Prayer for Servants of the Church is a ministry of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women. A day each month is set aside to pray for each priest — along with a deacon, woman religious, seminarian or brother — serving in the Archdiocese of Portland. Please remember them, and all who serve the church, in your daily prayers.

O Jesus, I pray for your faithful and fervent priests and servants of the church especially (two names here). Keep them close to your heart and bless them abundantly in time and eternity. Amen.


Aug. 1 — Apostles of Jesus Fr. William Oruko, Adorers of the Holy Cross Sr. Mary Thanh Mien Nguyen

Aug. 2 — Fr. Cletus Osuji, Adorers of the Holy Cross Sr. Mary Thuy Trang Nguyen

Aug. 3 — Fr. Chrispine Otieno, St. Mary of Oregon Sr. Theresa Lan Nguyen

Aug. 4 — Fr. Zani Pacanza, Benedictine Sr. Maureen Niedermeyer

Aug. 5 — Fr. William Palmer, Sr. Angelicah Njuguna, Sisters of Mary of Kakamega

Aug. 6 — Msgr. Richard Paperini, Holy Names Sr. Anita Noé

Aug. 7 — Fr. Jae Bum (Raphael) Park, St. Mary of Oregon Sr. Ina Marie Nosack

Aug. 8 — Holy Cross Fr. Dan Parrish, Holy Names Sr. Marilyn Nunemaker

Aug. 9 — Missionaries of the Holy Spirit Fr. Juan Pablo Patino, Sr. of Jesus the Savior Christiana Nwachukwu

Aug. 10 — Fr. Delgado Victoriano Perez, Sr. for Christian Community Diana Oakley

Aug. 11 — Fr. Paul Peri, Holy Spirit Sr. Winfrida Okutu

Aug. 12 — Domus Dei Fr. Ansgar Pham, Dominican Sr. Cathy Olds

Aug. 13 — Holy Cross Fr. Claude Pomerleau, Holy Names Sr. Mary Noreen O’Leary

Aug. 14 — Holy Cross Fr. Mark Poorman, Holy Names Sr. Moe Oliver

Aug. 15 — Fr. Theodore Prentice, St. Mary of Oregon Sr. Noreen Orazio

Aug. 16 — Fr. Gerald Quintal, Providence Sr. Ana Orellana Gamero

Aug. 17 — Fr. Amalraj Rayappan, Holy Names Sr. Rosalie Orr

Aug. 18 — Benedictine Fr. Odo Recker, Sr. Juana Esperanzaa Orzua, Missionaries of the Rosary of Fatima

Aug. 19 — Benedictine Fr. Ralph Recker, Holy Names Sr. Ann Paradis

Aug. 20 — Fr. Leo Remington, Holy Names Sr. Rosemary Anne Parker

Aug. 21 — Fr. Cary Reniva, St. Mary of Oregon Sr. Marcella Parrish

Aug. 22 — Holy Cross Fr. James Rigert, Providence Sr. Margaret Pastro

Aug. 23 — Fr. Edgar Rivera-Torres, Holy Names Sr. Linda Patrick

Aug. 24 — Fr. Amancio Rodrigues, Holy Names Sr. Lucinda Peightal

Aug. 25 — Fr. Arturo Romero, St. Mary of Oregon Sr. Josephine Pelster

Aug. 26 — Fr. Dick Rossman, Sr. María Soledad Peña Arredondo, Missionaries of the Rosary of Fatima

Aug. 27 — Fr. Stephen Rowan, Adorers of the Holy Cross Sr. Mary Thai Hang Pham

Aug. 28 — Missionaries of the Holy Spirit Fr. Alexandro Rubio, Adorers of the Holy Cross Sr. Mary Thai Thuan Pham

Aug. 29 — Fr. Henry Rufo, St. Mary of Oregon Sr. Rosina Pham

Aug. 30 — Holy Cross Fr. Richard Rutherford, St. Mary of Oregon Sr. Thanh Pham

Aug. 31 — Missionaries of the Holy Spirit Fr. Roberto Saldivar, Lovers of the Holy Cross Sr. Theresa Nga Pham