Home | About Us | Subscriptions | Email Newsletter | Advertising | El Centinela | Archives | Manage My Account
  • Catholic Schools Week
    Catholic Schools Week
    Mimi Loser, a science teacher at St. Mary’s Academy in Southwest Portland, grew up in a family of female scientists, so it wasn’t until she arrived at college to pursue a chemistry degree that she realized women didn’t often have the same roles in science as men.
  • Catholic Schools Week
    Catholic Schools Week
    For seven years and counting, Cathedral School in Northwest Portland has maintained the designation as one of only two schools in Oregon to be recognized by Apple as an Apple Distinguished School.
  • Pope Francis prays for coronavirus victims in China
    Pope Francis prays for coronavirus victims in China
    VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis prayed Sunday for people infected by the coronavirus, which has killed 56 people in China.

  • Trump's appearance as March for Life speaker prompts mixed opinions
    Trump's appearance as March for Life speaker prompts mixed opinions
    WASHINGTON — The University of Notre Dame's O. Carter Snead said it was "a good thing when the president of the United States -- whomever he or she may be -- attends an event meant to celebrate and defend the intrinsic equal dignity of all persons, born and unborn."
  • VP Pence and Pope Francis discuss US pro-life movement during Vatican meeting
    VP Pence and Pope Francis discuss US pro-life movement during Vatican meeting
    VATICAN CITY — As the March for Life got underway in Washington, DC, Pope Francis and Vice President Mike Pence met in the Vatican Friday to discuss the church's commitment to the pro-life movement.
    
PreviousPlayPauseNext
Vertical thumbnails||#777777||#777777|| font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; || font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; || font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; || font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; ||ctl00_body_ctl19_rrThumbnails278||ctl00_body_ctl19_rrFullSizePhotos278||imgStartRotator278||imgStopRotator278||100||||True||No related video||,|,|,|,|,||False||39175,0|39174,1|39210,2|39209,3|39207,4||278
  • Helping St. Vincent de Paul conferences help the poor
    Joe Weston, Portland’s own real estate mogul, is a man bigger than life. Back in 1995, Weston was honored as the St. Francis Dining Hall volunteer of the year. The Southeast Portland facility was then a St. Vincent de Paul agency. Weston had served food weekly at the dining hall for 10 years. 
    He held about $250 million in real estate at the time. 
    READ MORE>>
  • 
Cultivating stewards of God’s creation at Queen of Peace School
    SALEM — Queen of Peace students are far from deficient in time spent outdoors. They are encouraged to bring appropriate gear — from rain jackets to snow boots — that corresponds with the current weather, so they are able to play carefree and are comfortable — not damp — when they return to their desks. READ MORE>>
  • Real-world science at St. Mary’s Academy
    Mimi Loser, a science teacher at St. Mary’s Academy in Southwest Portland, grew up in a family of female scientists, so it wasn’t until she arrived at college to pursue a chemistry degree that she realized women didn’t often have the same roles in science as men.
  • Mary Week at St. Agatha
    St. Agatha School in Sellwood celebrated its first “Mary Week” from Dec. 9 to Dec. 13 in honor of the Blessed Mother.
  • Trump's appearance as March for Life speaker prompts mixed opinions
    WASHINGTON — The University of Notre Dame's O. Carter Snead said it was "a good thing when the president of the United States -- whomever he or she may be -- attends an event meant to celebrate and defend the intrinsic equal dignity of all persons, born and unborn."
  • Author well-versed in law but has gaps in religious perspective
    Luke Goodrich is an attorney who has represented clients from various religions in cases involving questions of religious freedom. Some have gone to the Supreme Court. He has represented Catholic nuns who serve the elderly and the poor, and the Christian owners of Hobby Lobby.
  • From the Archives
    Now we need to cleanse our national conscience and imagination to be able to hope, dream and work for a truly caring world, one in which there will be genuine communication, true compassion and a full recognition of our connectedness and human unity.
Archbishop tells Vincentians: ‘Be the face of Christ’
TIGARD — Earlier in the day, Cyndi Kelly of St. Henry Parish in Gresham had paid a hotel bill for a woman just out of surgery.
Oregon woman shares her journey from spiritual crisis to consecrated virginity
In one of the oldest rites of the church, Miriam Marston will be consecrated to God — “mystically espoused to Christ and dedicated to the service of the church,” according to the Code of Canon Law.
Friday night at the monastery
Monthly young adult evening retreats at Mount Angel Abbey include prayer, monastic hospitality, learning about faith and sips of Benedictine brew
Music on the hilltop
ST. BENEDICT — In Damian Hall at the seminary here, Myrna Keough leads Deacon Raymond Philip Napuli through a practice of a Gregorian chant, Ave Verum Corpus. Keough sits at her piano tapping out the notes and reassessing the key in which the chant should be sung at the upcoming Mass of candidacy. Napuli stands behind her, gripping the sides of his music stand, gently following along with the music. He will chant the music with the rest of the seminary choir in a few short weeks.
Archbishop Sample ordains three men to the diaconate
‘For the service of the word of God, for the service of the altar and for the service of charity’
  • A Christmas story (well, sort of)
    Most Rev. Alexander Sample
    I hope you will indulge me this Christmas by allowing me to speak very personally. This will be the second Christmas without my dear mother, Joyce, and I must confess that I have really been missing her lately. I know that many of you find the holiday season difficult because of the loss of a loved one during this time of year, or simply because Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s evoke so many memories of happy times with them.
© 2020 Catholic Sentinel, a service of Oregon Catholic Press