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Marylhurst grad program May-August

It was Memorial Day in 1922 when Sgt. Walter Schaffer’s body was carried by his comrades into Northwest Portland’s St. Mary Pro-Cathedral for his funeral Mass.“Through all the city a hush of reverence has descended, for the observance of this Memorial Day is in the presence of the body of Sergeant Walter Schaffer, hero of Soissons, the...

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Writer Doyle dies at 60
Brian Doyle, award-winning author and editor of Portland magazine for 25 years and columnist for the Catholic Sentinel, died May 27 from complications related to a brain tumor.

Sunday, May 28, 2017
Abortion-fund ban supported

The Archdiocese of Portland is encouraging Catholics to sign the Stop Taxpayer Funding for Abortion petition to qualify a measure for the next general election in Oregon.

The proposed law would block the use of state funds on elective abortions.

Friday, May 26, 2017
Catholic inmate no longer on death row
SALEM — A Catholic inmate on Oregon’s death row was transferred to the general prison population in January. A lay Catholic minister at Oregon State Penitentiary says Greg Bowen has been joining other inmates for Mass, something he could not do while he was isolated as a candidate for execution. 

Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Staying prepared for 'grief pockets'

Looking back over the past four years, I can't pinpoint when or where the scale tipped. When my days became more "not-grieving" than grieving.

Monday, May 29, 2017
Reading the signs of the times

The recent tragic death of a rock musician has me thinking about St. Benedict.

Saturday, May 27, 2017
Combating untruthfulness today
Could the reason many feel down these days be frustration with not learning the real truth and feeling duped? If so, how might we combat these anxieties best?

Friday, May 26, 2017
Arts and Entertainment News
Friar-turned-lawyer writes novels about lawyer-turned-friar

 WASHINGTON (CNS) — Even though William Brodrick gave up the monastic life in the Augustinian order, just before priestly ordination, to be a lawyer, another call also had been tugging at him. It was persistent, and it didn't let go.

Monday, May 29, 2017
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
NEW YORK (CNS) — Iconic and eccentric buccaneer Capt. Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) hoists the black flag for a fifth time in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" (Disney). The result is a flashy but ultimately unsatisfying journey for the theme park ride-based franchise that first set sail in 2003.

Sunday, May 28, 2017
Everything, Everything
NEW YORK (CNS) — Cynics beware: The teen-oriented romantic drama "Everything, Everything" (Warner Bros.) bears more than a little resemblance to one of those fairy tales involving a princess locked up in a castle who needs a handsome prince to rescue her.

Saturday, May 27, 2017
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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Regis says goodbye to graduates
STAYTON — Regis High School will graduate 43 seniors at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 4, at the school. Valedictorian is Aidan Tabor. Branden Stuckart and Kerst Kingsbury are salutatorians.

Monday, May 29, 2017
Marist sends 117 graduates into the world

EUGENE — Marist High School will graduate 117 seniors in the class of 2017.

Baccalaureate Mass is set for 7 p.m. Friday, June 9, at St. Paul Church. Graduation begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 10, in the Marist gymnasium.

Saturday, May 27, 2017
St. John Fisher graduates 30
St. John Fisher School in Southwest Portland sends forth 30 graduates at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, at St. John Fisher Church.

Here are the graduates: Taylor Andreas, Fiona Lenth, Katherine Barragar, John Magaddino, Maxwell Barton, Joshua Martin, Megan Birrell, Lucia Menendez, Patrick Bruce, Joseph Moore, Sam D’Ambrosio, William Osborn, Ellen Danahy, Lillian Pham, Ben Eilers, Lillianna Rosebrook, Luke Formiller, Anna Schwab, Molly Grant, Luke Spitznagel, Paige Grant, Reece Sullivan, Mari Huglin, Grace Taylor, Ava Krippaehne, Miles Wells, Joseph Lairson, Danielle Weston, Max Lavey and Adam Wolfe

Friday, May 26, 2017
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