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Pope Francis names an Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of Portland

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Mass of Ordination as a Bishop
Tuesday, April 29
2:00 pm
St. Mary Cathedral
Bishop-elect Peter L. Smith
Peter L. Smith
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The Canonization of Pope John XXIII
and Pope John Paul II
April 27, 2014

USCCB - Reflections on these two great Popes: Click Here

Check out our
new Media Catalog - click below

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) 


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

Archbishop Sample
Catholic Sentinel column
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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

Disciples Called to Witness:
The New Evangelization
Learn More


Icon: Mary Star of Evangelization

Written by Brother Claude Lane, OSB – Spring 2003
Commissioned by the

Archdiocese of Portland
Blessed and received by

Archbishop John G. Vlazny –

April 7, 2003
© 2003,  Mt. Angel Abbey, St. Benedict, Oregon 97373

Archdiocese of Portland
Child Protection / Victim Assistance Office

Called to Protect
Training Schedule

Child Abuse Policy

National office for Child & Youth Protection


Goals of the Charter to Protect Children and Young People
©United States Conference of Catholic Bishops


The Causes and Context of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests in the United States, 1950 - 2010 - John Jay College Research Team - read


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