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!
Fr. Nazario

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

Easter Tridiuum
Holy Thursday: 7:00 p.m.
Good Friday: 7:00 p.m.
Holy Saturday, Easter Vigil: 8:30 p.m.
Easter Sunday: 9:30 a.m.
Lent Reconciliation Service in the Chapel
March 27th: 12 p.m. > 2 p.m.

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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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.”



Pastoral Corner | Palm Sunday, March 25
This weekend we celebrate PALM SUNDAY—the beginning of Holy Week. In other cultures and countries Palm Sunday is also known as: Olive-Palm Sunday, Branch Sunday, and Sunday of the Willow Boughs and Blossom Sunday. The Germans call this week “silent week” to encourage more prayer...

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt | April 1
Grab your little bunnies and come out to our annual Easter egg hunt! It will take place after the 9:30 a.m. Mass on April 1st (Easter Sunday) in the lawn by Carvlin Hall. Let’s get hoppin’!
Lenten Small Faith Groups | March 24
We have created an ‘out-growth’ small group gathering, from the monthly Women’s Group, who have decided to meet each Saturday during Lent. We will meet from 1 p.m. – 2:30/3 p.m. in the Parish Center Offices, March 10, 17 and 24. Everyone is welcome.
Food Pantry Closed Temporarily
Please redirect your donations of food to help the hungry temporarily. St. Philip's is cleaning and constructing a new area for food storage. We will let you know when we can, again, accept further food donations. Thank you for all you have given in the past.  
Rummage Sale | Coming in Spring
Out with the old, & in with the new! Are you purging the clutter from your home for the New Year? If so, please set your items aside for our annual Rummage Sale this spring! There will be an announcement soon, regarding the days and times for donation drop-offs! Thank you for supporting St. ...

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