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NEW YORK — The campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump announced Sept. 22 that it has formed a group of Catholic leaders to advise him "on those issues and policies important to Catholics and other people of faith in America."


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Catholic architect creates sacred, intentional spaces

As creation bears the fingerprints of the Creator, Catholic architecture in western Oregon reflects the humble genius of Henry Fitzgibbon. 

 


Saturday, September 24, 2016
Tasks for religion classes set out by the U.S. Catholic bishops
Excerpts of tasks for religion classes set out by the bishops. The Archdiocese of Portland has just published the tasks, which fill 38 pages.

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Catechesis that's more organized, more personal
In the near future, curriculum for parish faith formation and religion classes in Catholic schools will be more organized and comprehensive, have an end goal in view, emphasize personal relationship with Jesus and draw parents into the learning.

Friday, September 23, 2016
Viewpoints
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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
They want to overturn life-saving policy

The Hyde Amendment is 40 years old this year. It undoubtedly has saved many lives. But the Democratic Party officially wants to repeal it, against the wishes of pro-life Democrats and almost everyone else.



Saturday, September 24, 2016
Negative effect
I do not think Black Lives Matter is an organization that brings people together; however, Blacks do need help but most people, I believe, would prefer Dr. King’s type of approach.

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Arts
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
Faith/Spirituality
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
Parish and School News | Here's What's Happening Calendar | Churches and Schools Directory
Opera in Salem
SALEM — Area Catholic school students in August performed “Amahl and the Night Visitors” by Gian Carlo Menotti. The one act opera in English, held at the East Salem Community Center, showcased the surging arts education at Salem Catholic schools.

Sunday, September 25, 2016
Lector workshop set
Holy Family Parish in Southeast Portland is hosting a lector workshop Saturday, Sept. 24. Cost is $75 for groups of six or more from the same parish or $12 per person.

Friday, September 23, 2016
New teachers at Holy Cross
Holy Cross welcomes four new teachers in the coming school year. 

Friday, September 23, 2016
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