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SAN DIEGO — Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego asked people to pray for calm and called on police to be "as transparent as possible" in their investigation following the shooting of unarmed man in a San Diego suburb.

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Catholic agencies seek to expand notion of pro-life, focusing on first 1,000 days of life
The Archdiocese of Portland, Catholic Charities and the Mother & Child Education Center are approaching the halfway mark in a project meant to spread the Catholic culture of life in western Oregon.

Friday, September 30, 2016
Longtime executive director of Camp Howard is 'lovely force of nature'
No one would argue that St. Mary of Oregon Sister Krista von Borstel, executive director of CYO/Camp Howard for 20 years, has formed and grown the organization. She says it’s formed and grown her as well.

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Catholic scientist who grew up in Oregon wins top international prize
Mike Merzenich, a retired brain scientist who has received a top international prize for his work, grew up Catholic in Lebanon, Oregon, and attended Catholic-run University of Portland.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Editorials | Letters | Submit a Letter
Scammed no more!
Seems hacking is really making the rounds, and falling victim to these and other ploys to get us to part with our money and technology is not something that only happens to folks we hear about in news stories.

Friday, September 30, 2016
Don't mess with Mother Nature
Catholic children learn the corporal and spiritual works of mercy (seven each) about the same time they learn the seven sacraments. Most of them come directly from the Gospel, especially from the description of the last judgment. They include feeding the hungry and visiting the sick, for example, as well as admonishing sinners and bearing wrongs patiently.

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Little choices make a big difference

Car manuals say the dashboard's oil light may stay on for a few seconds after you start the engine. But mine had been lit up for longer than that as I sat in the driveway.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Arts and Entertainment News | Crossword and Sudoku
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
WATCH: Prayer, intellect, preaching

Portland’s Dominican friars revealed their devotional, intellectual and prophetic muscle Aug. 27 during a day celebrating their 800th anniversary as a religious order. 


Friday, September 16, 2016
Parish/School Life
Parish and School News | Here's What's Happening Calendar | Churches and Schools Directory
New pastor, new teacher
St. Clare School is off to a fresh start as it welcomes a new pastor, Father Don Gutmann, and the new seventh-grade homeroom teacher/middle school language arts specialist, Beth Gould.

Friday, September 30, 2016
Goal: Leadership that helps all
With books, seminars, TED Talks and all other manner of rumination on the subject, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the concept of “leadership” was little more than a cliché. But at St. Mary’s Academy, leadership is more important than ever.

Thursday, September 29, 2016
New science home, new leaders
BEAVERTON — The first day of the 2016-17 term marked a milestone at Valley Catholic School, as high school students became the first to take classes in Valley Catholic’s new science building.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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