News & Updates

Brothers to honor brothers at annual Yakima Celebration of Faith event

September 20, 2016

“They are brothers and Catholic priests who have demonstrated years of devotion to Catholic education throughout their decades of ministry in the Diocese of Yakima.”

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Brighten Your Fall – and Your Life – with ‘Magnificat’ Classes

September 5, 2016

“A As Fall officially begins and the days grow shorter and darker, it’s the perfect time to brighten your spiritual life! Stop and think. When was the last time you […]

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La Salle graduate to receive full-tuition scholarship to Saint Martin’s

August 24, 2016

“A first for the university and a first for Yakima. A 2016 graduate of La Salle High School has been named a recipient of a full-tuition scholarship to Saint Martin’s […]

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World Youth Day: Pilgrims Glimpse the Universal Catholic Church

August 5, 2016

“Two groups of pilgrims from the Diocese of Yakima went on a journey of faith last month to World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland.”

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Catholic church plans end-of-life seminar

May 20, 2016

“Although death is an important subject, most people don’t relish talking about it, so local Catholic organizations want to help.”

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Parents honor their late daughter with scholarship at La Salle High School

February 26, 2016

“Duane and Vicki Heine wanted to establish a $500 annual scholarship and succeeded, but the process took more work and effort than expected.

Not only did they raise thousands of […]

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CW Catholic Foundation shines light on faithful education boosters

October 2, 2015

“You see them time and time again — the seemingly tireless people who help make Catholic schools succeed.

They’re principals and teachers, support staff, volunteers, parents and boosters. They come […]

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Upcoming Celebration of Faith To Highlight Catholic Education, Leaders

September 5, 2015

“In today’s world, where so many feel alienated despite a flood of so-called “social media” and there is a breakdown in the sense of community, the role of Catholic education […]

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New executive director named at Central Washington Catholic Foundation

May 26, 2015

“Kathleen Wilmes has been named the new executive director of the Central Washington Catholic Foundation, the organization announced Friday.

She succeeds Dan Fortier, a founding board member and executive […]

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Founder, director of local Catholic Foundation retiring

March 13, 2015

“The executive director of the Central Washington Catholic Foundation is retiring May 31.

Dan Fortier has been with the foundation since 2002, when he was one of four founders.”

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