During December, the Sisters of Reparation of the Sacred Wounds of Jesus and their Donnes, or lay associates, have been offering days of fasting, abstinence and prayer for local priests and seminarians. The days were to take place Dec. 14 and 19 and all were invited to join.

A Faith Alive adult formation session was scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 19, 6:30 p.m. The topic was to be the Advent journey and preparing for the great feast of Christmas. The evening was to include prayer and a light meal at Rose Hall Reparation and Prayer Center, 2120 SE 24th Ave. Portland.