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JERUSALEM — One of the last ceremonies in which former Israeli President Shimon Peres participated as a public figure took place in the Vatican Gardens in June 2014, the last month of his presidency. Along with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, he planted an olive tree at the invitation of Pope Francis.

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Laicization case for local priest now at the Vatican
The case for the laicization of Father Ysrael Bien has gone to the Vatican. Father Bien apparently fled to his native Philippines last year while police were investigating a spy camera found in a restroom at St. Francis Parish in Sherwood.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Oregon Benedictine to lead college institute
LACEY, Wash. – Benedictine Sister Gertrude Feick of Queen of Angels Abbey in Mount Angel has been chosen to lead the Benedictine Institute at Saint Martin’s University here.

Monday, September 26, 2016
Mass to honor health care workers set for Oct. 8
Health care workers and their families are invited to a Mass in their honor at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at St. Mary Cathedral. Archbishop Alexander Sample will be celebrant.

Sunday, September 25, 2016
Editorials | Letters | Submit a Letter
Shedding labels and moving forward
A speaker at a conference a few years back shared how he overcame adversity and reached success through hard work. He also shared how his life could have been much different.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Reverence for the name of Jesus
Given the fact that the holy name is so often and so casually abused in today's world, perhaps all of us have a duty to ask the Lord's forgiveness and seek to make reparation.

Monday, September 26, 2016
Reading, a social good

A recent study reported in The New York Times (Aug. 3) determined that people who read books live an average of almost two years longer than nonreaders. Indeed, the lives of readers are likely to be not only longer but deeper.

Sunday, September 25, 2016
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Cappella Romana launches 25th season
For this weekend’s opening of Cappella Romana’s 25th anniversary season, the professional vocal ensemble performs a reprise of its debut performance in 1991.

Friday, September 23, 2016
Guitar tapper to come to Portland

Christie Lenée performs at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 23 at Mississippi Studios. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Sept. 23.

Lenée’s guitar work is often compared to Michael Hedges, Joni Mitchell and Dave Matthews, fusing folky playfulness with pop/rock inspired songs and guitar compositions.

Friday, September 23, 2016
Original work set for St. Rose Sept. 24
St. Rose of Lima Church in Northeast Portland is the location of a world musical premier Saturday, Sept. 24. During offertory at the 5:30 p.m. Mass, organist John Vergin will play “Eucharistia,” a modern classical sacred piece by Portland composer Garry George Wilkes.

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Living Faith | Archbishop Sample's Column | Columns
Need to spiritually regroup? Cursillo retreats at Gold Hill
St. Rita Retreat Center in Gold Hill will be hosting three Cursillo retreats this fall.

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Year of Prayer for Priests

“A Year of Prayer for our Priests” is a ministry of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women. We now share the joy of this devotion with all Oregon Catholics.  Please remember all priests, deacons and religious in your daily prayers.  


Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Jubilee celebrated

Sister Dolores Doohan celebrated her diamond jubilee in Dubuque, Iowa. 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Parish/School Life
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Student pens poem of faith
EUGENE — O’Hara student Allie Ferrari delighted staff by writing a poem that nicely illustrates the faith of a primary schooler

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
School theme of year: Be original
St. Thomas More kicks off the school year with the announcement of the theme selected by the eighth grade leadership team:  Be Original!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Peacemakers keep eye out
A program called Madeleine Peacemakers is beginning its second year at The Madeleine School in Northeast Portland, thanks to the efforts of school counselor, Carolyn Ullman. Fifth graders will again participate in a peer helper program at recess where they will work in conjunction with recess staff. The objective of the program is to build problem-solving skills with peer support. The hope is that students will become self-managers on the playground.

Monday, September 26, 2016
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