“For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me, naked and you clothed me, ill and you cared for me, in prison and you visited me…Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for the least of these, you did for me.”
(Matthew 25:35-36, 40)
Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish is committed to working with all people in need, including those in our own parish community, in our High Point neighborhood, and in the world at large. By working together in partnership with individuals, groups, and organizations, we strive to serve others with compassion and love. This outreach takes many forms—from charity and direct service to advocacy, education, and empowering solidarity. In all of our efforts, we strive to listen, learn, and work together to build up God's kingdom.
There are many ways for people to get involved in these ministries and you don’t have to be a parishioner or even Catholic! This web page provides an overview of the many programs and services that we support.
Nov 13 - Dec 18, 2013St. James Mental Health Ministry is offering a free 6-week "Food and Mood" workshop series beginning Wednesday, November 13th at 6:30pm in the Gallagher Center. Gain knowledge about the relationship between the brain and essential nutrients; become an expert at understanding food labeling; understand the correlation between exercise and depression, diabetes, good physical and mental health. Learn effective stress reduction techniques...
Dec 14, 2013
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMOriginating in Latin America, the Posada is a festival of Advent that dramatizes the search of Joseph and Mary for lodging. In many ways, the story of the Holy Family finding “no room at the inn” is the story of the immigrant. What better way to enter into that story than to participate in an actual Posada of a community of recent immigrants in Seattle?...
Jan 21, 2014
9:30 AMSave the Date! The Archdiocese just announced that the annual Mass for Life will be held on Tuesday, January 21 at 9:30am at Saint Martin's University's Marcus Pavilion...
Feb 21, 2014Save the Date! The Archdiocese of Seattle just announced that the annual Catholic Advocacy Day will take place on Friday, February 21st in Olympia. Look for more information to come.
Oct 24-25, 2014The Washington State Catholic Conference, the Public Policy Voice of the WA State Bishops, is hosting a major, statewide conference in October 2014. Details to come!
December 4, 2013 | by Jennifer IbachThere are many low-income elderly and disabled persons in our community who are struggling to live independently and stay in their own homes or apartments. Sometimes, a helping hand with grocery shopping, a ride to medical appointments, light housework or yard work can make all the difference....