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  • Honors to go out at Blanchet House brunch
    Honors to go out at Blanchet House brunch
    On March 7, Blanchet House of Hospitality will host its annual brunch to raise funds for work that alleviates suffering among the homeless and jobless of Portland. During the online event, awards will go to those the agency calls “extraordinary people who have selflessly served the community.”
  • Wisconsin student gives car won in raffle to co-worker who biked to work
    Wisconsin student gives car won in raffle to co-worker who biked to work
    With the season of Lent underway, Bridges had already gotten an early start on the practice of almsgiving. Now she's working on something else.

    "I'm trying to give up sarcasm for Lent," she said. "I'm just a very sarcastic person."
  • Pope Francis says seeing a psychiatrist helped him with anxiety when he was younger
    Pope Francis says seeing a psychiatrist helped him with anxiety when he was younger
    Pope Francis has said that seeing a psychiatrist in Argentina helped him with anxiety when he was a younger priest in an interview published in an Argentine newspaper Saturday.
  • Help for troubled marriages
    Help for troubled marriages
    Couples who feel angry with each other, alone or frustrated are invited to consider a Retrouvaille weekend in Oregon. The Catholic-founded program has helped tens of thousands of couples who are experiencing difficulties in their marriages.
  • St. Dominic entrusted this Marian icon to nuns in Rome 800 years ago
    St. Dominic entrusted this Marian icon to nuns in Rome 800 years ago
    Eight hundred years ago, a barefoot St. Dominic carried an icon of the Virgin Mary across Rome to entrust the Marian image to a new community of cloistered nuns, who have safeguarded the icon within the walls of their convent to this day.
    
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  • Honors to go out at Blanchet House brunch
    On March 7, Blanchet House of Hospitality will host its annual brunch to raise funds for work that alleviates suffering among the homeless and jobless of Portland. During the online event, awards will go to those the agency calls “extraordinary people who have selflessly served the community.” READ MORE>>
  • Help for troubled marriages
    Couples who feel angry with each other, alone or frustrated are invited to consider a Retrouvaille weekend in Oregon. The Catholic-founded program has helped tens of thousands of couples who are experiencing difficulties in their marriages. READ MORE>>
40 Days for Life
Tina Fortin remembers the sound of a tiny vacuum. She was 14, pregnant, and at an abortion clinic. “My child, my baby, was violently torn apart and removed from my womb,” Fortin told about 100 abortion foes gathered outside Planned Parenthood here Feb. 20.
Our parish refuses to let COVID-19 win
Know, grow, go. Knowing Jesus personally, growing in that relationship, going forth and making a difference. That’s the mission at Holy Trinity here, a vibrant parish that previous to COVID-19 typically had 3,000 people at Masses each weekend. We committed early on that we wouldn’t let COVID-19 compromise our mission.
Group captures prayer power of widows
There's a new Catholic team in western Oregon preparing to fight evil and pray for good — widows. The church has officially recognized the potential spiritual superheroes.
Archbishop Howard 1977 interview
The Catholic Sentinel has converted a 1977 interview with Portland Archbishop Edward Howard into a video available on the newspaper’s website. The actual interview starts about 55 seconds in.
Religious freedom rally
More than 400 flag-waving, rosary-toting demonstrators huddled outside the Oregon Capitol Saturday afternoon to press against state coronavirus limits on church attendance.
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