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  • Repairs at monastery

    MOUNT ANGEL — Thanks to a $117,000 grant from the Larry and Jeanette Epping Family Foundation, Queen of Angels Monastery in Mount Angel has carried out improvements to the physical plant.

  • Fr. Edward Altstock dies
    Father Edward Altstock died Dec. 2. He was ordained May 23, 1959, for the Archdiocese of Portland. He began his ministry teaching at Central Catholic High School and served in many parishes throughout the archdiocese. After retirement he was removed from public ministry according to the norms of the Dallas Charter. READ MORE>>
  • Cathedral hosts Guadalupe Mass
    It was a morning of joy, faith, tradition and community. Catholics gathered Dec. 9 at St. Mary Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland for a bilingual Mass in anticipation of the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
  • The worth of outsiders
    In “Sacred Strangers,” author Nancy Haught leads readers through six biblical accounts of outsiders, some of them well known, some unfamiliar. In each, Haught considers how the outsider teaches. Her graceful writing helps us reflect on those lessons and want to talk over the points with others.
  • We must wonder how many will truly celebrate Christmas this year, making it the best ever? What is meant by a "true celebration"?

The Archdiocese of Portland and Young Life
Continuing a trend of cooperation between Catholics and Evangelicals in Oregon, the Archdiocese of Portland and a prominent youth ministry will team up to reach young people who are alienated from their church.
Abbey timber raising
MOUNT ANGEL — The Benedictine Brewery and Taproom took a giant step closer to becoming a reality here on Nov. 10, as more than 50 Benedictine monks, seminarians and community volunteers joined a construction crew in an old-fashioned timber-raising party.
Medieval board game offers realistic moral choices
Loyalty — invented by La Salle Prep religion teacher Edward Kendrick — has been compared to Risk. But unlike that fight-spawning classic, Loyalty can reward those who are patient and able to form relationships.
Seminary benefit dinner 2017
A dark wall isn’t usually encouraging. But when 140 black-clad students from Mount Angel Seminary stood shoulder-to-shoulder to sing on Nov. 5, the crowd at the Oregon Convention Center was thrilled.
A century of All those Saints
All Saints Parish in Laurelhurst ended its centennial celebration with Mass and a brunch in honor of the communion of saints
  • O death, where is thy victory?
    Most Rev. Alexander Sample
    “Death is swallowed up in victory. O death, where is thy victory? O death, where is thy sting? The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, who has given us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” (1 Corinthians 15: 54-57)
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