PARISH MISSION STATEMENT
Saint Michael the Archangel Parish, located in the heart of Downtown Portland's University District, is a welcoming community of Roman Catholic faithful. This Italian National Parish sacramentally proclaims the Gospel of Jesus Christ through a commitment to Evangelization, Education and the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy.
Updates will be posted throughout construction at http://www.portlandstreetcar.org/node/12.
The RCIA Journey
Come and join us as we begin the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults again on Wednesday, September 17. Want to become Catholic, seek Confirmation as a Catholic, are already a Catholic who wants to grow deeper in your faithand Church? Come and join us. Invite any others that might want to join in. Contact Deacon Chuck to register or for questions.
First Confession and First Communion
Classes begin mid-September for children of 2nd grade age & also anyone older who has not yet received these sacraments. Please contact Deacon Chuck to register.
Online Links and Resources
Check out some great Catholic Links on our website under Catholic Links. There are many resources for our parish for your use on the website. Please let us know if you would like some other resources added to the website.
Social Services needs this week:
Canned tomato products: sauce, diced and spaghetti sauce; tea bags and hot chocolate packets.
Join the Volunteer Crew(we need you)! Contact Rosemary Rettig and/or complete the online volunteer registration form.
Read the article in the Catholic Sentinel to learn about the wonderful work of our volunteers for the Capital Campaign. Read about our parish social service efforts as well as our building campaign in the Oregonian.
The Newman Center is open 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday-Friday. All are welcome to swing by to meet new people, see the chapel, study or learn what else is available at the Newman Center. We are located at the south end of the Park Blocks in the blue house. Our address is 926 S.W. Clifton Street, Portland, Oregon 97201.
Photos of Newman Center Activities are available under the Newman Photo Album.