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Summer camp choices

• Oregon's Catholic camp has new offerings
• Vacation Bible school: Summer faith learning
Camp helps young men discern calling
• This summer, why not have kids start on a second language?















Retreats: Spas for the soul

List of retreat sites














Health and fitness

Dance your way to fitness
Dig into these senior nutrition tips
Six secrets to slimming down in 2014

 











Winter Sports Preview 2013


Preview: De La Salle Wrestling
Preview: La Salle Prep Swimming
Preview: Marist Swimming
Preview: St. Mary's Academy Swimming
• Preview: Valley Catholic Swimming
Preview: Jesuit Swimming
Preview: Central Catholic Swimming
Preview: Central Catholic Skiing
Preview: St. Mary's Academy Skiing
Preview: Jesuit Skiing
Preview: La Salle Girls' Basketball
Preview: De La Salle North Girls' Basketball
Preview: Central Catholic Girls' Basketball
Preview: St. Mary's, Medford, Girls' Basketball
Preview: Marist Girls' Basketball
Schedule: Blanchet Girls' Basketball
Preview: Jesuit Girls' Basketball
Preview: Valley Catholic Girls' Basketball
Preview: Regis Girls' Basketball
Preview: St. Mary's Academy Basketball
Preview: Jesuit Boys' Basketball
Preview: Valley Catholic Boys' Basketball
Preview: St. Mary's, Medford, Boys' Basketball
Preview: Regis Boys' Basketball
Preview: De La Salle Boys' Basketball
Preview: Central Catholic Boys' Basketball
Preview: Blanchet Boys' Basketball
Preview: La Salle Prep Boys Basketball
Preview: Marist Boys' Basketball




Catholic Funerals 2013


What to do before you die
Details to handle when someone dies
Rosary tradition, and vigils in general, are fading
Can a non-Catholic read at my funeral Mass?
Music should key on paschal mystery
How to write an obituary
Talking about death: Some tips from experts
Parish offers grief group
They lift a burden and foster togetherness
Celebrating Death: A Hispanic Tradition
'Stark simplicity'
How children handle grief essential to their development
In will, support nonprofits with bequests





Celebrations


Two Rainier couples mark 50 years












Back to School 2013


All Saints teacher, coach 'retires' after 50 years of service
St. Luke, Woodburn
Winning performance at Valley Catholic
St. Anthony, Tigard
St. Paul, St. Paul
SMA students host benefit dinner for Sisters Of The Road
Queen of Peace, Salem
St. Francis of Assisi School, Banks (Roy)
St. Thomas More, Southwest Portland
St. Therese, Northeast Portland
St. John Fisher, Southwest Portland
St. Clare, Southwest Portland
St. Andrew Nativity, Northeast Portland
The Madeleine, Northeast Portland
Holy Family, Southeast Portland
Holy Cross, North Portland
St. John the Apostle, Oregon City
Christ the King, Milwaukie
St. James, McMinnville
Answering the call to teach at Marist
La Salle Prep year begins with prayer and thanks
'Two Pounds Exactly': Wearing two hats at Jesuit High School
De La Salle North: Unity is the theme
Central Catholic teacher a moral theology expert
St. Cecilia, Beaverton

CYO/Camp Howard Champions of Faith


Where the bucks stop
• Timeline
Bringing back a star
Putting a smile on the face of a child through scholarships
Faith in Sport: Hillsboro AD an advocate for CYO sports
Inspired by stories of sport: Keynote speaker John Canzano has made a career of inspirational sports tales
CYO high school basketball popular
CYO inducts esteemed coaches in hall of fame
Camp Howard: Future vision and needs
Forestry work improves fire safety, open environment
Figuring out the food at Camp Howard
At family camp, households focus on fun and each other
Cheesy rolls and commando hikes: A day in the life of a camper
Help! It's Raining and there's No Place to Go!
It's not about all-stars: Couple helps to improve lives of kids
'Happy to Help':CYO board president serves to help cyo last long after he's gone
'Not Bible study in the woods': Camp is for everyone



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Graduation 2013


Graduates of newest Catholic school first 'all the way through' class
• In Woodburn, commencement for 16
Eight to graduate from Visitation
VC Middle School: 'Positive choices'
A year of great expectations at Valley Catholic
Blessed Mother honored by Tigard eighth grade
Commencement set for six in St. Paul
SMA top students: Both thinkers, both givers
'This class was prepared well'
Summer learning opportunities in Stayton
Finding their voices at St. Therese
St. Pius X graduation is June 10
Thankful St. Clare eighth graders to graduate June 7
A year of firsts and memories for Holy Cross graduates
An artful move into centennial for class
Ready to move, but full of memories
Fifth graders graduate from St. James
Marist bids farewell to seniors
La Salle Prep graduation set for June 15
Jesuit class of 2013 over the top in Christian service
Valedictorian excels in many fields
Sacred Heart: 'Small but mighty'
They baked to build women's dignity
Valley Catholic early learning school seen as model
School, and its seniors, help spread green ways
Central students learn the art of debate
Blanchet grads to hear from beloved retiring teacher
Memories abound for St. Cecilia eighth graders



Spiritual and physical fitness


Priest on trek to finish Pacific Crest Trail pilgrimage
Five months on trail was faith-filled
Exercise, prayer belong together
'We're going the distance together'
Seminarians taught to stay physically fit







Archbishop Sample welcome


His message to the world: 'God always welcomes us back'
He's a regular man who embraced a special life
The New Evangelization: Re-proposing the joy of life with Christ
Life in the hierarchy: Some joy, some drudgery, some pain
New archbishop talks technology
Archbishop to young people: You are integral to church
Testimonials
Fiscal wisdom is part of the ministry
City by lake is region's largest
First bishop an inspiration
Catholic history began in 1641
Natural resources shaped Upper Peninsula's population and past
Seven years in the U.P.: Teaching, reaching out
Archbishop answers questions
He plans to give heart to local church
He's a man of the Church, but not always churchy
• Oregon will also get an archbishop's mother
• On the priestly promises
• Archbishop: 'We need a new Pentecost'
• Archbishop's daily life, even travel, based on prayer
'I am a Guadalupano,' new archbishop tells Oregon

 
Archbishop Vlazny farewell

The aim of a naturally joyful man
• Testimonials
In his words
Timeline - Archbishop Vlazny of Portland
'We serve because we are Catholic'
On marriage: 'Look at the bigger picture'
Archbishop deepened vocations
He sought dialogue with laity
• Approaching justice with balance
He proclaimed truth to power
Archbishop Vlazny: 'He was us'
He embraced service
He defended life from first days
• Affection bursts forth at farewell Mass



Catholic weddings

Wedding dress sales help fight human trafficking
• Rituals of unity augment Mexican weddings
What grooms wear
DJ should be in tune with bride and groom's music taste
Pre-marriage program seeks to replace fantasy with reality
Book set amid marriage preparation
Vietnamese rites enrich weddings for couples in U.S.
From the marriage experts: Know when to speak and when to be quiet
Weathering 50 years with grace
Ancient rites Christianized by church
Getting engaged in the digital age
You're not just marrying one person but marrying into a family


Catholic Schools Week, 2013

Christmas arrives early at Visitation School
Valley Catholic's Charisma dances to a second place finish at championships
Lawmakers take interest in CPR-trained students
• Valley Catholic gets the gold
• Student shares poem with school staff
St. Mary School opens doors to new chapel
St. John the Baptist School
Raising money for outdoor school: It's in the bag
Academy seeking to expand
Academy singers perform at White House
St. Mary's Academy students receive Spirit of Unity Award, grant
St. Mary's Academy students delve into Holy Names' history, values
Academy student awarded for community service
St. Francis of Assisi School marks 100 years of education
Regis to welcome new families Jan. 27
Three St. Mary School students place in local essay contest
Auction brings big band music to Regis High
30 years of Arden Albertini
Noticing made all the difference
St. Clare sanctuary transformed for Christmas
Madeleine School students answer call to serve
Primary grade choir learns to love fine music
Going beyond reading, writing and arithmetic
Collaborative learning a key at Christ the King
Music man is much loved
Marist serves surrounding community
Jesuit High School student raises standards with medical research
Students serving
O'Hara first grader had a Christmas wish
De La Salle senior also research scientist
They know government, Constitution
Board of directors honored
Students honor shooting victims, late student
'Value vouchers' affirm students caught being good
Students tell tale with puppets
Jesuit drama: It's a matter of service
Tradition of uniforms as old as schools

Vocations 2012

In an Oregon monastery, she found home and a way to serve
He followed missionary's call to serve in a distant land
God calls, and the church verifies
Monk ordained to the diaconate
Vocation Retreat
Local woman professes vows with Holy Names Sisters








Mount Angel Seminary

What does it take to form a priest at Mount Angel Seminary?
Priestly formation includes exercise
Beloved monk conveys the beauty of the Liturgy
Discerning a priestly calling — Bert Mello
Meet the Mount Angel Seminary English communications faculty
Mount Angel Seminary educates lay leaders

 





Funeral guide

What to say to a grieving person
Purgatory: What happens when we stand before God's searing love
Pastoral care available before and at time of death
Green burial option kinder to earth
Priest studies funeral traditions' long history
Guidelines and laws help shape meaningful funerals
Liturgy music meant to help funeral-goers encounter Christ
A checklist for funeral planning may be helpful during a time of grief
Funeral Mass is not time for eulogies
Cremation allowed, but preference is to have body at funeral
Confusion about church funeral practices common
Priests say funerals enriched by pastoral outreach, openness to faith
November feast days show human links to Jesus' death and resurrection

 

Social media and the church

Parishioners can watch homilies anywhere, anytime
Social media extend opportunities to teach faith, morals, justice
Ministers reach out to youth where they are - on social media
Priest has embraced social media, technology for evangelization
Catholic media urged to help church find best way to use new media
Hip online magazine heads to social media
Religious orders say social media use spurs more interest in vocations
Rise in tech use by congregations mirrors that in society, survey shows
For synod members, media part of the problem, part of the solution

 



2012 — Respect life

• Website helps women 'stand up' for life
• Commandment vs. Crime
Church teaching is on air with Dina Marie Hale
Respect for Life committees build steam at parishes
Project Rachel: Healing the wounds of abortion
• Organization fights for children
• Local Catholic works to abolish death penalty
• Agency offers positive message
• End-of-life education planned
Center's pro-life message goes beyond birth
Knights offering a window on life
Respect life advocacy energized in social teaching context
• Eugene Planned Parenthood opens
Man dedicates time to aid trafficked women
They aim to turn surprises into families
Charities helps children find new homes
Vigils seen as a constant reminder of human dignity

 

2012 — Back to school

• New preschool honors slain soldier
Parents organize against sex ed in schools
New Lake Oswego school opens
Catholic education in the year of faith  
Regis: Principal's anniversary enrollment boost, upgrades
De La Salle North: Fostering 'gentleness and zeal'
Central Catholic: New faces, new spaces
• St. Mary's Academy: 'Tablets for Learning'
La Salle Prep: Growing in many ways
Jesuit: A season of change
Valley Catholic: A trigonometry star is born
Blanchet: A year of compassion
Marylhurst president 'dusts off' university's identity, joins church
School briefs


Catholic Youth Organization — CYO

Faith first, then football
Pope honors CYO director
Rules and compliance - the conscience of CYO
Keeping kids on track
Olympian encourages youth to try sports
Athletic director to be inducted into CYO 'Hall of Fame'
Camp Howard Facility Manager Karen von Borstel and Daisy the Wonder Dog
Volleyball coach, commissioner stands behind CYO ethic
From CYO to Olympic glory
Swimmer-philanthropist a model of endurance
CYO sports keep Portland family close
Dancing the night away at CYO
Camp's constants are instilling citizenship, values
Cover needed for courts
Whopper on the line at Camp Howard




Fall high school sports preview

Football
Volleyball
Soccer
Cross Country
 




 

Pioneros

'Pioneros' are origin of migrant community in Marion County
She found their home in Monitor
Young German priest part of migrant ministry vanguard
Though rocky at first, life was better in Oregon
 





Retiring priests, 2012

Fr. Tom McCarthy, SJ
Fr. John McGuire
Fr. Jim Stange
Fr. Amancio Rodriguez
Msgr. Chuck Lienert (pictured at right)
Fr. Joseph McMahon
Fr. Stephen Fister







Graduation 2012

School officials act up
Valley Catholic students attend international forum
St. Mary's set to graduate 77
St. Mary's Academy senior reflects on high school, looks to bright future
Regis bids farewell to high-achieving class
Marist graduation set for June 9
Make believe becomes real: Teen author Ashley Loomis Malin
Jesuit High's principal passes the torch
Student gets a look at how a nation works
Central Catholic pays tribute to mothers
Blanchet honors its class of 2012
Experiences ranged from academic to spiritual and charitable
It was an exciting eight years
Honors to be announced for Tigard graduates
St. Pius graduation set for June 8
Eight to graduate in Roy
Graduates of St. Thomas More presented
Students will miss friends, but ready to grow
SJF graduation set
St. Ignatius helped us move beyond ourselves
They leave legacy of justice
Support program follows Nativity grads
Students serve and reflect
'Your light must shine'
Spiritual development a key part of education
Catholic school helped her grow
Graduation to be bittersweet
'Determined, dedicated, disciplined' students set to graduate
Five grateful students to graduate in Gervais
Grads will build up their faith
Catholic education appreciated
Holy Trinity graduates having a great year

 

Cultural unity in parishes

• Even without uniformity, parish unity is possible
Parish welcomes the stranger
The more people, the more need
Church supports unity with education
Garden brings parishioners together
City turns to parish for cultural help
 

 


Gardening

Inner city parish creates an enclave of paradise
Historic parish is grounds for farming
Gardens a part of monastic life
Monks' garden grows health, charity
Sustaining garden volunteers takes planning, too
Turning empty parish land into a growing garden
Before growing starts, things to consider
Holy Redeemer garden a tool for better health, cleaner watershed
 







Lent 2012

Spiritual thinkers share thoughts on Lent
• Breaking relationships: Three religious leaders ponder sin
Apocalyptic Lenten drama to appear on social media
Retreat offers a Lenten understanding of suffering
Lent, the church's retreat, calls all to baptismal renewal
'Fat Tuesday' has Catholic roots
Fasting, abstinence: Dependence on God
Ash Wednesday: God invites us to return
CRS considers better stoves for refugees










Catholic Schools Week 2012

To choose a college, look at yourself first
St. Luke School: faith, academics, service
Valley Catholic names elementary principal
On academics, sport and song
Young writers continue to astound
Revived Latin program at St. Mary's Academy provides solid linguistic foundation
Regis open house appeals to Mid-Willamette Valley families
Spanish is ¡Fantástico! at St. Pius X School
St. John Fisher wins praise for heart health fundraiser
Academics. Service. Faith.
A pen pal Christmas visit
This playground is for everyone
Teacher brings thrill of music to Holy Cross
New courtyard will help bring indoor and outdoor learning together
Students embrace faith, academics and service through liturgical music curriculum
They help art have a place in healing
St. John the Baptist introduces iPod touch and iPad in its classrooms
Three generations of Catholic school commitment
Year off well at McMinnville
Marist-growing, reaching out to area Catholics
Enter to learn and leave to serve at La Salle Prep
Need to choose a college? Start by looking at yourself
Crossing a great ocean to help build better watersheds
Weaving a tapestry of faith and academics in the heart of Hillsboro
St. Paul students serve community during Christmas season
O'Hara Catholic School students celebrate St. Lucy's Day
Catholic universities support De La Salle North students with pre-college summer programs
Central Catholic to add modern physics to science curriculum
Blanchet students bring hope during holidays and all year long
Spirituality: Seen (and unseen) at St. Cecilia School
Catholic schools week busy in Albany
Program builds curiosity, confidence, partnership
Retiring principal's leadership quiet but strong




Catholic Giving Guide

• Catholic Giving Guide
 










New Roman Missal

Witnessing the New Roman Missal is watching liturgy in transition
Introduction of new missal going smoothly
• Here are the changes
• Changes take effect Nov. 27
• New translations recover richness of Latin, says monk
• Look to texts with open minds
• Translations beautify prayer
Let's focus on more than changes
• New missal a consultative process, a catechetical opportunity
• Composing new songs a challenge
• Take transformative approach to the New Roman Missal
• New Mass translations set to begin with Advent 2011
• Translations harness 'riches of the original Latin,' says monk-scholar
• Officials: Changes can restore respect, awareness, unity
• Missal changes intended to make up for hasty work after Vatican II
• History of the Roman Missal
• Musicians developing an ear for changes
• Slow the process, says priest
• A chance for revived 'intensity' in worship
• A timeline of English in Catholic liturgy
• Three Catholics share thoughts on Mass changes


Veterans

Catholic vet still healing the inner wounds of warfare
Iraq veteran getting life together
His rucksack carried bandages, not bullets
Suggestions offered on how parishes can help veterans, their families
Even from Iraq, military man leads Silverton youth
Leadership is the center of on-campus officer training







Mount Angel Seminary

Two seminarians deeply respect each other's path
In pastoral assignments, seminarians experience real parish life
Preparing priests for the parishes
Mount Angel Seminary educates Catholic women
First year seminarian's call to the priesthood
Making St. Benedict Proud: Mount Angel Seminary welcomes Sr. Gertrude to the faculty
A seminarian's long journey to priesthood
New professor brings charm and rigor to Seminary course
Two new monks make first vows at abbey
 






Back to School

With legacy of heroic nuns, Albany school marks 125 years
New at school: Prepare kids, but give them independence
Factoring faith into the college equation
Groups seek to advance Catholic colleges on to green ways
Teachers get faith formation
Albany - St. Mary School
Beaverton - St. Cecilia School
Beaverton - Valley Catholic School
Eugene - O'Hara School
Grants Pass - St. Anne School
Hillsboro - St. Matthew School
McMinnville - St. James School
Medford - St. Mary School
Milwaukie - Christ the King School
Milwaukie - La Salle Prep
Oregon City - St. John the Apostle School
Portland - Archbishop Howard School
Portland - Central Catholic High School
Portland - De La Salle North Catholic High School
Portland - Franciscan Montessori Earth School
Portland - Holy Cross School
Portland - Holy Family School
Portland - Jesuit High School
Portland - The Madeleine School
Portland - St. Agatha School
Portland - St. Andrew Nativity School
Portland - St. Clare School
Portland - St. Mary's Academy
• Portland - St. Pius X School
Portland - St. Therese School
Portland - Trinity Academy
Roy - St. Francis of Assisi School
• Salem - Blanchet Catholic School
Salem - Queen of Peace School
Sherwood - St. Francis School
Woodburn - St. Luke School

Camp Howard turns 60

In the end, 'The Race' was an example of good sportsmanship
Land donation got camp dream off the ground
In chapel or A-frame, former camp director led with love
CYO/Camp Howard Timeline
Behind every great program is a great staff
She leads with organization - and heart
At Camp Howard no child is left inside
Joey Harrington: A different kind of athlete
Dinner set for Sept. 27
Funding sought to put cover over courts
She helps camp make ends meet
Camp Howard turns 60
'Camp does kids a world of good'
Master of the track: Sports should be for all, not just the elite



Italian Catholics

• Bocce, an ancient sport, bonds young and old
• Retirement center evangelist
• Tradition of hospitality lives on
• Itallian immigrants became a key part of Portland life
• Social clubs promote Italian life
• 'Going like a house on fire'
• Tradition continues with younger generations
• Festival celebrates 'la vita dolce' 




Graduation 2011

Seminary commencement celebrates formation
Student finds solidarity among peers
Graduation comes for 129 St. Mary's Academy seniors
Record number of graduates at UP
Regis roots run deep
She's basking in light of those who responded to call of Christ
It was a welcome that led to great things
Faith, serving others emerges after years at school
Service part of the St. Mary's legacy
They responded generously from the heart
Marist celebrates commencement for 123
La Salle Prep committed to service and community
Service relationships transform hearts and minds of Jesuit seniors
Youth group immerses students in faith, service
De La Salle North to hold commencement for 55 seniors
At Central Catholic, focus is on what really matters
Blanchet bids farewell to 65 seniors
These graduates have become spiritual people
Graduation briefs

Sustainability

Network sustains, inspires eco-activists
For Lent, a fast from producing greenhouse gases
They live in a house built by values
Catholic organizations are top-notch in sustainable operations
Pledge urges prayer, assessment, action, advocacy
Gardens aim to help inmates grow in many ways
Church built with care for creation in mind
Alternative transport flourishing at UP
Water bottle ban spreading



Home improvement/faith life

• Sacred Heart and home: Old Lake Oswego Catholic church is converted to residence
• One way to improve a home: Make a prayer space
• Living in an old church, ghost and all, suits them just right











 


Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon 125th

• 'No sacrifice too great – no task too difficult' — legacy of Oregon's home grown religious community
• During great epidemic, Sisters bravely served the sick and dying
• An extraordinary instructor of the faith: Sister Mary Imelda Vandehey
• Timeline
• Two Sisters, 70 years apart, reflect on shared community life
• Many places, many years
• Sisters, restaurants and city of Beaverton team up to fight hunger
• New building at Valley Catholic a gem of sustainability
• SSMO ministry goes here and beyond




Marriage and Weddings

• Partly to save money, partly to accentuate the sacrament, simple weddings are in
• When one partner converts, it brings faith back home for longtime Catholics
• Bishops' marriage website gaining popularity
• Together forever: Couples married in the '40s still going strong today
• Childhood sweethearts wed in their 90s
• She's open to where God leads




 


Catholic Schools Week 2011

• Catholic schools contribute to leadership, morals, justice — and save the state money
• School meant to lift students working so far
• A decade later, this school still works
• Where fish, art and science mix
• Hands-on experience makes school cool
• Spirituality team strengthens faith through service and prayer
• Central Catholic renewing its mission
• Constitutional Law Club forms at De La Salle North
• Community involvement essential at St. Matthew
• Commitment to justice evident inside and outside the classroom
• La Salle opens math, science and tech initiative — and plans program for students who learn differently
• Thankful for differences, gracious acceptance
• Freshmen take challenge to change the world
• O’Hara’s fourth graders really enter their art projects
• Service emphasized early at St. Clare
• A parent feels blessed by St. Vincent de Paul School
• St. Mary's alumnae serve as mentors
• Valley Catholic collects clothing for Afghan orphans
• Briefs from Catholic grade schools

National Vocations Awareness Week

• Vocation:He obeyed, and says being a priest is fun
• While affirming vocations, club members see their own faith grow
• Vocation story: Called to be a link between people and God
• Sisters looks to sow the seeds of spirituality and vocations
• Annual camp helps young men know God
• Vocation retreat with Archbishop
• Youth explore vocations at St. Cecilia event
• Seminarian's vocation story is an enduring call to ministry
• Website provides assesment survey to help people discern vocation






Financial Planning

• Budget manager is asset to Beaverton parish
• Financial planning, the Catholic way
• Estate planning important











Missionaries

A missionary pioneers outpatient pastoral care
In Ghana, college student experiences joy and trials of missionary life
Parish minister gets close-up look at church work in Bolivia and Peru
Student starts business in Kenya
Letter from Archbishop John Vlazny






Health and Fitness

La Salle Prep wonders, "Is it just food?"
Catholic runner, 86, keeps feeling good
Gardeners hope seed of foodsharing idea spreads far and wide
They're on the mountain, for all kinds of reasons
Runner recalled for devotion to sport
Coaches' health tips
Priest-brothers stay healthy and fit to minister better
• Gentle yoga classes exercise body and spirit





Back to School

New leadership and a new era at Blanchet
School is No. 1 mission at Astoria parish
Central Catholic welcomes frosh to tradition
At this school, they play before eating
Valley Catholic welcomes new faculty
UP has record number of incoming freshmen
St. Pius X School marks 50 years of education
Jesuit High to build new math, science center
New staff, office moves make LaSalle ready
Retreat site a holy part of Marist experience
Former Regis teacher ready to lead the school
Dean of school art teachers get her dues
St. Mary's, Medford, honors its sports heroes
• News from Catholic grade schools



Faith and Science

• Science and faith are friends, not foes
• Priests have long embraced science
• Astronomer: Theism is the most sensible view
• Scientist-doctor has vision behind cancer center
• Turning eyes to the skies to connect faith and astronomy
• Vatican statements on science
• Faith, science mingle fruitfully at Catholic schools






Immigration

• Finding compassion in the Sonoran Desert
• For immigrants: Minor infractions, major penalties
• Immigrant workers stiffed by local contractor
• Lawyer fights for immigrant victims
• Immigrant education bill seen as possible
• An African family finds peace in Oregon







Asian American Catholics

• Mass reminds many of freedom's blessing
• Domus Dei priests revitalize, unite Vietnamese parishioners
• Oregon's Filipino Catholics offer strong spiritual, social influence
• Indonesian Catholics - banding together like family
• At Portland parish, young Korean Catholics grow together in faith

 



North Catholic High School Fire

Fire altered course of Catholic life in district
Days of sports glory a fond North Catholic memory
Vision for a co-ed Catholic high school emerged in late '50s
Flagging finances doomed reopening; families felt great pain
Parents worked hard, saw beauty of North Catholic High School
Spirit of North Catholic High inspires young school
School like a 'small town'
Closeness at North bonds sweeties for life
Unique teachers fostered closeness at North



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• Winning performance at Valley Catholic
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• St. Paul, St. Paul
• SMA students host benefit dinner for Sisters Of The Road
• Holy Cross, North Portland
• 'Two Pounds Exactly': Wearing two hats at Jesuit High School
• All Saints teacher, coach 'retires' after 50 years of service
• Inspired by stories of sport: Keynote speaker John Canzano has made a career of inspirational sports tales
• Cheesy rolls and commando hikes: A day in the life of a camper
• Camp Howard turns 60



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