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2016 CONFIRMATION SCHEDULE

 

"Confirmation completes the grace of Baptism by a special outpouring of the gifts of the Holy Spirit, which seal or "confirm" the baptized union with Christ and equip them for active participation in the worship and apostolic life of the church"

(Catechism of the Catholic Church - glossary)

 

 

 

 


2016 Save the Dates:

 

Chrism Mass
Wednesday, March 16th

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Transitional Deacon Ordination

Saturday, May 21st

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Priesthood Ordination
Saturday, June 4th

 


Pope Francis Releases New Encyclical:

On Care for Our Common Home

 



Pope Francis’ new encyclical will resonate with many people in the Pacific Northwest and in Oregon.  In “Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home,” the Pope reminds us all of our responsibility to care for the earth – and one another.  “What kind of world do we want to leave to those who come after us, to children who are now growing up?” asks the Pope.  “Leaving an inhabitable planet to future generations is up to us.”  Read More


 


 

UPDATED TAX FRAUD INFORMATION  - 2/1/16



 


Archbishop Alexander K. Sample - Pastoral Statement on Supreme Court Decision Legalizing Same-Sex “Marriage”

(Dated June 26, 2015)


Archbishop Alexander K. Sample -
Pastoral Statement on Assisted Suicide

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Consecration of the

Archdiocese of Portland

to Mary under the title

 "Immaculate Heart of Our Lady of Fatima"

 

Consecration and First Saturdays Devotion

-- Background Information --

click here 

 

First Saturday Devotions: click here

 

List of Parishes with Saturday Masses: click here

 


 

See our Evangelization web page to find:

Evangelization: Where to Begin Evangelization and Outreach: Bibliography  

 


 

 

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' statement on Assisted Suicide:
To Live Each Day with Dignity
- read
 

  Includes Fact Sheets:

Suicide and assisted suicide: the role of depression

U.S. Supreme Court's 1997 Decisions on Assisted Suicide

Assisted Suicide: What is at stake?

 

Prayer resources

Selected Educational articles

Church Teaching

 

 

 

 

Documents related to accused priests -

www.archdiocesedocuments.org

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Bankruptcy Documents: Click Here
(Plan of reorganization confirmed 4/30/07) 

 

See our Special Events/Special Interest page - includes Archbishop Sample's Schedule: www.archdpdx.org/events
   
Archbishop Sample
Catholic Sentinel column
click here



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Catholic Sentinel - online
www.catholicsentinel.org
or pick up a copy at your local parish


Vocations Office of the Archdiocese of Portland: click here
Get the new Vocations app:
PDXvocations
for iphone or Android


Vocations web site from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops:
www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/vocations/






Marriage Unique for a Reason:
Video: Sexual Difference

Video: Children: Made for Life

Resources for engaged and married couples
PorTuMatrimonio.org
 

Archdiocese of Portland
Child Protection / Victim Assistance Office


Called to Protect
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Training Schedule

Archdiocesan
Child Protection Policy


 



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