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Memorial Day is among the busiest of the year at Riverview Abbey. But even then, the expansive mausoleum and funeral home above the Willamette River is peaceful and monastic.

Local | Nation and World | Pope Francis/Vatican
Priest sentenced for attempted luring
VANCOUVER, Wash. — A former pastor of St. Wenceslaus Parish in Scappoose has been sentenced to serve time for an attempted luring that took place two years ago in Vancouver, Wash.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
They are praying for Venezuela
TIGARD — St. Anthony Church in Tigard is hosting prayer for Venezuela, a nation in turmoil, at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 28. The downturn in international oil prices in 2015 sent Venezuela's oil-dependent economy into freefall, immersing the country in an unprecedented crisis marked by shortages of food and medicine and social unrest.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Heading to higher ground: Tsunamis threaten coastal Catholics
“In many of those homes, there’s no need to stockpile water,” he says. “In the tsunami zone, the houses will be gone." That's an expert's take on coastal living after a tsunami.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Editorials | Letters | Submit a Letter
Left questions unanswered
Your recent article on the state mandated minimum wage increase leaves many questions unanswered.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Regarding minimum wage
Can the Oregon legislature ignore the Laws of Economics with impunity?

Monday, May 23, 2016
New Catholics
Regarding April 1 “A longing to be Catholic: fulfilled at the Easter Vigil” report about the four new Catholics; it was just wonderful. 

Sunday, May 22, 2016
Arts and Entertainment News | Crossword and Sudoku
The Nice Guys

NEW YORK (CNS) — The morally unstable tone of the clever action comedy "The Nice Guys" (Warner Bros.) is typified by the fictional resume of one of its two main characters.

Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) is a thug-for-hire in 1977 Los Angeles. Yet he's also a good-hearted soul who prefers to beat up only bad guys, especially lowlife types who prey on women.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Last Days in the Desert
NEW YORK (CNS) — "Who do you say that I am?" As has often been pointed out, this question — originally posed by Jesus to the 12 Apostles — is in fact a decisive inquiry directed by the Savior at each and every human being.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

NEW YORK (CNS) — Everything you need to know about the witless comedy "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising" (Universal), you'll learn from a description of the opening scene.

This finds suburban husband and wife Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) Radner in the throes of lovemaking — but with Kelly feeling incongruously queasy.

Sunday, May 22, 2016
Living Faith | Archbishop Sample's Column | Columns
'The joy of love,' a first look
This exhortation cannot be read in isolation. That is a danger that I frequently see when the Church issues a new document, even by the Pope. Some people will latch on to the new, thinking that this is all we need to read or know.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
The Trinity Reveals a God of Love
Of this I am sure:  any and every human attempt to express God's self-revelation and our response to that revelation is limited by the simple reality that God is too great for us ever to comprehend much less commit to writing.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Purgatory a necessary reality; that's not the case for limbo
Which of us in the presence of this Love will feel appropriately ready for this final embrace of God?

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Parish/School Life
Parish and School News | Here's What's Happening Calendar | Churches and Schools Directory
Student athletes make college commitments
Students from area Catholic high schools are headed to college next fall, with some committed to playing sports. 

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
New parish center begins construction
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Stayton has announced construction of a new Parish Center beginning in May. The 11,500 square foot building will be attached to the church via a covered walkway, and will replace the convent which was demolished in April.  Built in 1937, the convent had 14 dormitory style bedrooms which originally housed Sisters of St. Mary’s of Beaverton. 

Monday, May 23, 2016
Nativity School to celebrate 15 years
The Jubilee Year of Mercy is setting the tone this year at St. Andrew Nativity School.

The Northeast Portland middle school celebrates its 15th year of service at the annual Promoting Success Luncheon 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, June 7. Nativity, on the campus of St. Andrew Parish, is tuition-free. There have been 300 students so far at Nativity, which aims to cultivate spiritual, intellectual and personal strengths.

Sunday, May 22, 2016
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