Provides accounting services to the Chancery departments, the Archdiocesan Endowment Fund and the Annual Catholic Appeal. Also acts as an information resource for parishes regarding payroll taxes.
Accounting Manager - General Ledger
Senior General Ledger Accountant
Senior Payroll Accountant
A/R Accountant (Parish Billings)
Accounting Manager - A/P and Investments
Administration and Finance
Assists the Archbishop in managing the business and financial affairs of the Archdiocese, overseeing Accounting Services, Associated Catholic Cemeteries, Property Asset Management, Parish Financial Services, Insurance-Property/Liability and the Workers’ Compensation Program.
Chief Financial Officer
Agape Service Project
The Agape Service Project fosters service, community, and prayer as participants encounter Christ and uphold the dignity of our migrant brothers and sisters. To learn more please click here.
Annual Catholic Appeal
Plans, coordinates, and executes the archdiocesan Annual Catholic Appeal which provides financial resources for more than 60 ministries and services throughout the Archdiocese. For more about the Annual Catholic Appeal, click here.
The Archbishop exercises pastoral responsibility and spiritual leadership for the entire Church of Western Washington by preaching, teaching, and overseeing celebration of the liturgy and sacraments, and by administering the temporal affairs of the Archdiocese. To learn about Archbishop Etienne, click here.
Please direct all communications for Archbishop Paul D. Etienne, except scheduling, to his Executive Assistant.
Archbishop Brunett Retreat at the Palisades
The Archbishop Brunett Retreat at the Palisades provides 55 guest rooms and exceptional meeting facilities in a beautifully secluded but convenient setting for retreats, spiritual growth and professional formation. Please visit palisadesretreatcenter.org to learn more.
Assists the Archbishop in the exercise of pastoral ministry in the Archdiocese.
Archdiocesan General Counsel
Advises the Archdiocese on legal matters.
Archives and Records Management
We serve your information needs by collecting, arranging, and preserving records that document the ministerial and business affairs of the Archdiocese of Seattle from the 1840s onward. This information is available through in person visits to our reading room, online access to digital materials, and remote reference services. We also oversee the management of current diocesan records and guide our parishes and schools in the administration of their records through policies and trainings.
To learn more about Archives and Record Management, please visit their web page here.
Associated Catholic Cemeteries
Catholic Cemeteries are sacred places for the burial of members of our Faith Community and their families. These cemeteries are signs of hope, places of prayer, and witness our belief in the resurrection promised by Jesus Christ. Evangelization and cateches is provided through education of parishioners about pre-arrangement planning as well as through scheduled opportunities for prayer. ACC also serves as a resource to all parishes regarding funeral and burial related issues. Please visit www.mycatholiccemetery.org to learn more.
Calvary Cemetery – 5041-35th Ave. NE – Seattle, WA 98105
Gethsemane Cemetery – 37600 Pacific Highway S. – Federal Way, WA 98003
Holyrood Cemetery – 205 NE 205th St. – Shoreline, WA 98155
St. Patrick Cemetery – Location: S. 204th and Orillia Rd. – Kent, WA 98032
The Auxiliary bishops assist the Archbishop with the pastoral care and administration of the Archdiocese.
Important Note: Communication for Bishop Schuster and Mary Lezcano should be directed to St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Federal Way.
Administers lay and priest health, welfare, pension plans, and payroll for the Catholic Church in Western Washington. (Note: For Payroll Personnel, see Payroll Services).
The Office of the Chancellor provides canonical consultation and services, coordinates prenuptial documentation between dioceses, is a resource for Sacramental Records including marriage dispensations and permissions, generates reports for the Official Catholic Directory, Annual General Statistical Questionnaire and the Paulist Press ORDO, coordinates the Parish Annual Report and overseas Archives/Records Management.
Provides for the overall coordination of Chancery services. The Office of Chancery Operations includes, Internal Support Services and Chancery Facilities.
Our goal is to bring the truth, beauty and goodness of Catholicism to people of Western Washington. The team collectively works to support all the communication needs of the Archdiocese. Specifically, the team produces Northwest Catholic magazine, creates content for social media and the digital channels for the Archdiocese, writes internal communications and supports communication at our parishes.
Managing Director of Communications
Assistant Director, Digital and Content