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    Faustina:  Messenger of Divine Mercy is a live theatrical one-woman drama performed by actress Maria Vargo and directed by Leonardo Defilippis of Saint Luke Productions.  This is an inspiring and riveting dramatic portrayal not to be missed.
     
    The production runs 90 min. and is suitable for ages 13 and up.  Admission is by free-will offering.
     

    Sacred Heart Church, 485 7th St., Gervais

    Wed., Oct. 22, 7:00 pm

    For information, contact Sandi Belleque ph. 503-792-4231, e-mail dre@sacredheart-stlouis.org

    Sponsored by Sacred Heart - St. Louis Parish    www.shstl.org
     

    Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 790 A Avenue, Lake Oswego

    Thurs., Oct. 23, 7:00 pm

    Books, CDs and other items for sale

    For information, go to www.ollparish.com

     
     
     
     

    A new Catholic group to provide support to those dealing with a recent divorce begins meeting Sunday, Oct. 12 at 2:30 pm.  The group will meet at Resurrection Parish in Tualatin for twelve weeks and be facilitated by counselor Lily Grace, M.A.  Materials will be provided.
     
    No cost, but please register in advance.

     
    Contact Lily Grace, ph. 503-974-9876 or the parish office, ph. 503-638-1579
    Resurrection Catholic Parish
    21060 SW Stafford Rd., in the parish office's Fireside Room
    Tualatin, OR
     
     
     

    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
     
     
     

    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
     
     
     

    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
     
     

    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

     
     
     
     

    Our Lady of the Lake Parish invites you to participate in its stewardship program, called "Serving Praying Sharing". In October "Praying" is the focus, with a prayer opportunity every day from October 1-30.

    Oct. 3 - Eucharistic Adoration, 9:00 am-12:00 noon
    Oct. 4 - Blessing of the Animals, 10:00 am
    Oct. 5-13 - Novena for Our Lady of Fatima
    Oct. 6 - Centering prayer mini-workshop, 7:00 pm
    Oct. 12 - Donna Cori Gibson in concert, 1:00 pm
    Oct. 15 - Charismatic Prayer Group, 11:00 am
    Oct. 17 - "Prayer Jam", 7:30 pm
    Oct. 19 - Prayers for World Mission Sunday
    Oct. 23 - Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy drama, 7:00 pm
    Oct. 24-25 - 24-Hour Prayer Vigil, starts 3:00 pm
    Oct. 30 - Marian prayer service, 7:00 pm

    http://www.ollparish.com/

     
    For more information, contact Kim Calkins, ph. 503-636-7687, e-mail kimc@ollparish.com
    Our Lady of the Lake Parish
    650 A Avenue
    Lake Oswego, OR
     
     
     

    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
     
     
     

    Fount of Mercy healing services, every 4th Monday during 2014: 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

     
     
     
     
    Mass of Healing
    Sunday, Oct. 5 at 4:00 pm
     
    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
     
     
     

    "Making Love Last" is a monthly series presented by marriage and family therapist Martin Gay at Queen of Peace Parish in Salem. This workshop is for those interested in learning how to sustain and strengthen their relationships.

    Mondays as listed below, 7:00-8:30 pm

    Oct. 20 "What Happened to the Trust?"
    Nov. 17 "Connecting Through Communication"
    Feb. 9 "Working Through Our Problems Intentionally"
    March 9 "Connecting Through Intimacy"
    April 13 "Trusting Again"

    No fee for this series, but please do register - phone 503-375-6362 or go to www.martingay.com

     
    Queen of Peace Church, gathering area
    corner of Friendship Ave. SE and Lone Oak Rd. SE
    Salem, OR
     
     
    12/03/2014  

    Come and prepare for the holy season of Advent with an day retreat at Our Lady of Peace in Beaverton.  Father Eric Andersen will talk on the theme "Whosoever will be saved: St. Athanasius."
     
    Wednesday, December 3, 9:00 am-2:30 pm (doors open at 8:30 am)
     
    $40 per person, including lunch
     
    Register online at www.olpretreat.org or by phone 503-649-7127

     
    Contact office ph. 503-649-7127
    Our Lady of Peace Retreat House
    3600 SW 170th Ave.
    Beaverton, OR
     
     
    10/18/2014  

    Put on your lederhosen and costumes and come to the Oktoberfest celebration at Resurrection's Rossman Hall. There will be live German music, dancing, bingo with great prizes, face painting for kids. The menu will feature apple strudel and Mt. Angel Sausage Company's bratwurst.

    Saturday, Oct. 18, 5:30-8:00 pm

    Tickets: $20 for adults, $10 for kids. Save $2.50 per ticket with advance purchase from the parish office.

     
    Contact parish office, ph. 503-638-1579
    Resurrection Catholic Parish
    21060 SW Stafford Road
    Tualatin, OR
     
     
    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
     
     
    10/02/2014 to 10/30/2014  

    The Proto-Cathedral of St. James invites all adults in their 20’s and 30’s (single & married) to its new Theology on Tap series, taking place every Thursday night of October.

    Come at 7:00 pm for social time.  Featured talks start at 7:30 pm

     
    Oct. 2 Heaven
    Oct. 9 Understanding Truth: How can ancient Bible stories be more trustworthy than modern scientific data?
    Oct. 16 Faith in Action: Can you really transform society?
    Oct. 23 Organized Religion:  Why do we need it?
    Oct. 30 Just War in an unjust world

     
    Contact Joseph Salazar at the parish, ph. 360-693-3052.
    Brickhouse Bar & Grill
    109 W. 15th St. (downtown)
    Vancouver, 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
     
     
    10/19/2014  

    St. Therese Parish's authentic Italian spaghetti & sausage dinner is coming up on Sunday, October 19, 12:00–6:00 pm.  Drive-up take-out available.
     
    Tickets
    adults $12
    seniors $10
    age 4-12 $6
    age 3 and under are free

     
    St. Therese Parish
    1260 NE 132nd Ave.
    Portland, 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
     
     
    10/25/2014  

    The Beaverton Vicariate invites you to join their celebration of the 50th anniversary of “Sacrosanctum Concilium,” the Vatican Council’s Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy, with Mass, breakfast and a talk by Fr. Dick Rutherford, CSC, professor emeritus of Sacramental & Liturgical Theology at Univ. of Portland.  All are welcome!
     
    Saturday, October 25, 8:00 am-12:30 pm
    8:00 am Mass
    8:30 am breakfast
    9:15 am presentation by Fr. Dick Rutherford, CSC
     
    Suggested donation $1-$10

     
    St. Pius X Community Center
    1280 NW Saltzman Rd.
    Portland, 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
     
     
    10/26/2014  

    St. Sharbel's Ladies Guild is hosting its annual Lebanese dinner on Sunday, October 26, 12:00 noon-6:00 pm.

    Dinner tickets are $15. Menu includes chicken and beef kabob with garlic dip, rice with beans, tabouli salad and hummus with pita bread. American and Lebanese pastries for sale.

    www.saintsharbel.com

     
    St. Sharbel Parish
    1804 SE 16th Ave.
    Portland, OR
     
     
    10/30/2014  

    This theology series takes place at the Cathedral Center next door to St. Mary's Cathedral. Entrance on NW 17th Ave.

    Thursday, October 30, 7:00-9:00 pm

    Our topic in October is "Mad, Bad, and Enlightening to Know: the Personalism of St. John Paul II and Lord Byron". John McNichol will give a fresh, easy-to-understand introduction to a Catholic philosophy that the average person can grasp and start to follow. Come for a relaxed evening in a family-friendly environment; bring your questions, thoughts and insights.

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/508162215953477/

     
    Contact Katelynn, e-mail kkiefer99@hotmail.com or Dan, e-mail daniel.j.lower@gmail.com
    St. Mary's Cathedral - Cathedral Center
    1716 NW Davis St.
    Portland, OR
     
     
    10/07/2014 to 12/02/2014  

    Married and engaged couples: the Dynamic Marriage course is coming to St. Patrick Parish. Revitalize your marriage with this 9-week course. Limited to the first twelve couples who register.

    Tuesday nights, Oct. 7-Dec. 2, 7:00-9:00 pm

    Cost $130. Register in advance by calling the parish, ph. 503-222-4086 or go to http://stpatrickpdx.org/dynamic-marriage-course/

     
    Contact Terri Gilbride, ph. 360-600-3323, e-mail tlg_bride@yahoo.com
    St. Patrick Parish
    1623 NW 19th Ave.
    Portland, OR
     
     
    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 http://www.catholiccharitiesoregon.org/services_project.asp

     
    Contact ph. 1-800-249-8074, e-mail ProjectRachel@Catholiccharitiesoregon.org
    Portland, OR
     
     
    10/14/2014  

    CYO/Camp Howard is hosting its 4th annual benefit dinner to raise $200,000 for scholarships and camperships for children.  Keynote Speaker will be Pat Casey, coach of Oregon State University's baseball team.
     
    Tuesday, October 14, 6:00 pm
     
    For details or to register online, go to www.champions-of-faith.org

     
    Contact Ann Reinhart, ph. 503-231-9484 or annr@cyocamphoward.org
    Oregon Convention Center, Oregon Ballroom
    777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
    Portland, OR
     
     
    10/19/2014  

    Mark your calendars for this special presentation on progress at Salisa Bana (Light of Africa) Boarding School in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Take a look at the beautiful young children being helped in this very poor country.

    Sunday, Oct. 19, 12:00 noon

     
    Contact Deacon Jim Pittman, ph. 503-312-5692
    St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church
    18211 S. Henrici Rd.
    Oregon City, OR
     
     
    10/11/2014  

    On Saturday, Oct. 11, we will pray all four mysteries of the Rosary, sing and process with a beautiful statue of Our Lady of Fatima through the streets of Beaverton. We will pray in reparation, for peace in the world, and for the conversion of sinners - just as Our Lady asked.

    Sat., Oct. 11 at 12:00 noon

     
    Contact Becky, ph. 503-649-6712
    Corner of SW 1st St. and SW Betts 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
     
     
    10/27/2014 to 10/29/2014  

    You are invited to the Proto-Cathedral of St. James for a 3-day mission on the Blessed Virgin, the angels and spiritual warfare.  Includes an opportunity to apply and interview for formation year for the Consecration to the Guardian Angel.
     
    Monday, Oct. 27-Wed., Oct. 29
    11:00 am Conference
    12:10 pm Mass
    7:00 pm* Conference (Mon. & Tues. only)
     
    *Wed. evening's conference starts at 6:30 pm, followed by Mass at 7:30 pm.
     
    For info. on Opus Angelorum, go to www.opusangelorum.org

     
    Contact parish office ph. 360-693-3052
    Proto-Cathedral of St. James
    218 W. 12th St.
    Vancouver, WA
     
     
    10/11/2014  
    • arts & crafts vendors
    • donated goods for sale
    • hot dogs and soda by Knights of Columbus
    • face painting and balloon art for the kids

    Saturday, Oct. 11, 9:00 am-4:00 pm
     
    Still looking for vendors, donated goods and volunteers!

     
    Contact ph. 541-510-7592, e-mail eugenefleamarket@yahoo.com
    St. Mary Catholic Church
    1062 Charnelton St.
    Eugene, OR
     
     
    10/05/2014  

    The Friends of St. Agatha will host its 3rd annual dinner to raise funds and awareness for St. Agatha Catholic School. All proceeds from the dinner go directly to benefit St. Agatha Catholic School and its students.

    Sunday, October 5, 4:00–7:00 pm

    Tickets are $80 each, available for purchase at the school. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

    Visit www.friendsofstagatha.org

     
    Contact April Lough, ph. 503-234-5500, e-mail lough620@gmail.com
    St. Agatha School gymnasium
    7960 SE 15th Ave.
    Portland, 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
     
     
    10/18/2014  

    Join us for this concert at The Madeleine Parish in NE Portland as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of L'Arche International with Julianne R. Johnson and Michael Allen Harrison.

    Saturday, October 18, 7:30 pm

    Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door

    Raffle tickets for a trip to Las Vegas: $50 - only 200 to be sold

    www.larche-portland.org/benefit-concert.html

     
    Contact 503-251-6901 for questions and to reserve tickets
    The Madeleine Parish
    3123 NE 24th Ave.
    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  
     
    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