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U.P. plans public-facing dorm
The new University of Portland dormitory will be located on busy North Willamette Boulevard and Portsmouth Avenue. (University of Portland)
The new University of Portland dormitory will be located on busy North Willamette Boulevard and Portsmouth Avenue. (University of Portland)
University of Portland has announced plans to construct a new residence hall with room for 270 students. The hall will be one of the most publicly visible buildings on campus, facing busy North Willamette Boulevard and Portsmouth Ave.
Friday, July 24, 2015

Msgr. Frank Campbell dies
Msgr. Frank Campbell, 89, died last week. Funeral arrangements have yet to be announced. Msgr. Campbell had served as principal of Central Catholic; pastor of St. Mary Magdalene, St. Mary Cathedral, and St. Edward, North Plains; and chaplain to St. Mary of the Valley, Beaverton.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Five Ways To Make A Difference This Summer
Here are five easy ways to find your volunteering niche this summer.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Italy trip fuels mission
Two Archdiocese of Portland priests traveled to northern Italy this summer to view the famous Shroud of Turin, mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of St. John Bosco, celebrate Mass with Pope Francis and be deeply moved by the worldwide Catholic communion.
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Modern day 'St. Paul' marks 50 years as a priest
ST. PAUL — In the course of 50 years, he’s been a teacher, principal, pastor, chancellor and history buff. What Msgr. Gregory Moys most cherishes is how his jobs brought him into human lives.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Runners with Catholic connections compete at nationals
Galen Rupp met his goal at the 2015 USATF Outdoor National Championships in Eugene in June. The former Central Catholic High School runner qualified for both the 5,000 and 10,000 meter races at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing in August.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Hales: "a reason to hope"
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales was one of a select group of mayors from around the world who met with Pope Francis on Tuesday, July 21, as part of the Pontifical Academy of Science’s conference on climate change and human rights at the Vatican.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Deacons and wives to be honored
Permanent Deacons and their wives are invited as guests of the Serra Club, which fosters and promotes vocations.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
What sustainability looks like
Mazyck in 2013 visited a remote village in central Mali. There, CRS had built a water tower, a faucet in the village square and a hand-washing station that drained onto a garden where local mothers grew food for schoolchildren. The story summed up one of the messages of the National Social Action Institute: When we sustain the environment, we end up sustaining human dignity.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
WATCH: Helping defeat poverty
For 12 local non-profits who help with everything from ensuring low-income people have healthy food to assisting inmates during their transition from prison, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development last week held a dinner to recognize and award money to a dozen anti-poverty projects in western Oregon. The total of all grants, which comes from money collected in Catholic parishes, was $283,000. This includes local and national grants.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Holy Names mathematician, teacher, photographer and skater dies
Sister Joan McKenna, 85, died on July 15 at Hospice House in Spokane, Wash.  There will be a Mass of Christian Burial will at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 24, at Convent of the Holy Names.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Jesuit frosh builds a library
Sofia Deatherage earned a Girl Scout Silver Award when she built a library and remodeled the family room at Good Neighbor Center, a homeless shelter in Tigard.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Conference examines roots of environmental stewardship
Believers can’t sit out during the effort to restore creation after years of abuse. That’s the main message after the first two days of a Catholic-led conference on creation and the common good, hosted by the University of Portland.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Seminarian support organization meets

An organization founded in Portland to fund Catholic seminarians worldwide held its annual board meeting July 12-13 at Immaculate Heart Parish in Portland.

Monday, July 20, 2015
Drama helps kids embrace summer faith session
With backpacks saying “Jesus is my Hero” or marked with a Superman symbol on a cross, the youngsters in grades K-6 arrived each morning to a theme from the life of Jesus — his birth, his ministry, the Eucharist and the mystery of how his death came to save us.
Monday, July 20, 2015
New communications chief named
David Renshaw, who became director of Mater Dei Catholic radio last year, has been named director of communications of the Archdiocese of Portland. He will begin Aug. 10.
Monday, July 20, 2015
New schools leader named
The new superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of Portland is a religious brother with years of experience in Catholic education.
Monday, July 20, 2015
Three schools earn Oregonian Cup honors
Three Catholic schools have won the Oregonian Cup in their size categories, reflecting academic achievement, sports glory, activities and sportsmanship.
Sunday, July 19, 2015
U.P. offering Catholic school administrator license program
University of Portland and the Pacific Alliance for Catholic Education have established a track for teachers who want an initial Catholic school administrator license.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Consenting to God
LAKE OSWEGO — Mark Jacobi, a retired AT&T executive, says contemplative prayer has helped him “release the emotional garbage that keeps us from God.”
Friday, July 17, 2015
Adapted liturgy brings faith to all
Virginia Tichrob remembers when her daughter Jade played the role of a blind person being healed during the Mass, Jade, who uses a walker and has cerebral palsy, came down from the altar shouting, “I’m healed! I’m healed! Can’t walk, but I’m healed!”
Friday, July 17, 2015
'High-need' go Catholics in July
The Springfield Grocery Outlet has designated Catholic Community Services’ Springfield Community Service Center as its recipient of groceries donated during July.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Marist grad a Renaissance man
EUGENE — Joe Wagner, recent graduate of Marist High School, received an Oregon Athletic Coaches Association Scholarship this spring. The award cites his participation in athletics, involvement in the Marist Strings Program and Marist Retreat Team, and his Christian service.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Next year in Jerusalem, speaker urges
Makhlouf, a tour guide in the Holy Land, spoke at Our Lady of the Lake Church in Lake Oswego on Wednesday, July 15, about Jerusalem and the Holy Land’s history as part of the Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Ottoman empires. “It’s a complicated history,” he says.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Students head to Montreal for justice forum
Concerned about injustice in the world and ready to act, 40 students from Lesotho, the United States and Canada will participate in the Youth Justice Forum in Montreal this month. Four students from St. Mary’s Academy will be among them.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Steeple stunt
Just more than a century ago, horrified worshipers from St. Francis Parish looked skyward to see a boy dangling from the gilded steeple cross, 200 feet above Southeast Portland paving stones.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Faith leaders issue demands on Portland gentrification
Catholic leaders signed a statement delivered to the Portland City Council July 8, calling for policy to counter gentrification. The statement from more than 100 Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Buddhist representatives decries housing prices that displace low-income households from Portland-area neighborhoods.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Youth center recalls founder
MOUNT ANGEL — The Father Bernard Youth Center here, a ministry for youth and young adults, was inspired by Benedictine Father Bernard Sander, who died in 2008.
Monday, July 13, 2015
U.P. names international studies chief
Fluent in Spanish, Eduardo Contreras can also speak, read, and write in Hindi/Urdu, and read and write in Sanskrit. 
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Salem Catholic promoting cultural literacy

SALEM — It’s high time that monolingualism end in the United States. That’s the position of Matías Trejos De Dios, super-volunteer, radio host and thinker of big thoughts.

Saturday, July 11, 2015
Scout project spruces up L'Arche home
L’Arche Portland, a nonprofit that creates home and builds community for people with and without intellectual disabilities, had a home makeover, thanks to a Boy Scout’s Eagle Project.
Friday, July 10, 2015
From industry to diverse bedroom communities
ST. HELENS — Larry Rocha, 69, has lived in Scappoose for 34 years. An engineer at Trojan nuclear plant, he helped mothball the reactor in 1993. Now, as chairman of the pastoral council at St. Wenceslaus Church, Rocha works to make sure his region’s faith life doesn’t meet the same end.


Friday, July 10, 2015
Greek archbishop calls for agreement
A Greek archbishop is hopeful for a last-minute deal to save his country from bankruptcy. As of Wednesday morning, Greece applied for a new, three-year bail-out program after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was notified that a bank collapse was just four days away.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Plight of Christians in the Holy Land considered
Rimon Makhlouf is compelled to share the story of the plight of Christians in the Holy Land – because it is the story of his own family.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Franciscan Day of Discernment
The Franciscans will hold a day of discernment at St. John the Baptist in Milwaukie, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 11.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
St. Benedict Festival tickets sold out
SAINT BENEDICT – All 500 tickets have been sold for the Saint Benedict Festival planned for July 11 at Mount Angel Abbey.
Monday, July 6, 2015
WATCH: Freedom Mass keeps faith, memory alive
This year's Freedom Mass drew standing-only crowds to take part in the procession, see the dancers, and attend the Mass, celebrated by Archbishop Alexander Sample.
Sunday, July 5, 2015
Providence cancer event raises $615,000
Humor and hope made for a winning combination at Providence’s 17th annual “Creating Hope for Cancer Patients Luncheon” this spring. The event raised a record $615,000 for research at Providence Cancer Center.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Guadalupe shrine coming
Oregon’s Knights of Columbus are leading a drive to have a shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe constructed in the upper gardens at The Grotto, the large wooded Catholic sanctuary in Northeast Portland.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Fortnight for Freedom Mass

A Fortnight For Freedom Prayer Service will be held at Queen of Peace at 7 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, July 1, at Queen of Peace Church, 4170 Pullman SE, in Salem.  All are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Spirituality designed for everyday life

Want to learn to live your faith in the workaday world? Applications are being taken now for next fall's Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life in Portland. The program is based on St. Ignatius’s Spiritual Exercises.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
WATCH: New place to heal
BEAVERTON — Sharon Niver is glad to have a Catholic place to heal. A member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Aloha, Niver suffered a shoulder fracture and had surgery. Trying to recover at home, she fell and re-injured the shoulder, leaving her in agony and in need of another operation. This spring, she’s recovering and getting physical therapy in Maryville’s new rehabilitation unit.
Monday, June 29, 2015
News analyst to speak at UP next year
David Brooks — columnist for The New York Times, analyst on PBS’ Newshour and National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, contributor on Meet the Press and author of “The Road to Character” — will speak at the University of Portland on March 16, 2016.
Monday, June 29, 2015
A tale of four princesses
BEAVERTON — Portland Rose Festival Princess Clara Cannon visited Maryville last month to crown the retirement and rehabilitation community’s 2015 Rose Queen. The 2015 Maryville Rose Princesses were Val Koven, 91; Dimi Todd, 100; and Naomi Lewis, 92. In the end, the centenarian reigned.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Living the legacy of martyrs
As a girl, she stood by the side of an archbishop who would be martyred. Within a few years, her own father was killed for his faith. As for her, she still lives for God and God’s people.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Worship director named for archdiocese
The Archdiocese of Portland has a new director for the Office of Divine Worship. Jesson Mata, former director of liturgy and music at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Seattle, has accepted the position.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Summer conference explores creation spirituality
It's time to register for Summer Conference, the Catholic gathering for fun and faith formation held on the University of Portland campus. The event is designed for anyone, including families.
Friday, June 26, 2015
New abbey festival gives guests an inside look
ST. BENEDICT – For generations, the monks of Mount Angel Abbey have welcomed visitors to their hilltop for prayer, reflection and study. Even longtime friends of the abbey will see it in a fresh way at the St. Benedict Festival noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. Tickets are on sale now.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Fortnight for Freedom: Freedom to bear witness, June 21-July 4
During the 14 days of the Fortnight for Freedom observance the liturgical calendar celebrates a series of great martyrs who remained faithful in the face of persecution by political power — St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher, St. John the Baptist, Sts. Peter and Paul, and the First Martyrs of the Church of Rome.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Father Patrick Walsh dies
Father Pat Walsh, pastor to St. Michael, Sandy; St. Alice, Springfield; Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Albany, died on June 23. Viewing will be 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, at Sandy Funeral Home, 39551 Pleasant St., Sandy. The funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 2, at St. Henry Church, 346 NW First St., Gresham.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Mayor Hales meets the archbishop

In preparation for his trip to meet with Pope Francis and mayor from other world cities, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales met with Portland Archbishop Alexander Sample this afternoon.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

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