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  • Heroic Catholic priest described as a ‘guardian angel’ in WWII is beatified
    Heroic Catholic priest described as a ‘guardian angel’ in WWII is beatified
    As Allied forces bombed the Nazi-occupied Italian city of Bologna in the fall of 1943, a 28-year-old Italian priest was seen digging through the rubble with a pickaxe desperately trying to rescue civilian survivors.
  • Firefighters to the rescue at North Portland  parish
    Firefighters to the rescue at North Portland parish
    First responders in North Portland lent a helping hand — and some brawn — to Holy Cross Parish this summer. On Sunday, Aug. 8, two young inebriated men tipped the parish’s outdoor statue of Jesus from its base. The hands and thumb were broken in the fall.
  • Anniversary and synodality linked
    Anniversary and synodality linked
    A Mass marking the 175th anniversary of the Archdiocese of Portland is set for Sunday, Oct. 24, 11 a.m. at St. Mary Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Northwest Portland.
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Funeral home helps find family
    Funeral home helps find family
    GRESHAM — On occasion, Bernabe Andrade Verduzco of Gresham would drink a bit much and be gone for a day or two. When the 60-year-old went missing in early July, the family thought it was business as usual.
  • Canadian bishops apologize for abuses, ongoing trauma of Indigenous
    Canadian bishops apologize for abuses, ongoing trauma of Indigenous
    Canada's Catholic bishops have "unequivocally" apologized for the Catholic Church's role in the residential school system and have raised the possibility of a visit by the pope to Canada as part of the "healing journey" between Canada's Indigenous peoples and the church.
    
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  • Anniversary and synodality linked
    A Mass marking the 175th anniversary of the Archdiocese of Portland is set for Sunday, Oct. 24, 11 a.m. at St. Mary Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Northwest Portland. READ MORE>>
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Funeral home helps find family
    GRESHAM — On occasion, Bernabe Andrade Verduzco of Gresham would drink a bit much and be gone for a day or two. When the 60-year-old went missing in early July, the family thought it was business as usual. READ MORE>>
  • Anxious? Keep eyes on Jesus
    Ed Langlois
    While many feel anxious, Archbishop Alexander Sample has called on Catholics to keep their eyes on Jesus and work together.
Stations in the city
Worshippers bear a large cross and pray in the heart of Portland, including busy Saturday Market
'One of the go-to places’
Since1937, Wichita Feed and Hardware has been operated by three generations of Cassinellis, an Italian Catholic family with a proclivity for hard work, fix-it hacks and down-to-earth friendliness.
Keep knowing, growing, going
Guided by mission, one Oregon parish kept experimenting amid the pandemic to keep ministry going.
Chapel Chats
Oregon Catholics have faced a year of unprecedented challenges since the coronavirus pandemic took hold in spring 2020. But on most Friday evenings since then, hundreds and often thousands of people find a source of solace in the home of their spiritual leader, Archbishop Alexander Sample.
Tenebrae returns
St. Mary Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Northwest Portland on March 31 held an ancient Holy Week rite with chanted psalms, readings from Scripture, words of the saints and even a brief simulated earthquake.
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