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.
June 15 > June 22
June 24 > July 6
Resume on July 9

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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Online Giving

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.”



2019 Festa Italiana Mass Saturday, August 17th at 7pm @ St. Philip Neri Church Reception with Italian desserts to follow afterwards in Carvlin Hall Mass will conducted in Italian For 28 years the Festa Italiana Association has offered many events.  This year Mass in Italian will be offered by Rev Todd Molinari.  The Mass in Italian has been a popular event for many years.  Enjoy a beautiful evening including Italian, Mass an...

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Bible Challenge | August 11 & 18

Posted on August 07, 2019 in: General News

Bible Challenge | August 11 & 18
The following little essay names several of the Books of the Bible. Some names are split—some are parts of other words. One is underlined as an example for you! Enjoy. The last person toget all of the answers was parishioner Virginia Storm—16 years ago. “A worldly speaker once made a few unspiritual remarks about hidden books of the Bible to be found in a series of short parag...

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