Benvenuti!  Welcome!

Yes, our Italian heritage is still evident from the 1913 founding of our church by the Paulist Fathers, as Portland’s second church in service to the Italian immigrant community. Today it has evolved into a multiethnic and welcoming community intent on showing genuine love for the human person and respect for all God’s creation.

Our parish is named for St. Philip Neri, an engaging Italian saint known for his keen sense of humor and practical piety. He was a missionary and founder of the Congregation of the Oratory in Rome, who had a knack for helping people find or rediscover their faith in Jesus Christ.

St. Philip encouraged groups of people to gather for discussions, studies, prayers and enjoyment of music. His customary question was always, “well, brothers and sisters, when shall we begin to do good?”

I invite you to explore our website and visit our community. Whether you visit for a brief time, are looking for a new parish home, feel lost spiritually, or want to make a fresh start, this community will embrace and warmly welcome you.

I look forward to personally greet you in the spirit of St. Philip Neri, “Well, brother and sister, you are most welcome here at St. Philip Neri Parish. Won’t you join us to do good in honor of God the creator?”

Thank you! Grazie!

Mass Times

Weekday Mass Schedule
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m.
Friday: 12:10 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.

Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday Vigil: 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m.

Saturday 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.,
in the parish office
3:00-3:45 p.m. in the church
Other times by appointment.

Parish Life

Whether you are new to Portland, new to our area, new to anything being Catholic, we welcome you.

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As Catholics, we are fortunate to receive and celebrate the gifts of the sacraments.

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Financial donations provide resources to our parish and ministries to use where they are most effective.

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Get Involved

God gave each of us talents and gifts to meet the needs of our parish with generous hearts and hands.

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“We, the community of St. Philip Neri, committed to the mission of Jesus Christ and dedicated to be welcoming, strive to reach out to all of God’s creation through the Word and the Eucharist for the common good.”



Installation of Fr. Rick | August 12
Our new pastor, Monsignor Richard "Rick" Paperini will be installed as St. Philip Neri's new pastor on Sunday, August 12, during the 9:30 Mass. The Rev. John Boyle, JCL, will be representing the Archbishop. Publicly celebrating and acknowledging the new role as pastor, whi...

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Feast of the Assumption | August 15
"The Immaculate Mother of God, the ever-virgin Mary, having completed the course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heaven."      --Pope Pius XII, 1950 The Assumption completes God's work in Mary since it was not fitting that the flesh that had ...

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Volunteer Opportunity | Bulletin editor
We thank our designer and editor, Adrienne Jarvis, for the bulletin's face-lift last year and all her enthusiasm and expertise. Adrienne's plate is too full to continue, so we are looking for someone to help Debbie put out a new edition each week. This is an unpaid/volunteer role. If you ...

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Thank YOU! | Angel of Light
Maybe "Light Bulb Angel" would be a better term, but this unnamed angel has been making his way through the buildings replacing burnt out lights or upgrading them to LEDs. It is kind of subtle, but our environs is growing brighter. Take a look at the foyer--the canned down lights in the ce...

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St. Francis Xavier Cabrini
The third statue on the right side of the church is the first naturalized American citizen to be canonized a saint. The petite St. Frances Xavier Cabrini is our very own saint, too. Did you know she was a guest of the Graziano family directly across Division Street, where she looked over at the empt...

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Upcoming Events

Thu - Aug 16 Mass
Fri - Aug 17 Mass
Sat - Aug 18 Mass
Sat - Aug 18 Reconciliation
Sat - Aug 18 Vigil Mass
Sun - Aug 19 Mass - Sunday
Sun - Aug 19 Peace & Justice
Sun - Aug 19 French Toast Breakfast
Tue - Aug 21 Mass
Wed - Aug 22 Mass
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