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Religious & Concecrated Life

Charism: Greek CHARISMA, gift, from CHARIS grace; akin to Greek CHAREIN to rejoice: an extraordinary power (as of healing) given a Christian by the Holy Spirit for the good of the church.

Each religious community is a special blessing in our church, with its particular mission, spirituality, and flavor. Religious communities share much in common with each other, and yet, each one has its own unique spirit or 'charism.' Read about the religious life as it is lived in 11 communities with ministries in the Archdiocese of Seattle in a special section of The Catholic Northwest Progress.

2015 Religious Life Poster
Religious Life: Sisters, Brothers and Priests

Viva! Weekend Retreat
A weekend retreat (May 2-3, 2015) at St. Placid Priory, Lacey, for single Catholic Women (20-40 yrs. old) exploring a call to religious life.
Come & See
Sisters of St Francis of Philadelphia are sponsoring a Come & See Retreat, March 20-22, 2015, in Gig Harbor, Washington.

Consecrated Life
Prayers for Consecrated Life
Year for Consecrated Life

Visiting Laity
Ministry Clearance for Visiting Laity Brochure
Ministry Clearance for Visiting Laity

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