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Death penalty foes preparing for right moment
A minister whose sister was murdered in 1997 made a plea for Oregonians to nix their death penalty law.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Rosary novena leading up to election
Mater Dei Radio has invited listeners to pray a 54-day rosary novena through Oct. 7 in preparation for voting. The novena will include special intentions for marriage and family, religious freedom and the culture of life.

Monday, August 22, 2016
Fired teacher awaiting word on trial
A Catholic dismissed in 2013 from his teaching job at Portland’s Benson High School is still awaiting word from a judge on whether his religious freedom lawsuit will go before a jury.  

Sunday, August 21, 2016
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A pilgrimage of mercy
This is what we are all called to do, not just during this Jubilee Year of Mercy, but for the rest of our lives afterward.  Our time in Krakow helped me understand that, and I pray that I can continue Pope Francis’ call to battle with every step I take.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Each can act
A friend gave me a copy of “Milligrams of mercy” by Patricia Matteri (July 1, page 18). It was a timely gift. National events threaten to overwhelm our best intentions and our own acts of mercy.

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Gives me focus
These gestures help me get back in focus. Having all members of the Mass standing in union, facing the table of sacrifice and the tabernacle will send a powerful message.

Saturday, August 20, 2016
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Kubo and the Two Strings
NEW YORK (CNS) — While it uses animation to recount the fantastical adventures of a young boy, "Kubo and the Two Strings" (Focus) is not really suitable for the most youthful moviegoers.

Monday, August 22, 2016
In Mulieribus announces new season lineup
St. Mary Cathedral has named In Mulieribus the ensemble in residence for the for the 2016-2017 season. In Mulieribus (the Latin phrase meaning “amongst women”) is a female vocal ensemble with a focus on works written primarily before 1750.

Monday, August 22, 2016
Ben Hur

NEW YORK (CNS) — Few films come to the screen with the kind of storied pedigree that lies behind "Ben-Hur" (Paramount). Subtitled "A Tale of the Christ," Civil War Gen. Lew Wallace's best-selling 1880 novel, which had previously been made into a wildly successful stage play, first reached audiences of the newfangled cinema way back in 1907. Since that adaptation was completely unauthorized, however, a lawsuit resulted that still stands as a landmark in the development of copyright protection.

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Living Faith | Archbishop Sample's Column | Columns
Religion rightly central to 'Vikings' TV
I spent time during a recent vacation getting caught up on the History Channel show “Vikings.” Friends had told me that “Vikings,” curiously, is the most religious show on television. They were right. Don’t get me wrong, there is enough violence, pillaging, plundering, sword-fighting and political intrigue to satisfy the most macho viewers; but “Vikings” is also drenched with religion

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Mount Angel Christian in the World series
Mount Angel Abbey's Fall 2016 lecture series begins on Saturday, Sept. 10, in the Mount Angel Abbey Library. Father Stephen Clovis, professor of Scripture and director of pastoral formation at Mount Angel Seminary, will give the first presentation of the fall series: “Divine Mercy: What Does God Tell Us?”  He will explore what God has told us about his mercy in both the Old and New Testaments.

Saturday, August 20, 2016
In Poland: The time of mercy
It is a complete understatement to say that this has been for me one of the most spiritually uplifting experiences of my life.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
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Southern son coming to Eugene
EUGENE — Renowned Southern writer Walker Percy will come alive for the Religion in Literature group at St. Mary Parish. The readers suspended their get-togethers for the summer, but will be back to the books beginning with Percy. The group will discuss “Signposts in a Strange Land” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, at the parish center.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
In Mulieribus named ensemble in residence at St. Mary Cathedral
St. Mary Cathedral has named In Mulieribus the ensemble in residence for the for the 2016-2017 season. In Mulieribus (the Latin phrase meaning “amongst women”) is a female vocal ensemble with a focus on works written primarily before 1750.

Monday, August 22, 2016
Parish adds app for more connection

After Mass on a summer Sunday, Holy Redeemer Parish, seminarians and parishioners hunch over smart phones, consulting.

Karl Romkema and Nick Galasso, in priestly formation for the Congregation of Holy Cross, were helping parishioners download the Holy Redeemer application onto their phones.

Sunday, August 21, 2016
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