri tells us to look to God as she does (Oct 25)
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'Renew in our days your miracles . . .' (Oct 11)
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When life gets complicated, find a simple refrain (Sept 27)
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Upholding teaching on marriage is good for all (Sept 13)
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Be to the world 'what the soul is to the body' (Aug 30)
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How will we give witness to our faith? (Aug 9)
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A disciple's journey (July 19)
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'Our First, Most Cherished Liberty' in danger (June 21)
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Living his love (June 21)
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Listening and helping others hear God's call (June 7)
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A message and blessing for grads (May 24)
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Eucharist is food for the journey to Jerusalem (May 10)
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Fostering the universal and unifying mission of Christ (April 26)
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Easter: An invitation to take faith seriously (April 5)
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Focusing on the 'one thing necessary' (Mar 22)
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Try taking an emotional inventory during Lent (Mar 8)
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God's unsurpassed love teaches us to surrender (Feb 23)
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Real threats to religious liberty (Feb 9)
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‘Before birth, the Lord called me’ (Jan 26)
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The Lord’s call to discipleship (Jan 12)
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2011 Columns
 
Love must be lived (Dec 22)
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Experience God's Joy (Dec 8)
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The mystery of Advent (Nov 24)
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Let 'cloud of witnesses' bring inspiration, strength (Nov 10)
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Love is stronger than death (Oct 27)
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Every life must be respected (Oct 13)
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God takes our suffering upon himself (Sept 29)
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Clinging to Christ (Sept 15)
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The church's hope-filled future (Sept 1)
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On the passing of a diplomat, priest and brother (August 11)
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Witnesses of divine love in the world (June 23)
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Answering God's call (June 9)
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Dear Class of 2011 (May 26)
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They call him 'Uncle' (May 12)
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Freed by the power of life (April 21)
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Never stop seeking God (April 7)
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Giving ourselves to God more and more (Mar 24)
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Our 'bridge' in the desert (Mar 10)
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Each day in God's hands (Feb 24)
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Examining conscience helpful for course corrections (Feb 10)
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Seeing life through the lenses, lesson of Jesus (Jan 27)
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Keeping resolutions a matter of grace (Jan 13)
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