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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.

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

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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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As Catholics, we are fortunate to receive and celebrate the gifts of the sacraments.

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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.”

 

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"We're not giving up." | Owen Klinger, Missing Student
Missing University of Portland Student "We're not giving up," said Mary Klinger, Owen's mother. Owen Klinger, a student at the University of Portland, been missing for 10 days and there's still no word from him. The 18-year-old son of parishioners Mary and Dustin Klinger has been missing since the weekend. Owen Klinger left his University of Portland dorm room...

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Pastoral Corner | October 20

Posted on October 17, 2019 in: General News

Pastoral Corner | October 20
Greetings! I edited the following commentary from the NCR (National Catholic Reporter), October 2019 written by Sister Mary M. McGlone. It is a good explanation of the Scriptures for this weekend. “Today’s first reading from Exodus is intriguing. The Israelites were attacked by the Amalekites, so Moses tells Joshua to pick good fighters and send them into batt...

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Prayer Requests | October 20

Posted on October 17, 2019 in: General News

Prayer Requests | October 20
Mickie Campagna • Andrea Del Rosario • Antonette Amato • Eleanore Baccellieri • Pat VanDuzer • Haydee Pinedo Please contact the office if you, or someone you know needs our prayers! debbieg@stphilipneripdx.org

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