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  • She gives us all a chance for Olympic-like glory
    A member of Cathedral Parish in Portland who also sits on the Seminary Tea Committee runs Oregon’s most massive and diverse sporting event each year.
  • Priests' group says it's 'sad, angry, frustrated' by abuse scandals

    WASHINGTON — The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests said its members are "sad ... angry ... frustrated" over continued reports involving fellow priests and a lack of accountability by bishops.

  • ‘HUMANE VITAE’ AT 50
    In the summer of 1968, a time even more roiled than our own, Pope Paul VI issued an encyclical that caused an uproar. The pages of the Catholic Sentinel from August of that year show that parts of the church went different ways on the question of artificial birth control within marriage.
  • Soccer star open about his faith
    One of the most admired players in Major League Soccer is a dedicated Catholic who quietly speaks with God each morning. Known as the “Maestro” for his skillful and intelligent play, Diego Valeri has become an Oregon icon as midfielder and captain for the Portland Timbers. Fans wave flags bearing his bearded image and inscribed simply, “El Rey.”
  • Cardinal says 'sorrow, disgust, rage' are 'righteous' reactions to abuse
    CHICAGO — "Sorrow, disgust, outrage -- these are righteous feelings" for all to have in reaction to the latest abuse scandal in the Catholic Church, Cardinal Blase J. Cupich said in an Aug. 17 statement.
    
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  • A member of Cathedral Parish in Portland who also sits on the Seminary Tea Committee runs Oregon’s most massive and diverse sporting event each year. READ MORE>>
  • One of the most admired players in Major League Soccer is a dedicated Catholic who quietly speaks with God each morning. Known as the “Maestro” for his skillful and intelligent play, Diego Valeri has become an Oregon icon as midfielder and captain for the Portland Timbers. Fans wave flags bearing his bearded image and inscribed simply, “El Rey.” READ MORE>>
  • Members of Sacred Heart Parish in Southeast Portland came out and walked the Stepping Out To Cure Scleroderma Walk July 14 in honor and support of parishioner Maria Rivelli, who has the disease.
  • Are our eyes open to God’s handiwork in all of creation — the snow-capped mountains, the fluffy white cloud floating across the horizon, the first star in the evening sky, the unborn child, the middle-aged man suffering from schizophrenia?
  • Sultans, commanders come to life in battles important to Catholics
    Michael Greaney ties political, social and psychological factors into his riveting history of Turkish military incursions into Europe. After opening with the 11th-century's Battle of Manzikert in Anatolia, the author spends the rest of the book examining military clashes in eastern Europe and the Mediterranean during the Ottoman's zenith from 1462 to 1621.
  • Every Monday morning for the past 30 years, members of the Dorothy Day Catholic Worker community in Washington, D.C. have been making their way across the Potomac River to pray and nonviolently witness for peace in front of the most symbolic war planning, war-making headquarters on earth: the Pentagon.

The migrant's companion
“People say they don’t like immigrants but I always ask, ‘Who cleans your house? Who washes your dishes in restaurants? Who takes care of your elders?’” says Dagoberto Morales. “People allow immigrants into the most intimate parts of their lives. Then they say they don’t want them?”
Lady Hill Winery
It’s a place to talk soil pH, medieval architecture, pasture health, Renaissance polyphony, grape cluster tightness and papal encyclicals — even before sipping an entire glass of pinot noir.
Liberated by downsizing
Downsizing was hard, but it made them feel liberated.
Benedictine women’s spiritual work alive and well
Benedictine women’s spiritual work alive and well
Corpus Christi 2018
During Mass and procession in downtown Portland June 3, Catholics make their eucharistic faith public.
  • Most Rev. Alexander Sample

    Many people, including myself, have come to a point where we are seriously limiting our viewing of cable news television. The divisive rhetoric, the vitriol and the lack of respect and kindness people are showing to one another these days is sad and depressing. Where has civility gone?

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