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.

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.

Sunday: 9:30 a.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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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.”



Prayer Requests
Mickie Campagna, Pat Van Duzer, Ulla Lee, Alice McNassar, Terri Cettina, Kenneth Otto Please contact the office - - if you, or someone you know needs our prayers!   
CRS Rice Bowl | Giving Ends
Please bring your filled CRS Lenten Rice Bowls to church by April 28th. This will be the last day for collections, and all donations will be added to the large Rice Bowl box. Thank you to everyone who has participated!             
Annual Easter Egg Hunt | April 21
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 21st (Easter Sunday) in the lawn by Carvlin Hall. Let’s get hoppin’!
Pastoral Corner by Fr. Rick | April 21, 2019
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Catholic Charities Healthy Housing Initiative and a possible new look for St. Philip Neri.
A POSSIBLE NEW LOOK AT ST. PHILIP NERI CHURCH Talks given during the masses on April 27 @ 4:00pm and on April 28 @ 9:30am mass. Questions answered after the mass. Portland is one of five cities selected by the national social service agency to participate in the Healthy Housing Initiativ...

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We will be having our monthly French Toast Breakfast immediately following the 9:30 Sunday Mass. Still a great value at $5 for adults! Have breakfast with us in Carvlin Hall and enjoy our French Toast with Zenner’s maple sausages, fruit, coffee and orange juice. Sit and visit with friends f...

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