Two California bishops played key roles in Sacred Liturgy Conference

Bishop Robert Vasa of Santa Rosa and San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone served as 'conference faculty' at event during which Portland Archbishop Alexander Sample proclaimed, “Every priest and seminarian should learn the extraordinary form of the Mass”

Portland Archbishop Alexander Sample received loud applause and cheers when he proclaimed, “Every priest and seminarian should learn the extraordinary form of the Mass.” More than 400 people from around the country descended on Sacred Heart Parish in Medford, Oregon for the 2017 Sacred Liturgy Conference, held July 12-15.  The number of attendees far exceeded that of previous … [Read more...]

Portland archbishop: active gays must repent and change before receiving Communion

Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland, Oregon, issues guidelines for implementing 'Amoris Laetitia,' says persons living unchastely must “sacramentally confess all serious sins with a firm purpose to change, before receiving the Holy Eucharist”

An American archbishop has released guidelines upholding the Church's constant teaching that Catholics in "serious sin" – including active homosexuals and those in adulterous unions – must repent before receiving Communion. The new guidelines from Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland, Oregon are intended to implement Pope Francis’s Exhortation Amoris Laetitia in a way that … [Read more...]

St. Stephen Church, Portland, Oregon

Name of Church St. Stephen Address 1112 SE 41st Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97214 Phone number (503) 234-5019 Website Mass Schedule Saturday vigil, 5 & 7:30 p.m. (7:30 p.m. Mass is Latin Tridentine)  Sundays, 10 a.m. & noon.  Wednesday – Saturday, 9 a.m.  (Communion service Monday & Tuesday) Confessions Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. – … [Read more...]