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KofC Charities Raffle 2017

Bishop Castro has come under attack from politicians and public officials upset for voicing suspicions of corruption in Morelos, a small state just south of Mexico City served by the Diocese of Cuernavaca.

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WATCH: Dinner raises almost $100,000 for seminary operations

EUGENE — Peter Laughlin looked around at 350 people who want to help him become a priest. 

A seminarian for the Archdiocese of Portland, Laughlin volunteered at the Eugene Hilton March 5 to guide diners to tables at an annual benefit dinner for Mount Angel Seminary. 

“It means a lot as a discerner of the priesthood that people would care enough about us to come and give us this foundation so we can continue to explore the will of God in our lives,” Laughlin said.

Monday, March 27, 2017
75 years in the monastery: Benedictine Sr. Alberta Dieker, teacher and historian, feels thankful

MOUNT ANGEL — Benedictine Sister Alberta Dieker was surrounded by family and her religious community Feb. 12 as she renewed her monastic profession. It was a rite she first performed in 1942.  

“Sister Alberta is a walking encyclopedia and an amazing conversationalist,” says a tribute from her religious sisters. “If you want an interesting, informative visit with someone who has seen almost a century of history and loves life, our community would name Sister Alberta as the one to visit.”

Friday, March 24, 2017
Providence offers digital house calls

On a camping trip to northeast Washington, an Oregon man had a wound that was starting to look troublesome. Twenty miles from any clinic, he could have phoned an advice nurse to talk about the oozing injury. 

Better yet, he connected via video with his smart phone and showed his laceration to a medical pro to ask what he should do.  


Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Editorials | Letters | Submit a Letter
Door is not shut
I think we should give President Trump’s administration the benefit of the doubt regarding a pause on immigration from countries producing the most unbalanced individuals wielding knives — and bombs.

Monday, March 27, 2017
Fix schools, don't abandon them
I have a child enrolled in Catholic school. It was a choice my wife and I made based on our experience as children and our desire to have our child surrounded by the Catholic faith. However, I in no way want to take public funds away from public schools.

Sunday, March 26, 2017
Enough 'me first'

We can argue that being a good Christian is all about getting to the next life and attaining salvation. Yet, Jesus clearly focused on how we treat each other in this life.

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Arts and Entertainment News
Go coconuts - Saint Martin's much-loved Lu'au is April 1!
LACEY, Wash. – For decades, Hawaiian students attending Saint Martin’s University have pooled their talents and culinary skills to bring the area community an authentic island tradition to enjoy. Lu’au 2017, presented by the University’s Hawai’i Club, will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Saint Martin’s Marcus Pavilion, 5300 Pacific Ave. SE.

Monday, March 27, 2017
'Godfather II,' 'Chicago,' 'Edith Stein' on TV schedules
NEW YORK (CNS) — Here are some television program notes for the week of March 26 with their TV Parental Guidelines ratings if available. They have not been reviewed and therefore are not necessarily recommended by Catholic News Service. Please check listings to ensure there have been no changes to the schedule.

Sunday, March 26, 2017
Kong: Skull Island
NEW YORK (CNS) — With a thematic agenda that takes it beyond the usual confines of its genre, and a story driven forward by sustained, nervous dread — an emotion skillfully conveyed from the characters to the audience — "Kong: Skull Island" (Warner Bros.) is an impressive monster movie.

Friday, March 24, 2017
Living Faith | Archbishop Sample's Column | Columns
Marian Prayer Center sells Lenten prayer kits
After suffering flood damage in January, the Marian Prayer Center in Southeast Portland has been closed until repairs can be completed. The Catholic bookstore and prayer center is meanwhile selling Lenten Prayer Kits for $25 donations.

Monday, March 27, 2017
Archbishop Sample lauded for teaching on marriage

A not-for-profit working to thwart family breakdown sent a letter of commendation and 24 white roses to Archbishop Alexander Sample thanking him for his defense of Catholic teaching on marriage.

The California-based Ruth Institute accumulates research to support individuals and families harmed by divorce and a culture of casual sex. 

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Prayer for our priests
“A Year of Prayer for our Priests” is a ministry of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women. 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, March 24, 2017
Parish/School Life
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New at camp: Flying drones, solving crimes
The summer camp that brought your kids paintball is about to teach them about flying drones and solving crimes.

Catholic-run Camp Howard provides the splat and gee-whiz that kids want, but always with a dose of values and morals.

Monday, March 27, 2017
Students from Lasallian schools visit Milwaukie's La Salle Prep 
MILWAUKIE — They hail from different schools and three different communities in the Northwest. Despite their differences, students from three Lasallian schools all speak the same words when they bow their heads to pray, “Let us remember that we are in the holy presence of God.”

Friday, March 24, 2017
Notre Dame professor to talk jokes at UP
Mark Roche, professor of German and philosophy at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, will present “What’s So Funny About a Joke?” as the annual Hesburgh Lecture at the University of Portland. The lecture will be March 23 in Franz Hall, Room 120, on the U.P. campus at 7:15 p.m.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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