Word & Communion Service (No Mass):
10:30 a.m. -- Friday, Aug. 29
No Word & Communion Service & No Mass:
10:30 a.m. -- Monday, Sept. 1 -- Labor Day
Mass of the Holy Spirit (All School Mass):
10:30 a.m. -- Tuesday, Sept. 2 -- All are welcome!
RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA)
Begins Thursday, Sept. 4, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., School Library
Are you an adult who has never been baptized, or baptized in another Christian faith, and exploring the idea of becoming Catholic? Please join us for our opening session in the RCIA process to learn more.
RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS FOR CHILDREN
(RCIA for Children)
This is the process for children ages 7- to 17-years old seeking Baptism in the Catholic Church. The children will learn about and participate in the Catholic faith and prepare for the sacraments of initiation. Registration is on Sunday, Sept. 7, 9:30 - 10:45 a.m., in the Stafford Room. All sessions take place on Sunday mornings.
K-12 FAITH FORMATION & SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION
Please join us for the registration day that matches your child/children's age and sacramental needs:
Sunday, Sept. 7, 11:30 a.m. - 12:25 p.m., Gym: First Reconciliation & First Communion (Year One & Year Two candidates);
Sunday, Sept. 14, 11:30 a.m. - 12:25 p.m., School Library: K-5
Sunday, Sept. 14, 11:30 a.m. - 12:25 p.m., Gym: EDGE & LifeTeen
Monday, Sept. 15, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., School Library: Confirmation
(Year One & Year Two Candidates)
YOUTH CONFIRMATION INFORMATION NIGHT
Monday, Sept. 15, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., School Library
This evening is for all Year One (generally Sophomores) and Year Two (Juniors or Seniors who attended faith formation last school year) Confirmation Candidates and their parents to learn about the Parish's preparation program for this sacrament.
HARVEST FESTIVAL IS BACK--SEPT. 19-21!
COMMUNITY STRONG FOR 125 YEARS!
Celebrate Assumption Parish's place in the community during our festive gathering for all ages! Enjoy food, drinks, music, games, vintage cars, and contests of speed, strength, and wit! All profits go to support Assumption Catholic School's vision of Excellence in Body, Mind, and Spirit since 1913!
Volunteering at the Festival is not only fun, but contributes to the success of this community event! Choose from the following areas to sign up for a shift:
Used Book Sale
CORNERSTONE CATHOLIC CONFERENCE:
Building a Culture of Life
Friday, Oct. 24, 7:00 p.m. & Saturday, Oct. 25, all day
Greater Tacoma Covention & Trade Center
Join Archbishop Sartain, Bishops Cupich, Tyson, and Elizondo and many more at this conference focused on the sanctity of life. It is an adults only conference with special events for young adults aged 18- to 28-years-old. Ticket cost includes Friday evening and all day Saturday with lunch provided. Registration and more details are available at www.CornerstoneCatholic.com.
The Church of the Assumption is a vibrant Roman Catholic faith community in the heart of Bellingham, Washington. As Catholics, we seek to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ who is our Way, our Truth, and our Life. We continually strive to follow the example of our Blessed Mother--and Patron--who is the model of compassion and discipleship.