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 & Saturday, 8am
Friday, 12:10pm
St. Paul's Chapel, Parish Center

Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday @ 4pm (will also be live-streamed)
Sunday @ 9:30am 

Please read the announcement for details on
attendance and worship or call the office 
to register: 503-231-4955

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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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 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.”


 St. Philip Neri | Masses for July 11 & July 12
Saint Philip Neri Catholic Church will celebrate mass this Saturday, July 11th at 4 p.m. and on Sunday, July 12th at 9:30 a.m.  The 4pm Mass on Saturday will continue to be live-streamed if you wish to watch it from your home.   The reason for three Masses on the weekend is that we can only permit 25 people at each Mass, according to Governor Brown’s directive and this...

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Prayer Requests | July 12 & 19, 2020
The following people from our parish need our prayers. Mickie Campagna • Andrea Del Rosario • Antonette Amato • Eleanore Baccellieri • Family of Joan Henkel • Family of Donald Dindia • Tiziano Della Gasperina • Family of Joan Andreas • Hilary Semprevivo • Emilie Taylor Please contact the office if you, or someone you know needs our ...

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FREE - Our Lady of Peace Retreat | July 13-16, 2020
The 47th Annual Institute in Catholic Teaching at Our Lady of Peace Retreat goes virtual this year due to COVID-19.  Our new pastor, Fr. Andrew will be leading the Holy Hour each day at 3pm.  Our FREE gift to you! Register now at this EVENT BRITE link and enjoy this amazing adventure in Catholic Learning in virtual learning.  Our theme this year is: Living, Loving...

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