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    An ongoing event on the 4th Sunday of every month at 2:45 pm.  All are invited to the St. Pius X Adapted Liturgy, a Mass that celebrates the lives and gifts of all people, including those with physical and developmental disabilities.  Every effort is made to accommodate the inclusion and participation of each person.  The church is accessible for wheelchairs, and listening devices are available.
     
    Future dates are Sept. 28, October 26, November 23 and Dec. 28.  A casual reception follows.  All are welcome to this joyful gathering. 

     
    call 503-644-5264 for more information
    St Pius X Catholic Parish
    1280 NW Saltzman Rd
    Portland, OR
     
     
     

    This monthly liturgy includes Mass & Blessing with the Relic of Saint Peregrine.  Held on the first Saturday of each month at noon. Saint Peregrine is the patron saint of victims of cancer, AIDS and other life-threatening diseases.

     
    The Grotto and Chapel of Mary
    85th and Sandy Blvd.
    Portland, OR
     
     
    Days of Community Prayer will be Sept. 12, the Most Holy Name of Mary; and Sept. 29, the feast of the Archangels.
     
    Days of prayer, fasting and abstinence for priests are Aug. 29, the Passion of St. John the Baptist; Sept. 5, Blessed Teresa of Calcutta; and Sept. 23, St. Pio of Pietrelcina.
     
    Upcoming Masses of Healing
    Sunday at 4:00 pm:  Sept. 14, the Feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross, and Oct. 5.
     
    Faith Alive series, Sept.-April
    3rd Thurs. of the month, 7:00-8:30 pm
    A series of Marian discussions, starting on Sept. 18 with "Mary, Woman of the Promise" 
     
    Catechesis on Monday nights
    Sept. 8-Oct. 27, 7:00-8:30 pm
    Sister Mary Immaculate will present classes on basic Catholic truths, the Holy Spirit and the Sacraments.  For anyone interested in learning more about the Catholic faith.  Call 503-236-4207 or email to register.

     

    www.reparationsisters.org

     
    Contact ph. 503-236-4207
    Rose Hall Reparation and Prayer Center
    2120 SE 24th Ave.
    Portland, OR
     
     
     

    St. Stephen's Parish invites the public to their First Friday Devotions.  On the 1st Fridays of the month, Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament immediately follows Holy Mass at 9:00AM, with Benediction at 3:00PM.  The La Pieta International Prayer Group meets every 1st Friday at 4:30PM for novena prayers to honor the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, followed by Holy Mass at 6:00PM.
     
    **1st Friday Devotion Promises from Our Lord Jesus** #11. Those who shall promote this devotion shall have their names written in My heart, never to be blotted out.

     
    St Stephen Catholic Church
    1112 SE 41st Ave.
    Portland, OR
     
     
     

    All are welcome to join the community at St. Rose of Lima to pray the rosary in the chapel every Monday evening at 7 p.m.  The U.S. bishops have asked us to pray the rosary daily for life, marriage and religious freedom.
     
    Park in the small lot behind the church and enter using the rear doors.  Climb one flight of stairs, make a right through the foyer, then go left to start down the hall.  Chapel is on your right.

     
    St Rose of Lima Catholic Church
    2727 NE 54th Ave., corner of NE 54th Ave and Alameda St. off of Sandy Blvd.
    Portland, OR
     
     
     

    Join in for a sung Vespers hour with Compline, happening every Sunday evening at 6:00 pm.

     
    Contact the parish at ph. 503-286-3929
    St. Birgitta Catholic Church
    11820 NW St. Helens Rd.
    Portland, OR
     
     
     

    October 3–5 - Powell Butte Retreat Center, Powell Butte OR
    November 7–9 - Mount Angel Abbey, Mount Angel OR
     
    For more information and to register, call 503-853-2758 or go to www.rediscoverthespark.org

     
     
     
     

    Every second Sunday of the month you are invited to Queen of Peace Church in Salem for an afternoon of prayer and fellowship.
     
    3:00-4:30 pm   prayer meeting and Bible study with Deacon Francisco Bringuela
    5:00 pm           Filipino-English Mass, celebrated by guest priests.  Music by Salem Filipino Heritage Choir
     
    Reception following Mass

     
    Call Ramon Ramillosa, ph. 503-589-4982 or Gilbert Gaviola, ph. 503-949-0491
    Queen of Peace Church
    4227 Lone Oak Road SE
    Salem, OR
     
     
     

    Joining the archdiocesan-wide observance of the First Saturday Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, St. Stephen Parish in SE Portland will hold devotions on July 5, August 2, September 6, October 4 and November 1.
     
    The schedule at St. Stephen's for First Saturday starts with Mass at 9:00 am and Eucharistic Adoration ending with Benediction at 11:00 am.  Confessions are heard 4:00-4:30 pm every Saturday.

     
    Contact parish office ph. 503-234-5019
    St. Stephen Catholic Church
    1112 SE 41st Ave.
    Portland, OR
     
     
     

    All are welcome to a Holy Hour to pray for the repose of the souls of those buried at our local Catholic cemeteries. This one-hour service includes Exposition and Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament, as well as the Holy Rosary, Chaplet of Divine Mercy, and other prayers for the dead.

    Taking place in the Gethsemani chapel (from the front gate, on the right) at 11:00 am on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, Sept. 16 through December 16.

     
    Contact Maria at ph. 503-659-1350
    Gethsemani Catholic Cemetery, chapel
    11666 SE Stevens Road
    Happy Valley, OR
     
     
     

    Fount of Mercy healing services, every 4th Monday during 2014:  Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 24 and Dec. 29
     
    6:00 pm  Mass
    6:30 pm  Eucharistic exposition, Adoration, Reconciliation, Soaking Prayer, Benediction.
     
    The service on Sept. 22 will be a Healing of Families.  You will need to read "Healing of Families" and bring paperwork to the healing services in Oct.-December.

     
    Contact Coordinator Leann Graunitz ph. 360-751-8072
    Immaculate Heart of Mary Church
    2200 Allen St.
    Kelso, WA
     
     
     

    Join us as we participate in the First Saturday Devotion with Archbishop Sample and parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Portland.  This devotion originated from the Church-approved Marian apparitions at Fatima.  On the first Saturday of each month, the faithful are asked to:

    • Go to Confession
    • Receive Holy Communion
    • Pray the Rosary
    • Meditate for 15 minutes on a mystery of the Rosary

    All of these actions should be offered for the intention of making reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.  The next five Saturdays are: Aug. 2, Sep. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1 and Dec. 6.  It can be started in any month and continue for five consecutive months.  
     
    Additional details and a list of parishes offering First Saturday Mass can be found on the archdiocesan website: www.archdpdx.org

     
     
     
    09/03/2014 to 09/05/2014  

    Popular Catholic radio psychologist Dr. Ray Guarendi, host of "The Doctor Is In", is coming to Oregon to help Catholic Broadcasting Northwest celebrate its 25th anniversary with entertaining and meaningful presentations on the family, parenting, and being Catholic.  You are invited to attend all three nights as each talk will cover a different topic.  
     
    Starting time every night is 7:00 pm., with a reception afterward.
     
    Wednesday, Sept. 3
    Topic: “Back to the Family”
    St. Mary Church, 1062 Charnelton St., Eugene
     
    Thursday, Sept. 4
    Topic: “Standing Strong as a Parent”
    St. Joseph Church, 721 Chemeketa St. NE, Salem
     
    Friday, Sept. 5
    Topic: “Why Be Catholic?”
    Christ the King Church, 7414 SE Michael Dr., Milwaukie
     
    Admission is free, and a free will offering will be taken.
     
    “The Doctor Is In” airs weekdays 10:00-11:00 am on Catholic Broadcasting NW.

     
    Contact ph. 503-285-5200 or toll-free 1-888-823-5286
     
     
    09/03/2014  

    Retired Auxiliary Bishop Ken Steiner and others (including 2 priests) will play 100 holes of golf to draw awareness to Martha & Mary Ministries and its work as Portland's only residential home ministering to people at the end of their lives and their entry into eternal life.
     
    3 ways to support the golf marathon and Martha & Mary’s important mission of dignity, compassion and care:
     
    Play in the golf marathon on Wed., Sept. 3:  28 players, each committed to raising $2,000, are needed to play in our 2-player scramble.
    Pay to sponsor a golfer
    Pray for the success of their efforts and for the residents, staff and volunteers of this important ministry.
     
    www.marthamaryministries.org/golf

     
    Contact Stephen Wasserberger, ph. 503-954-3840, e-mail life@marthamaryministries.org
    Stone Creek Golf Club
    14603 S. Stoneridge Dr.
    Oregon City, OR
     
     
    09/13/2014  

    Holy Cross Parish in North Portland, in collaboration with Oregon Catholic Press, proudly presents "¡Cantemos al Señor! – Noche de Oración y Alabanza" (Sing to the Lord! – Evening Prayer and Praise) at University of Portland's Buckley Center Auditorium.  The event will be presented exclusively in Spanish.  Featuring musicians Azeneth González, Estela García–López, Rodolfo López and Jessica and Koren Ruíz
     
    Saturday, Sept. 13, 7:00–10:00 pm
     
    General admission tickets: $8 in advance/$10 at the door
     
    http://www.ocpenespanol.org/events/6338

     
    Contact Carmina Perez at Holy Cross Parish office, ph. 503-289-7188
    Univ. of Portland, Buckley Center Auditorium
    5000 N. Willamette Blvd.
    Portland, OR
     
     
    09/13/2014  

    You are invited to Our Lady of the Lake for a day filled with good food, great live music, games and family fun.
     
    Saturday, September 13, 11:00 am-3:00 pm

    • music by the band “Ants in the Kitchen”, with Father John Kerns and Father Charles Wood joining in for a couple of songs
    • menu:  fish tacos, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, side dishes and sweet treats
    • games and fun:  face painting, bouncy house, volleyball, 3-legged race and other games
    • free blood pressure screenings and health tips 
    • non-perishable food will be collected for the St. Vincent DePaul.

     
    Tickets: $7 meal ticket, $1 for each "fun" ticket.  Tickets available on-site the day of the event, or go to https://oll-parish.weshareonline.org/Festival
     
    http://ollparish.com

     
    Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church
    650 A Ave.
    Lake Oswego, OR
     
     
    09/13/2014  

    The 2nd annual National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children will be observed on Saturday, September 13.  You are invited to join the memorial service in your local area to commemorate the more than 55 million children whose lives have been lost to legal abortion.  Through our prayer, we will ensure that these unborn children are not forgotten.  
     
    St. Matthew Church, 475 SE Third Ave., Hillsboro OR
    Mass at 8:15 am, followed by a procession to a Knights of Columbus memorial site.
    For more info. contact Georgia Perry, ph. 503-640-8893 or e-mail georgiafred1962@yahoo.com
     
    St. Mary Church, 1062 Charnelton St., Eugene OR
    Service at 12 noon at the memorial site in the square
    For more info. contact Mary Ellen, ph. 541-344-4286 or Jo, ph. 541-689-5701

     
     
     
    09/27/2014  

    10:00 am-2:00 pm
    Mass, Renewal of Vows, reception and children's activities

    All are invited to celebrate the sanctity of marriage and family on Saturday, Sept. 27 at St. Francis Church in Sherwood.

    Freewill offering to cover expenses

     
    Contact Rob and Sharla Walsh, ph. 503-620-7377
    St. Francis Catholic Church
    15651 SW Oregon St.
    Sherwood, OR
     
     
    10/18/2014  

    All are welcome to the White Mass, a Mass for doctors and other providers of health care, to be celebrated by Archbishop Alexander K. Sample at St. Mary’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
     
    Saturday, October 18, 5:30 pm (vigil Mass for Sunday)
     
    October 18 is the feast day of St. Luke, patron saint of physicians.

     
    St. Mary's Cathedral
    NW 18th Ave. and Couch St.
    Portland, OR
     
     
    09/24/2014 to 11/02/2014  

    "40 Days for Life" is a time of prayer, fasting and peaceful witness in front of abortion clinics.  The next time of witness will be Wed., Sept. 24-Sunday, Nov. 2.  Please sign up for an hour of prayer with us.

     
    Portland
    Location:  outside Planned Parenthood, 3727 NE MLKing Jr., Blvd., Portland, at the public right-of-way
    Days and times:  every day 7:00 am-7:00 pm
    Contact:  Therese Ruesink, ph. 503-997-1884, e-mail ruesinktherese@comcast.net  
     
    Opening Mass, Saturday, Sept. 27 - Mass at 8:00 am with Bishop Peter Smith, St. Rose of Lima Church, 2727 NE 54th Ave., Portland
    After Mass:  Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy with Father John Boyle, in front of Planned Parenthood, 3727 NE ML King, Jr. Blvd., Portland
     
    40daysforlife.com/local-campaigns/portland/
     
    Eugene
    Location:  outside Planned Parenthood, 3579 Franklin Blvd., Eugene (Glenwood area)
    Days and times:  Monday-Saturday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm
    Contacts:  Lynda, ph. 541-844-9399, e-mail lteutsch@comcast.net; Love, ph. 541-521-7142, e-mail rosaryvigil@hotmail.com; or Teresa, ph. 541-689-8070, e-mail olsdan@proaxis.com
     
     
     
    10/31/2014 to 11/02/2014  

    Rachel’s Vineyard retreats assist women and men to safely identify and heal from the various ways abortion experiences have knowingly and unknowingly impacted their lives and relationships.  Sessions help to reconcile with God, children lost to abortion, and oneself.
     
    Next retreat is Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in Portland.
     
    www.rachelsvineyard.org
    View a Project Rachel video at www.catholiccharitiesoregon.org

     
    Contact ph. 1-800-249-8074, e-mail ProjectRachel@Catholiccharitiesoregon.org
    Portland, OR
     
     
    10/22/2014  

    Faustina is a live theatrical one-woman drama performed by actress Maria Vargo and directed by Leonardo Defilippis of Saint Luke Productions.  The production runs ninety minutes and is suitable for ages 13 and up.  This is an inspiring and riveting dramatic portrayal not to be missed.
     
    Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7:00 pm
     
    Free-will offering
     
    Sponsored by Sacred Heart - St. Louis Parish    www.shstl.org

     
    Information: Sandi Belleque ph. 503-792-4231, e-mail dre@sacredheart-stlouis.org
    Sacred Heart Church
    485 7th St.
    Gervais, OR
     
     
    09/27/2014  

    2nd annual "She's My Girl, He's My Dad" father/daughter conference at Clark College in Vancouver: for all daughters age 12 and up who yearn for a close relationship with their dad, and for all dads who want to mend a broken relationship or just be the dad she deserves.

    Saturday, Sept. 27, 8:30 am-2:30 pm

    $49/pair if signed up by August 1
    $59/pair for sign ups August 1-Sept. 26
    $69/pair for sign ups on day of the event

    Scholarships available. Register at www.betterdads.net

     
    Contact Justin, e-mail utefarrell@hotmail.com
    Clark College Vancouver, WA
     
     
    10/15/2014  

    All Catholic women are invited to the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women's annual day of retreat at Our Lady of Peace Retreat House on Wed., Oct. 15. Archbishop Emeritus John Vlazny will lead this special event with the theme "The Gospel of Joy".

    The day starts with registration at 8:30 am and ends with Benediction at 2:00 pm. Fee of $35 covers conferences and lunch. Please mail to Barbara Francescon, Treasurer, 11508 SE 48th Ave., Milwaukie OR 97222.

     
    Contact President Suzanne Anker, ph. 503-252-2574 or Barbara, ph. 503-659-3034
    Our Lady of Peace Retreat House
    3600 SW 170th Ave.
    Beaverton, OR
     
     
    11/21/2014 to 11/23/2014  

    Introduction and registration on Monday, Nov. 3, 6:30 pm.  Full schedule will be available at that time.
     
    Seminar schedule
    Friday evening, Nov. 21, starting at 5:00 pm (registration)
    Saturday, Nov. 22, 8:30 am-Saturday evening.  Lunch provided.
    Sunday, Nov. 23, 9:00 am-after Mass in the afternoon.  Lunch provided.
     
    Fee: $10.00
     
    Presented by Anawim Prayer Group

     
    Contact Lucille Hadden, ph. 360-232-8299, e-mail dlhadden@gmail.com
    Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish
    2200 Allen St.
    Kelso, WA
     
     
    10/04/2014  

    Women's First Saturday at St. Cyril Catholic Church presents Father Richard Keolker, who will speak on "The theology and vision of the Second Vatican Council, ours to keep alive."

    Saturday, October 4, 9:30-11:00 am

     
    St. Cyril Parish Hall
    9201 SW 5th St.
    Wilsonville, OR
     
     
    09/29/2014 to 10/02/2014  

    International Catholic evangelist Richard Lane returns to the Portland area to lead a mission at St. Matthew Parish in Hillsboro.
     
    "Standing on the Rock of Faith" will take place Monday, Sept. 29-Thursday, Oct. 2, both after the 8:30 am Mass and at 7:00 pm.  All sessions will last about an hour, and each session will build upon the previous one.
     
    Richard Lane's website:  www.CatholicEvangelist.net

     
    Contact Marie Mendez-Nunez, ph. 503-648-1998 x246, e-mail mmendez-nunez@stmatthewhillsboro.org
    St. Matthew Catholic Church
    447 SE 3rd Ave.
    Hillsboro, OR
     
     
    09/18/2014 to 09/21/2014  

    "A Stroll Down Memory Lane" - St. Mary’s 44th annual Quilt & Crafts Fair
     
    Thurs., September 18-Sunday, Sept. 21, 10:00 am–4:00 pm
     
    See a collection of quilts and wall hangings for sale and display, plus a craft bazaar, in scenic Vernonia.  Enjoy a taste of our famous soups, pies and rolls for lunch, served daily at 11:00 am.
     
    Admission is $1, raffle quilt tickets $1 each or 6 for $5

     
    Contact Willamae ph. 503-429-7871, Mary 503-366-8014 or Pat K. 503-429-5641
    St. Mary's Catholic Church
    960 Missouri Ave.
    Vernonia, OR
     
     
    10/01/2014 to 11/05/2014  

    The Returning Catholic Ministry at Our Lady of the Lake Church invites inactive and semi-active Catholics to come together for conversation and reconnection with their Catholic faith in an environment of openness and hospitality.  Themed sessions will be held 7:00-8:30 pm on Wednesdays from Oct. 1 through Nov. 5, with the possibility of an additional four Wednesday sessions afterwards.

     
    Contact Irene Boone, ph. 503-636-3125 or Margaret Jamieson, ph. 503-635-2915
    Our Lady of the Lake, Cana Room in the parish center
    650 "A" Avenue
    Lake Oswego, OR
     
     
    09/13/2014  

    Dinner and dance in the gym with live music, auction, drawings, Spanish dance and great food! 
     
    Saturday, Sept. 13, 6:00-11:00 pm
     
    $30 per person.  Get tickets at http://www.ourladyofsorrowspdx.org/

     
    Our Lady of Sorrows Parish
    5239 SE Woodstock Blvd.
    Portland, OR