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.

3:00-3:45 p.m. in the church prior
to the Saturday Vigil mass.
Other times by appointment.

Christmas Eve | December 24
Family Mass: 5:00 p.m.
Christmas Vigil: 8:00 p.m.

CHRISTMAS DAY | December 25
Nativity of the Lord: 9:30 a.m.

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

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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.”



Holiday Piano Concert | Larger Numbers in Attendance
Despite a few drops of rain, it seemed the largest crowd to date filled St. Philip’s for Michael Allen Harrison’s December 3rd Concert. Many guests said they were first timers. The crowd was treated to a blend of old and new selections, some meditative, some joyous. Julianne Johnson sang powerfully or softly demonstrating her range, control, and wit. The microp...

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Gaudete (Rejoicing) Sunday | December 15, 2019
The third Sunday of Advent is known as “Gaudete Sunday” when the priest wears rose-color vestments, a happier color than violet. In the readings, we hear about miracles associated with the Messianic age, its coming, and what we need to do to prepare. We also learn about the doubts of John the Baptist, how he dealt with them, and the blessing that makes us even more...

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Advent Giving Wreath | For those in need
This is an opportunity to assist in the Corporal Works of Mercy by providing monies that we can use throughout the coming year to help people in 'immediate need’. Since we do not have an active St. Vincent DePaul Society in our parish this is one way, we can answer that need. Please pick up an envelope, put your monies or check in it, andreturn ...

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