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Ember Day

Archbishop Alexander K. Sample has announced  that  Wednesday, September 24 is an Archdiocesan Ember Day.  Traditionally, Ember Days are days of prayer and fasting. They are days on which the practice of the Church is to offer prayers for its needs and to give public thanks. The intention of this Ember Day is for the strengthening of marriage and family life.   

Observance of the Ember Day is encouraged but not obligatory.


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Oregon Catholic Conference
 Supports The Oregon Driver Card 
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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


Tax Fraud Information
If you suspect you may be a victim of tax fraud call the IRS Identity Protection Specialized Unit at 1-800-908-4490, extension 245, and talk with an IRS agent.

Archdiocese of Portland hotlines
Email: taxinformation@archdpdx.org
1-888-472-9740 or
Click Here for further tax fraud information
Updated information in the FAQs 6-11-14



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 -



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


Catholic Sentinel - online
or pick up a copy at your local parish

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

Vocations web site from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops:

Marriage Unique for a Reason:
Video: Sexual Difference

Video: Children: Made for Life

Resources for engaged and married couples

Archdiocese of Portland
Child Protection / Victim Assistance Office

Called to Protect
Training Schedule

Child Abuse Policy


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