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  • Former publisher John Limb honored
    The retired head of Portland-based Oregon Catholic Press has been inducted into the Association of Catholic Publishers Hall of Fame. READ MORE>>
  • Donors keen on ministry of bouncing back
    Speakers uttered the word “resilience” 28 times March 16 during the annual Celebration of Hope dinner benefitting the work of Catholic Charities of Oregon. The theme was clear: if the church forms relationships with people having a hard time in life, that helps them bounce back from difficulties in a way that lasts.  READ MORE>>
  • Nose in a book
    Second-grader Noah Saalfeld peruses pages during the annual Sacred Heart book fair in Gervais. The benefit event, coordinated by volunteer librarian Marion Zellner, is “a really outstanding event that the kids look forward to every year,” said Judy Adams, the school’s technology instructor.
  • A caring priest
    St. Agatha Parish, you are very fortunate to have such a caring priest.
Rite of election
About 750 Oregonians stood in churches last month to affirm their intention to become Catholic at Easter. At the liturgies, called rites of election, the names of Catholics-to-be are written in large books signed by a bishop, an act of welcome and hope from the entire Catholic Church.
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.
  • 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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