- May 11, 2021
During each Mass at St. Anthony, in a suburb outside of Portland and one of the largest parishes in the state, the parish clergy thoroughly explain safety procedures and the safest technique for receiving Communion.
Like many Americans nationwide, Oregon Catholics received the April 20 conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin with mixed feelings: consolation, skepticism, resolve.
As a Presbyterian teen in the southern Oregon town of Medford, Judy Crowe would walk past Sacred Heart Church on the way to school. Now 77, Crowe has become Catholic, confirmed in the very same church April 3.
The Madeleine parish in Northeast Portland, has a vaccine outreach for seniors. It’s focused on helping parishioners schedule their vaccinations and no one is turned away.
On Ash Wednesday at 3:27 a.m., Portland police officers were dispatched on a report of a burglary in progress at St. Mary Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland and its rectory.
For nearly a year, Catholic school students in Oregon and nationwide have reaped the benefits of often behind-the-scenes technology experts whose jobs have taken on a new significance.
More than 400 flag-waving, rosary-toting demonstrators huddled outside the Oregon Capitol Nov. 28 to press against state coronavirus limits on church attendance.
Archbishop Alexander K. Sample of Portland publicly expressed “great disappointment and frustration” over Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s new statewide restrictions that limit faith gatherings to 25 people.