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MANILA, Philippines — Gunmen claiming to have links with the Islamic State group threatened to kill hostages, including a Catholic priest, who were taken from the southern Philippine city of Marawi May 23.




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Hispanic students express fear, uncertainty in wake of immigration clampdown

Countless immigrants across the country and here in western Oregon live in a climate of fear sparked by actions in the new administration, including President Donald Trump’s plan to build a U.S.-Mexico wall, his executive order on immigration enforcement and a number of highly public raids.

Alongside the concerns of adult immigrants are the worries of their children. At dinner tables and in classrooms, young Latinos are trying to make sense of overheard conversations, the onslaught of immigration-related stories disseminated by news outlet and activist, and — foremost — the instability in their families.

 


Wednesday, May 24, 2017
July conference at UP to focus on joy
The 35th annual Summer Conference, this year called “Where There is Darkness, Light: The Everyday Practice of Joy,” will be held at the University of Portland July 26-30. The conference aims to provide clergy, religious and lay people of all ages the chance to grow in faith through study, prayer, art and play in a group setting. 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Pope, English church leaders offer prayers after Manchester Arena attack

MANCHESTER, England — Pope Francis decried the "barbaric attack" on concertgoers in Manchester, adding his voice to Catholic leaders dismayed at what British officials said was the deadliest case of terrorism since 2005.



Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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From the Archives

The occasion is the solemn observ­ance of Mother’s Day, which incident­ally is a special feast at the Sanctuary, to which the privilege of celebrating a “Mother’s Day Mass” has been ac­corded by papal rescript.



Thursday, May 25, 2017
Tips for parents

On the blog New Liturgical Movement, Peter Kwasniewski lamented what he termed “spiritual illiteracy” among many Catholics. Who can argue? I think most Catholics, myself included, feel they have an inadequate knowledge of the faith.



Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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
Arts
Arts and Entertainment News
Alien: Covenant
NEW YORK (CNS) — Once you've seen one vicious extraterrestrial gnaw its way out of a human body from the inside, you've seen 'em all. Or so at least the jaded — or squeamish — moviegoer might be tempted to think.

And yet, the success of the durable "Alien" franchise, which dates all the way back to 1979, and was last added to by the 2012 reboot "Prometheus," would seem to argue otherwise.



Wednesday, May 24, 2017
'Blackwood Crossing' a top choice for a spiritually rich video game

NEW YORK (CNS) — When you hear that a video game is about death, certain awful images quickly come to mind: stolen "Grand Theft Auto" cars being wrecked; a first-person shooter dispatching the enemy; ultraviolent war-themed titles. "Blackwood Crossing" (PaperSeven) is about mortality, but it has none of the usual crunching tropes that subject matter might at first suggest. Rather, this immersive, strange yet beautiful game is about how two young orphans deal with the demise of their parents.



Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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
Faith/Spirituality
Living Faith | Archbishop Sample's Column | Columns
Archbishop Sample to ordain two new priests
Archbishop Alexander Sample will ordain Deacons Zani Pacanza and Hans Mueller to the priesthood at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 3, at St. Mary Cathedral. 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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
Parish/School Life
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Next step: Jesuit class of 2017 to commence June 4
Jesuit High School sends 335 students from the class of 2017 into the world next month. Baccalaureate is set for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at the school.

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Holy Trinity sends forth 28
BEAVERTON — Holy Trinity School blesses and says farewell to 28 eighth-graders in a graduation rite set for 6 p.m. Monday, June 12, in Holy Trinity Church. Here are the graduates: Camille Allen, Braden Clark, Matt David, Joseph Edmonson, Joseph Flaig, Yelena Gangelhoff, Nick Ginter, Cole Holthaus, Tom King, James Lang, Samantha Le, Gabe Llaguno, Nathan Lulay, Vanessa Martinez, Cole Merrill, Ben Mustonen, Jack Mustonen, Ethan Nguyen, Zoe Nguyen, Tanner Olson, Tyler Olson, Thien Phan, Charlie Pickard, Monse Quesada, Jake Sagapolu, Callista Shultz, Nate Shuster and Amit Valluri

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
St. Pius to graduate 32 eighth-graders
Graduation for the 32 eighth-graders at St. Pius X School in Northwest Portland begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, in St. Pius X Church.

Valedictorian is Marissa Kuo and salutatorian is Cassie Badger.


Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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