Welcome to my website!

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  • My name is Fr. James Northrop, and I am Roman Catholic priest serving in the Archdiocese of Seattle, WA.
  • I was ordained on June 7, 1997 by the late Archbishop Thomas J. Murphy.
  • I am the pastor of St. Brendan Parish and School.
  • Please take a little while to look around the website. I am constantly adding new things to it.
  • I send out a devotional thought each day called “The Daily Thought”. You can sign up to receive them daily.

I have served in the following parishes and have the following extra duties from the Archbishop

Current Assignment

Pastor St. Brendan Parish (Bothell)

Other Duties

State Chaplain Catholic Daughters of the Americas 2002-Present

Spiritual Director Western Washington Catholic Charismatic Renewal 2005-Present

Past Assignments

Parochial Vicar St. Michael Parish (Olympia) 1997-2000

Pastor Sacred Heart Parish (Enumclaw) 2000-2005
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Featured Video

Joey McCoy joins Ralph to share his testimony and highlight i.d.9:16, Renewal Ministries outreach to young adults.

Pastor’s Corner
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