News & Writings

September 2019

Sep 27

¿Por Qué Pierden Los Hijos El Camino?

Hay hijos que yerran el camino habiendo recibido el mejor ejemplo de sus padres Un pesar común que expresan los padres de familia es ver cómo sus hijos, al llegar a la vida adulta o incluso desde sus últimos años de estudio, abandonan su fe u optan por vivir bajo criterios opuestos a lo que ellos les inculcaron....
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Sep 27

SEEDS OF THE WORD - WHY CHILDREN LOSE THEIR WAY

Some children wander away from their true path despite the great example of their parents It is common to see parents expressing their affliction when they see how their children, as they grow into adulthood, or even earlier, still in college, abandon their faith or choose to live according to principles that go against the values they learned...
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Sep 19

Que El Desaliento No Te Paralice

Dios sabe que somos débiles y quiere fortalecernos El desaliento es enemigo del discipulado. Hay ocasiones en la vida de todo cristiano en que nos enfrentamos cara a cara con nuestra humana fragilidad, nuestra incapacidad de actuar como debiéramos, nuestra incompletitud, el no cumplir expectativas, nuestra falta de...
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Sep 19

Don't Be Paralyzed By Discouragement

God knows we are weak and wants to strengthen us Discouragement is an enemy of discipleship. There are times in the life of every Christian when we come face-to-face with our human frailty, our incapacity to act as we ought, our incompleteness, our failure to meet expectations, our lack of understanding, our infidelity to Christ, our hurt, our...
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Sep 13

El arzobispo Etienne no vivirá en la mansión: "Soy un pastor, no un príncipe"

SEATTLE (CNS) – El arzobispo de Seattle Paul D. Etienne dijo que no vivirá en la mansión de 9,000 pies cuadrados que muchos de sus predecesores llamaron hogar. En una carta enviada a los sacerdotes y diáconos arquidiocesanos 3, su primer día como líder de la Arquidiócesis de Seattle, el arzobispo...
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Sep 13

Tân Tổng Giám mục Seattle: “Tôi là một Mục tử chứ không phải là một hoàng tử”

SEATTLE (CNS) – Đức Cha Paul D. Etienne, Tổng Giám mục Địa phận Seattle, cho biết ngài sẽ không sống trong khu biệt thự rộng 9.000 mét vuông mà các vị tiền nhiệm gọi là Tòa Tổng Giám mục. Trong một bức thư gửi cho các...
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Sep 13

Archbishop Etienne Will Not Live In Mansion: ‘I Am A Pastor, Not A Prince’

SEATTLE – Archbishop Paul D. Etienne said he will not live in the 9,000-square-foot mansion on Seattle’s First Hill that many of his predecessors called home. In a letter sent to priests and deacons on September 3 — his first day as leader of the Archdiocese of Seattle — the archbishop wrote, “While the Connolly...
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Sep 6

MI PLEGARIA DE DESPEDIDA: QUE, EN MEDIO DE LAS DISTRACCIONES, NOS CONCENTREMOS EN JESÚS

Queridos amigos en Cristo: Esta será mi última columna en Noroeste Católico. Durante casi nueve años, ha sido un privilegio para mí escribir una columna mensual como un medio personal para llegar a sus hogares y compartir pensamientos sobre la fe católica, la Iglesia y los problemas...
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Sep 6

Archbishop Sartain's Farewell Words

MY FAREWELL PRAYER: AMID DISTRACTIONS, MAY WE FOCUS ON JESUS   Dear friends in Christ, This column will be my last for Northwest Catholic. For almost nine years, it has been my privilege to write a regular column as a personal means to reach your home and share thoughts about the Catholic faith, the Church, and issues of the day. Doing...
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Sep 6

ARCHBISHOP ETIENNE’S LETTER TO THE PEOPLE OF THE ARCHDIOCESE

Archbishop Paul D. Etienne has written a letter to the people of the Archdiocese of Seattle on the occasion of his succession of Archbishop J. Peter Sartain as archbishop of Seattle on September 3. To the people of the Archdiocese of Seattle, Today the Holy Father accepted the resignation of Archbishop Sartain, who has faithfully served this...
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