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  • High ranking for UP
    The University of Portland is now ranked second out of 127 institutions listed among regional universities in the West, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine.
  • Immediate test results help teachers, schools
    Standardized testing has changed since the days of filling in small circles for a week straight and then waiting four months for results.
  • New encyclical topic of class
    “Fratelli Tutti,” Pope’s Francis’ 92-page encyclical letter on social friendship and hope in society, is the topic of an online Zoom class set to begin at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15. Members of St. Ignatius Parish in Southeast Portland are guiding the sessions.
  • Twelve young apostles minister at OSU
    CORVALLIS — Twelve apostles are at work on the campus of Oregon State University this year.
  • La Salle Prep show supports homeless teens
    MILWAUKIE — This fall, La Salle students produced a free online show featuring performances and artwork by La Salle students. The show aired Oct. 28 on YouTube. It was the first in a series of “Artist Aiding Artists” events designed to raise money for people in need by showcasing La Salle students’ artistic talent.
  • Legendary coach carries Catholic values into life
    The head coach of Lake Oswego High School football is a devout Catholic who regularly attends Mass at Jesuit High, his team’s archrival.
  • New altar consecrated for Salem parish
    SALEM — Recently, on the feast of St. Vincent de Paul, Archbishop John Vlazny consecrated a new altar at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Salem and delivered a positive view of the relationship with God.
  • For centuries, the Catholic Church has dedicated November as a month of prayer for the deceased. Since its founding in 1901, the University of Portland has observed the custom.
  • Camp Howard sweatshirts for sale online
    CYO/Camp Howard now has an online store with the chief item being a special edition grey hoodie with a large Camp Howard logo on the front.
  • Amid smoke, they prayed for the unborn
    SILVERTON — Despite a pandemic, wildfires and thick smoke, a small group gathered Sept. 12 at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery here for National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children.
  • Parish honors cranberry royalty
    BANDON — Praise, congratulations and acclamations of loving approval for Bandon’s 2020 Cranberry Queen, Elli Schulz, were voiced during Mass recently at Holy Trinity Church here.
  • Living out faith differently
    Teaching religion online has plenty of obvious drawbacks. 
  • Remembering the fire that took their school
    It was July 16, 1970. Tim Maguigan, his three brothers and some of their friends walked through the empty and blackened halls of their academic home — North Catholic High School. The smell of smoke lingered.
  • Valley Catholic brings the classroom to students
    BEAVERTON — Since Valley Catholic students cannot come to classrooms this fall, Valley Catholic is bringing the classrooms to the students.
  • Back-to-school changes at The Madeleine
    The pandemic has brought many changes to The Madeleine School in Northeast Portland, beyond just distance learning.
  • St. Joseph School offers online after-school activities to help students cope with isolation
    SALEM — St. Joseph School here is using engaging challenges to help students fight the problems that come with isolation during the pandemic.
  • Holy Redeemer Parish in North Portland is holding a virtual five-week Marriage in Christ Seminar.
  • New principal for St. Clare
    St. Clare School in Southwest Portland has welcomed Chris Harris as the school’s principal.
  • St. Agatha welcomes new principal
    St. Agatha School in Southeast Portland has appointed a new principal: Leslie Jones. The 109-year-old school community welcomed their new leader July 1.
  • St. Mary’s Academy launches leadership program for student-athletes
    As St. Mary’s Academy students start school this fall, it is not just the academic program that will move to an online format. Everything from assemblies to Mass to extracurricular activities have been reimagined for a digital environment, including athletics. 
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