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  • Village to transform more lives

    “This is so great. Wow.”

    Debbie Haskett stepped over mounds of gravel and dirt, weaving in between brightly colored tiny houses marveling at what will soon offer shelter and community to women like herself — those who know the fear and fatigue of life on the streets.

     

     

  • Recidivism and redemption

    Bradley Scott Vollmer has spent more than a third of his life in prison. He’s robbed banks and sold narcotics, all in an effort to get high, get numb and forget.

  • WATCH: Cardinal Cupich asks for new structure to ensure bishops' accountability
    VATICAN CITY — The Catholic Church needs "new legal structures of accountability" for bishops accused of sexual abuse or of negligence in handling abuse allegations, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago told the Vatican summit on safeguarding.
  • At summit, survivors expose 'cancer' of clergy sex abuse
    VATICAN CITY— "Every time I refused to have sex with him, he would beat me," an abuse survivor from Africa told Pope Francis and bishops attending the Vatican summit on child protection and the abuse crisis. The meeting began Feb. 21 with the harrowing stories of survivors of sexual abuse, cover-up and rejection by church officials.
  • WATCH: Vatican summit opens with acknowledgment of evil committed
    VATICAN CITY— Opening the Vatican summit on child protection and the clerical sexual abuse crisis, Pope Francis said, "The holy people of God are watching and are awaiting from us not simple, predictable condemnations, but concrete and effective measures" to stop abuse.
    
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  • Village to transform more lives

    “This is so great. Wow.”

    Debbie Haskett stepped over mounds of gravel and dirt, weaving in between brightly colored tiny houses marveling at what will soon offer shelter and community to women like herself — those who know the fear and fatigue of life on the streets.

     

     

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  • Recidivism and redemption

    Bradley Scott Vollmer has spent more than a third of his life in prison. He’s robbed banks and sold narcotics, all in an effort to get high, get numb and forget.

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  • ALBANY — St. Mary Parish here will host a centering prayer workshop Feb. 16.

    Centering Prayer is a method of prayer revived from ancient teachings in the Catholic Christian contemplative heritage that emphasizes prayer as listening to God in silence. 
  • 'In prison and you visited me'
    The walls at Columbia River Correctional Institution in Portland were recently painted, the floors newly waxed. The scene was set Dec. 7 for Archbishop Alexander Sample to celebrate Mass here and to welcome a new Catholic into the faith.
  • How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
    NEW YORK (CNS) — In his 1922 book "What I Saw in America," the great Catholic writer G.K. Chesterton reflects on how beautiful New York's Times Square would be for someone who couldn't read. Similarly, the animated adventure "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" (Universal) would benefit from being shown without sound.
High tea for a high purpose
Our Lady of Peace fundraiser also convenes the Catholic community
Archdiocese of Portland schools plan
Educators convened Jan. 17 to weigh in on a plan to sustain western Oregon Catholic schools and expand access.
'Deadly serious'
Concerned how clergy sex abuse is affecting faith, Archbishop Alexander Sample gathered with young Catholics Dec. 20 to answer questions about the scandal.
New Marian prayer site dedicated
Our Lady of Peace Retreat in Beaverton has a new outdoor prayer space that focuses on peace and healing at the feet of Mary.
Off the streets
Faith is helping a former altar boy restore a life stalled by addiction and homelessness
  • Let’s talk about something else
    Most Rev. Alexander Sample
    I have been meaning to write about a very significant and exciting experience for the Church in the United States for some time. Unfortunately, recent events in the Church involving the abuse crisis took center stage. While those problems are still very important and in need of attention, let’s talk about something else for a moment, namely the V Encuentro.
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