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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 November 23, Dec. 28, Jan. 25 and Feb. 22.  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
     
     
     

    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. 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
     
     
     

    Join Celebrant Archbishop Alexander Sample for the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass at St Rose of Lima Parish to celebrate the founding of the Holy Spirit Sisters from the Diocese of Moshi Tanzania.  All are welcome.  A reception will follow the Mass. 
    For details -503-239-0328

     
    St Rose of Lima Parish
    2727 NE 54th Ave
    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
     
     

    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
     
     
     

    "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  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
     
     
     

    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
     
     
     

    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
     
     
     

    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
     
     
     

    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

     
     
     
     
    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" 
     
     

    www.reparationsisters.org

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

    35th annual craft fair at St. Louis in Gervais.  Items for sale include canned goods, jewelry, hair accessories and more!
     
    Friday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 8, 9:00 am-4:00 pm

     
    St. Louis Parish
    14013 Manning Rd. NE
    Gervais, 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 through December 16.

     
    Contact Maria at ph. 503-659-1350
    Gethsemani Catholic Cemetery, chapel
    11666 SE Stevens Road
    Happy Valley, OR
     
     
    10/31/2014  

    Bishop Peter Smith will offer an All Souls Mass for those who have been laid to rest in our diocesan Catholic cemeteries over the last year.
     
    Friday, October 31, 2:00 pm, with refreshments following
     
    www.ccpdxor.com

     
    Contact Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery ph. 503-292-6621
    Gethsemani Catholic Cemetery, Chapel
    11666 SE Stevens Rd.
    Happy Valley, 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
     
     
    11/21/2014  

    Festival Chorale Oregon presents Hoping in Darkness, a concert featuring Hugo Distler's Totentanz and Gabriel Fauré's Requiem.  Concert to be held at St. Joseph Church in Salem and will benefit the church's Organ Restoration Fund.
     
    Friday, November 21, 7:30 pm
     
    Tickets: $20 general, $15 seniors, $5 students.  Available at the door, at Travel Café in Salem or online at www.festivalchorale.org

     
    St. Joseph Church
    721 Chemeketa St. NE
    Salem, 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
     
     
    11/08/2014  

    Join members of the World Apostolate of Fatima (WAF) on Saturday Nov. 8 for a Marian workshop by Fr. John Boyle during WAF's 14th annual archdiocesan council meeting.  Fr. Boyle's workshop will focus on deepening our devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary - a great way to prepare for Advent!
     
    Starts at 7:30 am with Rosary and Mass, continuing in Siena Hall, with the meeting, presentation on Fatima devotions and Marian workshop.  Breakfast and lunch will be included, and the day will finish at 2:30 pm.

     
    Contact ph. 503-784-8039
    Holy Rosary Church and Siena Hall
    375 NE Clackamas St.
    Portland, OR
     
     
    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
     
     
    11/22/2014  

    6th annual Fall Craft Fair at St. John the Apostle's parish center in Oregon City

    Saturday, November 22, 10:00 am-7:00 pm

    Featuring homemade gifts and crafts, jewelry, candles, art, woodwork, items for home and kitchen; snack bar. Mobility-aid accessible location. Sponsored by Court St. Anne, Oregon City Catholic Daughters of the Americas.

     
    St. John the Apostle Catholic Church
    5th & Center
    Oregon City, 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
     
     
    12/01/2014  

    Michael Allen Harrison and special guest Julianne Johnson continue a heartwarming holiday tradition for the 13th year, as a benefit for St. Philip Neri Parish's Altar Society. A reception follows with traditional homemade cookies.

    Monday, December 1, 7:00 pm

    Tickets: $15 regular admission, $25 preferred seating. Call office ph. 503-231-4955 for tickets.

     
    St. Philip Neri Catholic Church
    2408 SE 16th Ave.
    Portland, OR
     
     
    11/29/2014  

    Start off the Advent season with a Saturday retreat at St. James Church in Molalla. Fr. Theodore Lange will lead us in "Journeying to Christmas with Mary" on Nov. 29, 9:00am-2:00 pm. Light lunch included.

    No cost/donation only. RSVP to Susie Snyder, ph. 503-829-9169, or just come and bring the family!

     
    St. James Catholic Church
    301 Frances St.
    Molalla, OR
     
     
    10/02/2014  

    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. 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
     
     
    10/30/2014  

    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
     
     
    10/31/2014 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
     
     
    11/07/2014  

    "Our Catholic Faith" - free concert with Donna Cori Gibson at St. Juan Diego Parish in NW Portland.  CD prize drawing, too!  Free-will offering will be taken.
     
    Friday, Nov. 7, 6:30 pm
     
    www.DonnaCoriGibson.com

     
    Contact ph. 503-644-1617
    St. Juan Diego Church
    5995 NW 178th Ave.
    Portland, OR
     
     
    11/03/2014  

    St. Francis Catholic Church in Sherwood invites you to join its Respect Life Committee and Deacon Bill Bloudek for a holy hour on the eve of national Election Day. Please come to pray at this critical time in our nation's history.

    Monday, Nov. 3 at 7:00 pm.

    Benediction and Eucharistic Adoration, music, readings, a reflection by Deacon Bill, Rosary, Chaplet of Divine Mercy, petitions, sung litany

     
    Contact parish office ph. 503-625-6185
    St. Francis Catholic Church
    15651 SW Oregon St.
    Sherwood, OR
     
     
    11/06/2014 to 12/04/2014  

    Study the Sympto-Thermal Method of Natural Family Planning at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Learn to appreciate and work with the gift of fertility. The classes will be Thursdays, Nov. 6 & 20 and Dec. 4 at 7:00 pm.

    $35 for the three-class series

     
    Contact Ann Makar, ph. 360-910-1907, e-mail amakar1@gmail.com
    St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
    8701 NE 119th St.
    Vancouver, WA
     
     
    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
     
     
    11/07/2014  

    Hand-embroidered dish towels, pillow cases, knit hats and more. Traditional Polish dinner served all day for $10.

    Friday, November 7, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

     
    Contact Jane Hill, ph. 503-314-3414
    St. Stanislaus Catholic Church
    3916 N. Interstate Ave.
    Portland, OR
     
     
    11/07/2014 to 11/09/2014  

    Get ready to have your spirit truly enlivened with the Holy Spirit! Featuring Fr. Norman Fischer of the diocese of Lexington, Kentucky.

    Friday, Nov. 7, 6:30 pm ~ Revival Service
    Saturday, Nov. 8 ~ 9:30 am-1:30 pm workshops and Confession, 6:30 am Revival Service
    Sunday, Nov. 9 ~ 11:00 am Mass, reception following

    Presented by Immaculate Heart Of Mary Church & The Knights Of Peter Claver, Ladies Auxiliary #225
    Sponsored by the African American Catholic Community of Oregon

     
    Contact ph. 503-287-3724
    Immaculate Heart of Mary Church
    2910 N. Williams 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.  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  
     
    Life Chain - Sunday, Oct. 26, 2:30-4:00 pm, along NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. near Planned Parenthood (at Beech St.)
    Prayer vigil - Sat., Nov. 1, 11:00 am, outside Planned Parenthood on NE MLK, Jr. Blvd.
    Closing Mass - Sun., Nov. 2, 11:00 am, St. Mary's Cathedral, NW 18th Ave. & Couch St.  Mass celebrant will be Archbishop Alexander Sample.
     
    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
     
     
     
    11/16/2014  

    Alter Wiener, one of the few Holocaust survivors living in Portland, will give a presentation at Our Lady of the Lake on Sunday, November 16.  He has given nearly 900 presentations about his autobiography, which was published in 2007.  Mr. Wiener's book, 64734-From A Name to A Number, will be available for $20; book signing after the talk.
     
    Sunday, November 16, 2:00 pm
     
    Free admission, and a free will offering will be taken.  Hosted by the adult education and faith formation team (A GiFT) at Our Lady of the Lake Parish
     
    www.ollparish.com

     
    Our Lady of the Lake Church, parish hall
    790 A Ave.
    Lake Oswego, OR