Welcome to St. Mary’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon.
Join us in welcoming Archbishop Alexander K. Sample as the eleventh Archbishop for the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon. Please visit the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon website for more information on our new archbishop.
Pastoral Plan: To read the Pastoral Plan approved by the Parish Pastoral Council on April 11, 2013, please click on the “Mission” button on the left near the top of this Home Page.
The St. Mary’s Cathedral Parish Directory: The parish has partnered with Lifetouch Photography to create a pictorial directory that will help parishioners to get to know each other and connect. Soon, parishioners will be receiving information from Msgr. Brennan on how to become part of the first St. Mary’s Cathedral Directory. Click on the “Sign-up for Parish Pictorial Directory” button on the left at the top of this Home Page to receive more information. Please consider becoming part of our new family album.
The annual Blessing of the Bikes will be on Sunday, June 9 from 2 to 2:30pm in the St. Mary’s Cathedral courtyard (NW 18th & Couch). The program will include the blessing of riders, bicycles and remembering those who have died this past year. All are welcome to join in.
Electronic giving is now available at St. Mary’s Cathedral for registered parishioners. Electronic giving is designed to enable you to contribute online and transfer funds electronically. To set up your personal giving profile, please click on the E-Giving button at the top left side of this page. Registered parishioners are able to donate via credit/debit cards or checking/saving account. Your parishioner number is needed for setting up the donation profile. If you do not know/ remember your parishioner number, please call the parish office.
Homilies by Msgr. Patrick Brennan, Pastor at St. Mary’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception are now available for download. Please navigate to the page by clicking the button on the left.
Sunday School of Religion: Classes for 2012-2013 have started on September 23, 2012. Classes are from 10:05 to 10:55am over at the Cathedral School. We have classes for K thru 4th Grade. To register, please pick up a Registration Form, which is available at the church entrance or at the parish office. Go to the Education page for more details.
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA): RCIA is a vital part of the journey for those adults who have been beckoned by the Father to follow Jesus, the Son, and to participate in the Church. RCIA serves as the specific process that adults follow to enter fully into communion with the Catholic church. The RCIA program resumes on Wednesday, September 5 for the 2012-2013 session. Classes are from 7 to 8:30pm and are held in the Cathedral Center. Pre-registration is requested. To register, please call the parish office at 503.228.4397. We welcome those who are not baptized, or baptized in another Christian tradition, or baptized Catholic with little or no contact with the Church. Please go to the Education page for more details.
TUESDAYS AT CATHEDRAL: The St. Mary’s Cathedral Adult Faith Education Program for the 2012-2013 season has concluded with the last presentation on April 23, 2013. This program will be back in September 2013 for the 2013-2014 season. Thank you to all who had participated in this season. Please go to the link below to download a 2012-13 program. Program for 2013-2014 will be available soon. Unless specified, all sessions are held in the Cathedral Lower Center on Tuesdays at 7pm. Please enter from doors at 131 NW 17th Ave.
Fr. Chun’s Art of Cinema Series: An opportunity for spiritual, intellectual, social, and emotional enrichment! God Speaks to Us through the Art of Cinema: Grasping His Lessons. Every true artist is somehow inspired (breathed upon) by the Holy Spirit, the Creative Breath of God. Cinema as a fine art can expand the mind and heart. When the mind and heart expand, the soul expands.
Fr. Francis Chun will lead a discussion of both movies each month. He will not lecture on the movies. Watch the movies first at home, then come to the talk. For 2013, a series of about 17 films are to be discussed. The talk will take place in the Lower Cathedral Center from about 7 to 8:45pm. Enter from the NW 17th Cathedral Center entrance. List of movies to be discussed for 2013 are: Monday, February 4- The Passion of Joan of Arc; Monsieur Vincent. Monday, March 11 (NOTE: Date changed)-Citizen Kane. Monday, April 8-Lost Horizon; Picture of Dorian Gray (George Sanders). Monday, May 6-Casablanca; Notorious (NOTE: Changes). Monday, June 10-The Elephant Man; Autumn Sonata(Changed). There will be no sessions in July and August. Monday, September 9-Night of the Hunter (Changed); Ghost and the Darkness. Monday, October 7-The Big Lobowski (Changed);Rory O’Shea Was Here. Monday, November 4-Death at a Funeral; The Closet. Monday, December 2-Angel-A; Three Fugitives.
After viewing each movie at home, fill out the evaluation form, which you should bring to the discussion. A free will offering of $ 5 is suggested at each session for Fr. Chun’s expenses. You can find the evaluation form under the Forms and Uploads page.
For information regarding Child Protection/ Victim Assistance and Charter to Protect Children and Young People, please visit the Archdiocese of Portland website. A link is provided on the left hand side of this page.
The Catholic Sentinel is the oldest Catholic newspaper on the West Coast. Established in 1870, it has long played a vital and bolstering role for the Catholic community.The Catholic Sentinel is published twice monthly by Oregon Catholic Press, and is the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Portland.
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For ticket and general information about all concerts, please do not call the church office. You can obtain those information directly by calling the group performing at the concert.
1716 NW Davis Street Portland, OR 97209
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM to Noon and 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Social Services Office:
110 NW 17th Avenue Portland, OR 97209