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Blessed Sacrament Church
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View from 8th Ave NE
47°40′00″N 122°19′03″W / 47.66667°N 122.31750°W / 47.66667; -122.31750
Location Seattle, Washington
Denomination Catholic
Religious order Dominican
Weekly attendance 1,100+ families
1,000+ students
History
Founded December 6, 1908
Founder(s) Fr. Francis Driscoll, O.P.
Dedicated October 4, 1925
Architecture
Heritage designation National Register of Historic Places,
Seattle Landmark
Designated January 12, 1984 (NRHP)
March 2, 1981 (Seattle)
Style Neo-gothic
Administration
Parish Blessed Sacrament
Deanery North Seattle
Archdiocese Seattle
Clergy
Prior Fr. Augustine Hilander, O.P.
Assistant Fr. Thomas Aquinas Pickett, O.P.
Pastor(s) Fr. Dominic David Maichrowicz, O.P.
Chaplain(s) Fr. Jordan Bradshaw, O.P.
Fr. Marcin Szymanski, O.P.
Br. Paschal Strader, O.P.
Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Priory, and School
NRHP reference No. 84003479
Added to NRHP January 12, 1984

The Church of the Blessed Sacrament is a Roman Catholic parish within the Archdiocese of Seattle serving Seattle's University District. It is the only parish in the archdiocese owned and operated by the Order of Preachers and is within the jurisdiction of the Western Dominican Province. The church building, its rectory, and parish school building were added to the National List of Historic Places in 1984. Damage from the 2001 Nisqually earthquake led to extensive repairs in 2010. It ministers to the Catholic student population of the University of Washington through the Prince of Peace Newman Center, which is the fifth-oldest Newman Center and first to be run by the Dominican Order.

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