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Suburban Auto Graduation 2017

The archbishop told the two candidates, who hope to be ordained priests next year, that they are to die to themselves and abandon themselves to God’s will “in order to serve God perfectly.” Those who see their ordination as about themselves lose the spirit of holy orders, the archbishop said.




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Trump nominates Callista Gingrich ambassador to Vatican

WASHINGTON — As he prepared to meet Pope Francis for the first time, President Donald Trump formally nominated Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, to be the new U.S. ambassador to the Holy See.



Saturday, May 20, 2017
Prudence, pastoral concern guided Medjugorje commission, member says
VATICAN CITY — If the Catholic Church recognizes as "worthy of belief" only the initial alleged apparitions of Mary at Medjugorje, it would be the first time the church distinguished between phases of a single event, but it also would acknowledge that human beings and a host of complicating factors are involved, said a theological expert in Mariology.

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Commission reportedly thought first seven Medjugorje visions were real
VATICAN CITY — The commission that now-retired Pope Benedict XVI established to study the alleged apparitions of Mary at Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina, reportedly voted overwhelmingly to recognize as supernatural the first seven appearances of Mary in 1981.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
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The archives!
Then it hit me: the Catholic Sentinel archives. This vast database of Oregon Catholic history, online and searchable, right at my fingertips.

Monday, May 22, 2017
Now it's up to us
The website is very well done with plenty of interesting articles and helpful resources. Now it is up to the rest of us to use the resources to carry out the mission of this center.

Sunday, May 21, 2017
Why have we forgotten how early Christians loved?
In the last four years we have heard the constant drumbeat from Pope Francis to go out to those in need, those on the fringes, and to be with them to help in ways that maintain human dignity. We seem to be nowhere near meeting the need.

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Arts
Arts and Entertainment News
Examination of Mencken's writings on religion has lessons for today
Henry Louis (H.L.) Mencken was a popular American writer and critic during the first half of the 20th century. Born and raised in Baltimore in a prosperous German family, Mencken began his career as a journalist in the Baltimore newspaper but gained national prominence as an author, book reviewer, magazine editor, and as a critic of American life and democracy, amazingly so because he was largely self-educated.

Monday, May 22, 2017
'American Epic' chronicles American roots in music
NEW YORK (CNS) — Robert Redford narrates director Bernard MacMahon's exceptional documentary "American Epic," a chronicle of the lasting impact of American roots-music recordings made in the 1920s.

The series, which premiered on PBS stations Tuesday, May 16, continues Tuesday, May 23, 9 p.m.-10 p.m. PDT and concludes Tuesday, May 30, 9 p.m.-10:30 p.m. PDT.



Sunday, May 21, 2017
Snatched
NEW YORK (CNS) — There's a kernel of goodness at the heart of the mother-daughter comedy "Snatched" (Fox). But the minority of grown viewers for whom the film is acceptable will have to wade through a veritable cesspool of bad taste to approach it.

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Faith/Spirituality
Living Faith | Archbishop Sample's Column | Columns
Bios of the two newly ordained deacons 

Two men were ordained deacons on the path to priesthood in a rite May 20 at St. Mary Cathedral in Portland. 

Archbishop Alexander Sample ordained Brent Crowe of the Archdiocese of Portland and Santiago Feu of the St. John Society to a life of service. Both hope to be ordained priests next year. 



Monday, May 22, 2017
Archbishop Sample's schedule

Archbishop Alexander Sample’s schedule through June 4. 



Friday, May 19, 2017
A year of prayer for our priests
“A Year of Prayer for our Priests” is a ministry of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women. We share the joy of this devotion with all Oregon Catholics. A day each month is set aside to pray for the names of priests serving in the Archdiocese of Portland. Please remember them and all priests, deacons and religious in your daily prayers.

Friday, May 19, 2017
Parish/School Life
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Memorial Day Mass to be held in Scappoose
St. Wenceslaus Parish, 51555 Old Portland Rd. in Scappoose, hosts an annual Memorial Day service and lunch Monday, May 29. The ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. with massing of the colors, flag folding, a three-volley salute and taps, followed by the rosary for deceased service members and veterans. A memorial Mass for service members and veterans begins at 11 a.m. It includes a soldier’s cross made of rifle, boots and helmet. Then comes noon luncheon with the missing service member ceremony and a toast. All are invited to the event, sponsored by Catholic War Veterans of Oregon.

Monday, May 22, 2017
St. Mary's Academy valedictorian is a STEM star
St. Mary’s Academy will celebrate the graduation of 190 students at noon Saturday, June 3, at the University of Portland’s Chiles Center. Valedictorian is Lucy Cummins and salutatorians are Helen Buck and Maggie Rohling.

Monday, May 22, 2017
St. Anthony graduates 47
TIGARD — Forty-seven eighth-graders from St. Anthony School here will graduate at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 14, in St. Anthony Church. A reception will follow in Francis Hall. Here are the graduates: Connor Adamy, Molly Block, Grant Carufel, Alexander Casias, Taryn Collier-Burke, Kristina Do, Athena Doherty, Brody Dorsh, Blake Ekberg, Elija Fishler, Averi Fuchs, Danny Fuchs, Reagan Geil, Sophia Goodell, Jack Gray, Rolin Griffiths, Corinna Hatfield, Amanda Henry, Reid Jucar, Jayden Kaske, Hayden Kaufmann, Kean Khouri, Eli Kuzniar, Samuel Lazo, Payton Link, Giselle Machorro Avila, Stefanie MacKinnon, Broderic McCarthy, Griffin Mentzer, Phoebe Mikolaj, Giselle Morales, Bennett Nasser, Jacob Ness, Kayla Paloma, Jerome Petrin, Justin Pham, Hunter Redding, Amanda Rocha, Stanley Schoppe, Savannah Short, Lauren Snook, Nathan Timmins, Vishnu Vijayakumar, Tiffany Vu, Michael Wanner, Jordan Woodin and Madeline Woodruff



Saturday, May 20, 2017
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