Cathedral Bulletin | January 5, 2022
  • Mass times for this weekend
  • Poem of the Week: "The Darkling Thrush"
  • Contemplative Evening Prayer this Friday at 6:30pm
  • Safe Talk Training on January 13
  • Grief Support Group begins January 25
  • News and Notices
  • Opportunities to Serve
Mass Times for the Baptism of the Lord
Saturday, January 8, 2022

5:30pm MASS
in-person only

Sunday, January 9, 2022

8:00am MASS
live-streamed on VIMEO | FACEBOOK

10:00am MASS with Infant Baptisms
live-streamed on VIMEO | FACEBOOK

12:00pm MASS
in-person only

4:00pm Vespers with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
in-person only

5:30pm MASS
in-person only
Poem of the Week: The Darkling Thrush
Scott Webster reads Thomas Hardy's "The Darkling Thrush," and Corinna Laughlin offers commentary
Contemplative Prayer Friday 1/7 at 6:30pm
SafeTalk Training 1/13
Grief Support Group begins 1/25
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News and Notices
CAPPELLA ROMANA CONCERT POSTPONED The Cappella Romana concert that was scheduled for January 14 has been postponed due to concerns about the omicron variant of COVID-19. The new date is not yet determined – visit for more information.
REST IN PEACE Please pray for the repose of the souls of those who will be buried from the Cathedral in the coming days. The Funeral Mass for Ramone LaMadrid will be Friday, January 14 at 11:30am. The Funeral Mass for Father Jan Larson will be on Monday, January 17 at 10:00am. The Funeral Mass for Thomas Crawford will be Monday, January 17 at 12:10pm. Eternal rest grant to them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them.
SANTO NIÑO CELEBRATION On Sunday, January 16 at 12 Noon Mass, we will have our annual celebration of the Santo Niño, the Holy Child. All are invited to bring their own images from home for the blessing.
NEW YEAR’S EVE CONCERT RESCHEDULED TO FEBRUARY 5 The St. James Cathedral Cantorei and Baroque Chamber Orchestra will present music of Vivaldi and Corelli on February 5 at 8:00pm, in a concert marking the end of the Christmas season. Passes and more info at (Passes that were purchased for the postponed 12/31 concert will be honored at the door.)
HEALTHY BODY, HEALTHY MIND, HEALTHY PLANET Thursday, January 20 from 7-8pm via Zoom. Are you looking to make a positive change in the new year? If you would like to learn about practical, effective ways to enhance your health and the health of the planet, come join our “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, Healthy Planet” program. Information, Blake Steller,
WELCOME BACK is an invitation to take another look at the Catholic Church for those who, for one reason or another, have been away. If you yourself – or someone you know – is disillusioned, longing for community, or hungry for something more, Welcome Back might be just the right place to safely express these concerns. A new six week series will begin Thursday, January 20. Information, John Simpson, 206-654-4658 or
FAITH FRIENDS Do you know a child or teen age 7-18 with physical, cognitive and/or intellectual disabilities? Faith Friends begins in January 2022 and will be a unique blend of our Faith Mentor, Children’s Faith Formation program, and an inclusion ministry. Information, or
Opportunities to Serve
ST VINCENT DE PAUL SEEKS NEW MEMBERS The beginning of a new year is often a time to set new goals. If you are looking to make a change in your routine and grow in your faith, consider joining St Vincent de Paul as an inquirer. As an inquirer one can learn more details about how we visit our neighbors to extend a helping hand as well as experience a visit with an experienced Vincentian before making a commitment. Please prayerfully consider joining SVdP. May God bless you in 2022! Information, Jo Ann Wiesner, 206-291-4012 or

WELCOMING AFGHAN NEWCOMERS St. James has formed a Sponsor Circle to welcome a family of four newcomers from Afghanistan. Volunteers will help with securing housing, stocking the pantry, accessing healthcare, connecting children to school, finding employment, etc. You can help by joining our welcome team, committing to at least four hours monthly over the next six months. We are also looking for donations of new or gently used household items, or gift cards to purchase these items. Information, Erica de Klerk at
CATHEDRAL KITCHEN We continue to serve 80 to 100 take away meals with limited seating in the Cathedral Hall 6 days a week. We are looking for a few volunteers to collect donations from local partner grocery stores, using the new Cathedral Kitchen van. Information, Mick McHugh or Maria Tally,

VOLUNTEER TUTORS FOR IMMIGRANTS Do you have a few hours each week to help an immigrant learn English? No prior tutoring or teaching experience necessary. All tutoring is currently done remotely. Immigrant Assistance staff provide ongoing support. Information, Sayuko Setvik,

CARING CALLS MINISTRY Caring Calls is outreach to people who live alone or would like to have more social connections. Volunteer callers offer regular supportive contact and friendly conversation. They are community and spiritually-minded individuals who understand the call of Christ to care for each other. They want to make a difference in someone’s life. Perhaps it is yours? If you or someone you know would like to receive regular phone calls from a fellow parishioner, contact Nancy Granger, 206-382-4269 or
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