Fr. Tim Furlow
Fr. Tim Furlow
Del Keller, president of western Oregon’s Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women, opened the group’s first meeting in many months at the St. Therese Parish Center in Northeast Portland Aug. 30. After a prayer to Mary, Our Lady of Good Counsel, and procedural matters, Keller announced that the ACCW’s annual day of recollection is set for Wednesday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m.– 3p.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Parish Center, 2310 SE 148th Ave. in Portland.

Father Tim Furlow, pastor of St. Patrick Parish in Northwest Portland, will lead the retreat and preside at Mass. His theme will be “The Healing Fatherhood of St. Joseph.”

Participants are asked to bring their own lunches. There is a fee of $20.

All are welcome. To register, contact Keller at delKeller99@yahoo.com or 503-314-6680, or call Sue Anker, suzanker@aol.com or 503-252-2574.