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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. 
  • Vatican summit: Silence, denial are unacceptable, archbishop says
    VATICAN CITY — When presented with an accusation that a priest has sexually abused a child, "whether it's criminal or malicious complicity and a code of silence or whether it is denial" on a very human level, such reactions are no longer tolerable, said the Vatican's top investigator of abuse cases.
  • ST. BENEDICT — Mount Angel Abbey’s 2019 Winter/Spring lecture series, offers its third of four presentations in the current series on Saturday, March 9, in the Mount Angel Abbey Library. 
  • Apologists outline helpful responses to criticisms of Catholic faith
    Well-known philosopher and author Peter Kreeft and apologist Gerard Verschuuren both adopt simple yet at times challenging approaches to the truth of the faith. The short chapters and simple language make their books accessible to a variety of readers, from recent converts to those wanting to better present their beliefs to the perplexed.
  • Proof in pudding
    Acupuncture was a great influence and I am thankful that God sent me there or I wouldn’t be writing you this missive today. 
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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