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, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday, 8am
Friday, 12:10pm

Weekend Mass Schedule
(Both masses are live-streamed on
Facebook and YouTube
Saturday @ 4pm
Sunday @ 9:30am 

Please review upcoming events below
for this week's mass schedule.

By appointment only.

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 welcoming community of St. Philip Neri, empowered by the compassion of Jesus Christ and supported by the Eucharist and the Word, dedicate ourselves to engage with and enrich the lives of those we touch.”


Second Sunday in Ordinary Time | January 16
Lectionary: 66 Reading I Is 62:1-5 For Zion’s sake I will not be silent,    for Jerusalem’s sake I will not be quiet, until her vindication shines forth like the dawn    and her victory like a burning torch. Nations shall behold your vindication,    and all the kings your glory; you shall be called by a new name   &...

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Honoring Our Departed Loved Ones | January 15 @ 4pm mass
Each year we hold a special remembrance for those of our community who died in the past year. On January 15, after the 4 p.m. Saturday vigil—we will offer the short service of ‘Blessing of the Memorial Plaques’ in the Memorial Chapel at the back. Please join us to honor: Don Dindia, Ed & Victoria Morgan, Nancy Salta, Tiziano Dalla Gasperiana, Sandr...

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Prayer Requests | January 16, 2022
The following people from our parish who need our prayers.  Andrea Del Rosario • Antonette Amato • Teri Cettina  • April Magnusson and family Please contact the office if you, or someone you know needs our prayers!      

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Sanctuary Candle Offerings

Posted on January 13, 2022 in: General News

Sanctuary Candle Offerings
The Sanctuary lamp next to the Tabernacle burns to remind us of the sacramental presence of Jesus Christ. If you wish to have the Sanctuary Candle burning in memory of a loved one, to honor a special occasion, or a special intention, you can make arrangements with the Parish Office. The cost of the candle is $20 and it burns for one week. A notice of yo...

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Hospitality Ministry | Coffee and Donuts, January 16
Coffee and Donuts  We will resume refreshments on Sunday January 16 with the Leadership team. Doesn’t a hot cup of coffee sound good? Get to know some of the other friendly faces from church. Carvlin Hall is the place.

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