St. John Mission: 100 years and still going strong
Last updated 9/8/2021 at 1:29pm
Better late than never.
Last year marked the 100th anniversary of St. John Mission church, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the celebration was postponed.
A year later, congregation members gathered outside for the church's Centennial Celebration and a catered brunch. What followed was good conversation and plenty of memories.
Until 1919, the Catholic community in Mukilteo worshiped in a home on Second Street. But later that year, St. John Mission was born. On Christmas Eve of 1919, Father Leo Hansen said the first mass.
St. John has always been a mission, meaning that it has no resid...