Social Justice Action Updates

~ Social Justice Action Updates


November 2018
It's time to gather and share our warmth: 

* Blankets and new, warm socks are ALWAYS needed at St. Francis House
169 12th Ave., Seattle 98122   Call to confirm open hours: 206.621.0945

* Clean, gently used winter coats & jackets are needed in all sizes, for both men and women

To VOLUNTEER to help deliver donated items to shelters and distribution sites
contact Judy in the parish office:   206.282.0223

"Share the Journey"  is a global Catholic campaign of
  compassion and support for migrants and refugees.

    Share the Journey Brochure:
Please click here to see suggestions on ways to be involved personally, locally and with the global Catholic campaign of care.


   St. Anne Parish is located in  State Legislative District 36
Our state senator is Reuven Carlyle:
District Office 720 N 35th St. #209. Seattle, WA 98103 (206) 545-6565. / Olympia Office 213 John A. Cherberg Building Olympia, WA 98504-0436 (360) 786-7670.  /  Legislative Hotline (800) 562-6000. 

Our representatives in the state House are:
Gael Tarleton  (360) 786-7860     email
Noel Frame  (360) 786-7814,  email

Read Seattle Bishop Daniel Mueggenborg's testimony on banning the death penalty, delivered before the WA State Senate Rules Committee:  Click here




A "Must Read": 
Washington State Bishops' Pastoral Letter on Poverty  
Who is My Neighbor?
The Face of Poverty in Washington State
Click here to read 


U. S. Bishops and Catholic Relief Services object to new Executive Orders on  migration and refugees :


St. Anne 2018-19 Social Justice Commission members:
Rebecca Weber (Chair;)  Adam Hobbins, Beth Hobbins,  Lotchie Kirch, Blandine Van De Velde, Rozella Van Meter


Tent City 5 Interbay

Still our neighbors, but relocated to
1601-15TH AVENUE W
(just north of the Garfield Bridge)
For check-list of current needs, including calendar for providing hot meals, lunch sacks and/or snacks,  visit
Right now they have a particular need for blankets and sleeping bags.
(Tents don't come with heaters!) 


The Well -
Come, join the conversation!

We are an intentional community committed to justice and compassion; a place to safely explore issues that affect mind, body, spirit, community, and world; and, a movement committed to contemplative action.For details and program descriptions, visit:



Aegis of Queen Anne
at Rodgers Park

is seeking volunteers who could lead or work with residents interested in:
Handcrafting (knit, /crochet, etc.)
Book club / discussion group
Any type of music (appreciation, perform, teach, etc.)

Click here to see Aegis' complete list of options for volunteer activities