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Praying with three doctors of the church
St. Teresa of Avila, 1515-1582
St. Teresa of Avila, 1515-1582

The doctors of the church are given to us by the church in order to guide us, instruct us encourage us and strengthen us.’ — Barb Anderson

St. Mary’s pastoral associate, Barb Anderson, is presenting “Praying with Doctors of the Church: Teresa of Avila, Francis de Sales and Catherine of Siena” Sept. 18-20 at St. Benedict’s Lodge Retreat Center at McKenzie Bridge.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Tips for family prayer

Holy Cross Father Patrick Peyton, with a thick brogue, once said, “The family that prays together stays together.” Now designated a Servant of God, the advocate of the family rosary is now on the path to sainthood.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Sister of Charity celebrates jubilee
Sister of Charity Dolores O’Dwyer (BVM) celebrated her diamond jubilee last month along with 26 other BVM sisters. The group included sisters celebrating 74, 73 and 70 years as BVM sisters. The group gathered at the Mount Carmel Motherhouse Chapel in Dubuque, Iowa, for a liturgy of thanksgiving.
Sister O’Dwyer entered the BVM congregation in 1941 and taught at St. Clare School, Portland.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Consenting to God: Contemplative prayer groups exist around state

LAKE OSWEGO — Mark Jacobi, a retired AT&T executive, says contemplative prayer has helped him “release the emotional garbage that keeps us from God.” Jacobi, a member of Our Lady of the Lake Parish here, reports that since he started contemplative prayer, his anxiety has abated, as have bouts with road rage. “You just say, ‘I consent, Lord,’”  explains Jacobi, who has the prayer as regular a part of his say as breakfast and coffee. 


Wednesday, September 9, 2015
A Sister of Mercy for 60 years

Mercy Sister Sylvia Swanke, who lives in Rockaway Beach and volunteers at St. Mary by the Sea Parish there, is marking 60 years of consecrated life.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
YLI raises funds for Mount Angel
The Young Ladies Institute, the oldest Catholic women’s organization in the U.S., this year gave $16,100 for the education of seminarians at Mount Angel. Since 2006, the organization in Oregon has donated more than $111,000 for seminarians.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Fall lecture series to begin
Mount Angel Abbey's 2015 Fall lecture series “The Call to Discipleship and Evangelization” will begin Saturday, Sept. 12, in the Mount Angel Abbey Library in St. Benedict.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Study sessions to focus on encyclical

Queen of Peace Parish in Salem is beginning a three-evening gathering to study Pope Francis Encyclical “Laudato Si’.” Sessions are set for Sept 10,17 and 22.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Examining sacred liturgy
A conference set for Portland this fall will remind Catholics that Mass has cosmic implications. “It is phenomenal what goes on in the Eucharist,” says Dr. Lynne Bissonnette-Pitre, chief organizer of the Sacred Liturgy Conference, scheduled for Oct. 28-Nov. 1 at St. Stephen Parish in Southeast Portland.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Day to focus on prayer, consecrated life

Often, Catholics look to those in consecrated life as experts in prayer. Pope Francis declared 2015 the Year of Consecrated Life. The women and men in consecrated life in the Archdiocese of Portland have invited the public to join them for a celebration 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13, at Valley Catholic High School.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Franciscan Jubilarians served schools, social justice, faith formation
The Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia celebrated their annual jubilee weekend this summer for sisters who were celebrating 50, 70 and 75 years of religious profession. More than 200 sisters and lay associates gathered in Our Lady of Angels Chapel in Aston, Pa. for a Mass. The 27 Franciscan women represent 1,478 years of service throughout the U.S. as well as in other countries.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Women's retreat set
“Touched by Christ,” a women’s retreat, is set for Aug. 28-30 at the Father Bernard Youth Center in Mount Angel.
Thursday, August 6, 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. 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
WATCH: Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon to honor 2015 Jubilarians
BEAVERTON – The Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon (SSMO) will honor five Sisters who have given nearly 300 years of service and ministry.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
'Simply wrong'
I am deeply saddened by the narrow majority decision of the Supreme Court requiring all states to license and recognize same-sex “marriage.” It is indeed a tragic ruling that will negatively affect the common good of our society, especially the future generations of children.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Fr. Remington marks jubilee
Father Leo Remington’s varied career as teacher, filmmaker, facilities coordinator and, in recent years, as a relief priest in various parishes, is unique — although it began ordinarily enough.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Priest reflects on ordination after 25 years
While approaching his 40th birthday, Father James Galluzzo was reflecting back on his role as an educator and administrator. He had served as principal at Holy Child Academy, St. Stephen School and Jesuit High School (among others) and felt proud of his contribution to Catholic education. 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Archbishop Alexander Sample marks 25 years as a priest
Archbishop Alexander Sample says his 25th anniversary of ordination is no more important than anyone else’s. 
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Retired priest, Father Karl Schray, marks 50 year jubilee
Retired Father Karl Schray marked 50 years as a priest this past May. Father Schray most recently served at Holy Redeemer Parish in North Bend, He could not be reached for comment for this story.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Father Larry Gooley: 60 years a Jesuit, 50 years a priest
ROCKAWAY BEACH — He has taught high school music, directed a massive corps of young volunteers, run a farm that offered retreats and pastored a parish. 
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Sisters of Providence who served in Oregon mark, 60 and 70 years of religious life

Several Sisters of Providence are celebrating jubilees this year, including several who have served in Oregon.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

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