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Pastor's Page 2020-07-26

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 7/21/20

Dear Parishioners: Please remember to say a prayer for the late Archbishop, Raymond G. Hunthausen, on his Second Anniversary of his death (Archbishop Hunthausen’s funeral was on August 1, 2018 and was buried at St. James Cathedral Crypt.) He was the Archbishop of Seattle from 1975 to 1991. Archbishop ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2020-07-19

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 7/15/20

Dear Parishioners:

**Congratulation Archbishop Paul Etienne on Receiving the Pallium**

The pallium, a special vestment worn around the shoulders by a metropolitan archbishop, represents the archbishop’s responsibility as a shepherd and is a sign of his communion with the Holy See. Each year, the pallia for new or newly-assigned ... Read More »

Pastor's Pages 2020-07-15

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 7/05/20

Dear Parishioners: I hoped that you also had a wonderful celebration of July 4 (Independence Day) this past week. What a great day to remember and celebrate the reality of who we are as a nation and as a people to continue to set high the value of Freedom, ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2020-06-28

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 6/26/20

Dear Parishioners: We’ve begun our limited public Mass last weekend. I’m echoing the sentiments of many parishioners who are prepared and ready for limited gathering for Eucharistic Celebration again ... It’s great to be back!  What a JOY it is to see a familiar face of many of you, ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2020-07-05

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 6/26/20

Dear Parishioners: This weekend is our third week back from the process of re-opening limited public Mass. Hopefully, the extra steps that you have to do before Mass are becoming familiar to all of you already.  I want to thank all the volunteers, ministry coordinators and parish staff who ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2020-06-21

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 6/14/20

Dear Parishioners: WELCOME BACK TO RE-OPENING LIMITED PUBLIC MASS AT ST. GABRIEL PARISH Please check the Parish Website for the new Mass times And the procedures to sign up and getting ready for each Mass (only 50 people)

  HAPPY FATHER’S DAY …. To all Fathers, we give thanks ... Read More »

Pastor's Pages 2020-06-07

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 6/08/20

Dear Parishioners: As both counties, Kitsap and Mason, move to Phase 2 of Re-Opening Business, our two parish, Gabriel – South Kitsap and Prince of Peace – Mason, are also in preparation for limited Re-Opening Mass as well. There are steps for our two parishes’ plans of limited re-opening ... Read More »

Pastor's Pages 2020-06-14

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 6/08/20

Dear Parishioners: A Chrism Mass, where the Archbishop gather representatives from all parts of the Archdiocese to prepare for the TRIDUUM (three great days – Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday - or the combined of the Great Day before Easter) and also to bless the three different ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2020-05-31

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 5/26/20

Dear Parishioners: HAPPY PENTECOST …  HAPPY BIRTHDAY OF THE CHURCH …Come Holy Spirit – Renew the face of the Earth and renew the Church. When the event of Pentecost occurred over 2000 years ago, the apostles were transformed by their “encounter with the Holy Spirit”. They were changed “spiritually”; ... Read More »

Pastor's Page 2020-05-17

Posted by Kurt Lawrence on 5/20/20

Dear St. Gabriel Parishioners: As the weeks of the Easter Season draw on, especially this Sixth Sunday of Easter, we hear more and more in our Scriptures about God - The Holy Spirit. In the forty days between Jesus’ Resurrection – Easter Sunday and Jesus’ Ascension to Heaven – ... Read More »


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