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Welcome to the Archdiocese of Seattle

The Archdiocese of Seattle serves nearly a million Catholics in Western Washington, including 170 parishes, 73 schools, with over 60 ministries and more than 500 weekly Masses celebrated in eight languages. The archdiocese stretches from Canada to Oregon and from the Cascade Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.

Meet our Bishops

What we believe

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Response to abuse crisis

Our commitment to action and transparency to address the abuse crisis in the Archdiocese of Seattle.

History and Archives


When missionary priests arrived in the 1830s, do you think they envisioned today’s archdiocese? Read more about our local church history.

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Archives and Records Management

Search for historical documents, sacramental records, photos and more in the Archives of the Archdiocese of Seattle.

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