Coming Events at St. Philomena


The Patricians will meet on this Wednesday, October 26th, at 7:00pm in the parish hall. At this meeting, we will be discussing the following questions in regards to this year’s election:

What are we to do in this year’s election?

What does our Church ask of us to consider?

Come and share your perspective and thoughts. We will provide snacks. Come one, come all.


School Book Fair

The St. Philomena School Fall Book School Fall Book Fair is Coming!


Wednesday, 7:30am to 4:30pm

Thursday, 1:00pm to 8:00pm

Friday, 8:00am to 11:30am

The book fair will be held in the St. Philomena School Library. The book fair features a great selection of quality, affordably priced Scholastic books for ages Pre-K to 8 th grade. In addition to adult novels and cookbooks, Halloween and fall themed books will also be available. With the holidays are around the corner, books make great gifts! Proceeds earned from the book fair support the St. Philomena School library.

Don’t miss out! Join Us!


Autumn Fest

October 28th is the PEP Club’s annual Autumn Fest. It will take place from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM in the Parish Hall. There will be games for students in PreK to 5 th grade. There will also be a cakewalk in which you can win baked goods, the face painting and the temporary tattoo booth. You can also go through the haunted hallway, if you dare!! Students and their parents are encouraged to come in costumes. There will be prizes for the best costumes. The kitchen will be open thanks to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, so bring the family for dinner. There will be goodies, and candy for everyone. Admission is $2.00 per person and one to two non-perishable food items for the Food Bank. All school and parish families are invited.


Youth Ministry Halloween Party

We hope you can join us for the Youth Ministry Halloween party on Sunday, Oct. 30th from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. We will be learning about All Hollow’s Eve, All Saint’s Day, All Soul’s Day and the Mexican holiday, Día de Los Muertos (The Day of the Dead). There will be Halloween activities and Halloween goodies. See you there!!


Simbang Gabi Planning Meeting

Simbang Gabi is scheduled for December 17th this year. We are starting to make plans and parishioners are invited to come to the planning meetings. They are scheduled for October 16th and 30th, November 6th and 20th, and December 4th. The meetings will be after the 10:30am Mass. Any questions or for more information, contact the parish office.


All Saints Day

All Saints Day is a Holy Day of Obligation. Come and celebrate! Stay tuned for Mass times!


All Souls Day

The annual Mass of Remembrance will be offered at Gethsemane and Calvary Cemeteries at 10:30am. Mass at Holyrood Cemetery will begin at 2:00pm.

“May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in peace.”



Scott Montgomery, award winning concert organist and recording artist, is coming to St. Philomena’s. Scott will be giving a concert on our acclaimed Burton Tidwell/Allen organ on Friday November 11, 2016 at 7:00pm. The concert is free, with a free-will offering taken to support our parish music and liturgical programs. Tell your friends!!


Marriage Encounter

Let us express God’s love through our marriages. Strengthen, renew and rekindle your marriage by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter at the Sheraton Hotel, Bellevue on November 11-13, 2016. Apply at For more information please call 206-772-2344.


Project Rachel: Healing after Abortion Retreat

Are you still looking back at your abortion story? Don’t let it be who you are. God yearns to help you see who you really are in Him, and walk the path of healing with you, to a joy you have never known before. Come on a Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat. He will be there! November 11-13, 2016. Please call Valerie: 1-800-822-HOPE (4673).


Holiday Bazaar

The St. Philomena Holiday Bazaar is looking for vendors for the Annual Bazaar on Saturday, November 19th from 9:00am to 3:00pm in the parish hall. The cost is $30 per space. Please Contact Lisa Segerstrom at 206-212-6801 or

The Knights of Columbus will be selling boxed lunches again at the Holiday Bazaar. Tickets are available through the Knights and the parish office. The menu consists of Hawaiian teriyaki chicken with steamed rice and salad, with bottled water, for $8.00 each. Side menus consist of Beef hotdogs at $1.50 each, Beef hotdogs with chili at $2.00 each. Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, and bottled water are $1.00 each.

For more events, please check the latest bulletin.