News & Events

MEMORIAL MASS DATE CHANGE

Our quarterly Memorial Mass has moved from Thursday, August 8th to Friday, August 9th, 11:30 am, with light luncheon following.

You are invited to attend the Memorial Mass where you can write the names of your deceased loved friends and family on a list that will be read before Mass.  The Mass is then dedicated to our loved ones.  There will be a light luncheon in the Social Room following the Mass.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9TH

11:30AM

LIGHT LUNCHEON FOLLOWING

FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

AUGUST 15TH HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION

Masses will be at 8:00am and 6:00pm.  Both masses will be accompanied by music from our Music Ministry Coordinator, Kathy Harris.

ADORATION TIMES AVAILABLE

Come Spend a Quiet Hour

We have Adoration times available for you to sit in the quiet presence of the Blessed Sacrament.  Please call Fr. Ted at 503-761-8710 x101 to sign up for a time.

ADORATION CHAPEL UPDATES

Times for Benediction and New Decor

Adoration starts at 9am Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, ending with Benediction at 7:00pm on Wednesday and Thursday and 1:00pm on Friday.

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A special thank you for the two donated pieces, to Jim Payne for the beautiful angels and another for Alan Stickel for the artful woodwork on the shelves. We have such talent in our community. God bless you!

COMMUNITY EDUCATION WORKER/PRESCHOOL PROMISE

PARENT DEVELOPMENT GRADUATION

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The Zomi and Myanmar Catholic community started with the CEW in 2017 teaching immigrant parents classes. Today we celebrated the graduation of the parents who attended the CEW course, which started the first week in April this year and ended today June 13th. A wonderful luncheon of traditional foods were enjoyed after the certificates were presented to the attendees. 

FIRST COMMUNION

A Mother’s Day Gift

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All the Masses on the weekend of May 11th and 12th including an extra Mass on Saturday at noon blessed the congregation of St. Joseph with almost 60 youths receiving their First Communion. Congratulations to all!

A PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND

October 14-25, 2019 - LEAD BY REV. TED PRENTICE

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Walk the footsteps of Jesus in the land of Abraham with Holy Land Tours. You can check the itinerary and register online at the following link below.

Learn the bible like never before, see where Jesus preached and taught in the land where it all began.

Round trip airfare from Portland, hotel accommodations, breakfast, dinner, transportation, tour guide, and all entrance fees included in the cost of the trip which is $3,595, price is for a double occupancy room. Single accommodations available for additional fee.

 click here:  http://www.holylandtoursllc.com/tours/tours/

RECONCILIATION TIMES CHANGE

See below for complete schedule

Saturday 8:15 to 8:45am, 4:30 to 4:45pm    Sunday 7:45 to 8:15am, 9:45 to 10:15am First Friday’s 8:45 to 9:15am

ARCHBISHOP SAMPLE TO VISIT SJTW

OCTOBER 27, 2019 ONLY ONE MASS: 10:30am

October 27, 2019 a visit from the Archbishop Sample for Sunday Mass 10:30am followed by a luncheon. The 1:00pm and 3:30pm Masses are canceled on this day.

POST A PRAYER ON THE GAPLINE

 Prayer Request:  Email to sjtw-gapline@hotmail.com to and request a prayer intention.You may also contact Liz Daily at gunndaily@yahoo.com