Holy Rosary School celebrates its first century, and looks ahead

May 4, 2014 at 9:13 pm | In West Seattle history, West Seattle news, West Seattle religion, West Seattle schools | 1 Comment

(WSB photos by Patrick Sand)
For the second time in five years, a centennial celebration for Holy Rosary. In 2009, the church marked its 100th anniversary; today, the school. Students were part of today’s Centennial Mass, with a special guest, Seattle’s Archbishop J. Peter Sartain:

Honoring the past and looking to the future, the Mass was followed by a reception and events involving time capsules old and new:

That one was from a quarter-century ago, 1989; here’s some of what was inside:

Archbishop Sartain and Holy Rosary’s pastor Father John Madigan also presided as a new time capsule was placed:

This one is meant to be opened a half-century from now:

What’s in it? That’s supposed to be a surprise for the people who open it in 2064. Earlier centennial events included a group photo last November, featuring more than 400 students (see it in WSB coverage).

1 Comment

  1. So proud of my HRS community!! 100 years is special!

    Comment by PDH — 10:36 pm May 4, 2014 #

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