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A Year of discernment, creating space for exploring Justice issues as a parish more

Here's a YouTube link to the incredible peace event at the Vatican today between Palestine, Israel and the Vatican.


Spiritual Exercises inEveryday Life Portland(SEEL)

Makes available the Spiritual Exercises to a wide audience and provides a much needed opportunity for people to encounter the living God  nd to experience God in All Things.
SEEL is unique in that it brings a divergent groupof people together for prayer and spiritual companionship for nine months.
Applications are being taken for 2014 Spiritual Exercises
in Everyday Life Retreat, sponsored by SEEL Portland.
For information or to request an application, email Joyceann at or join us for the SEEL
information evening Monday, July 14th, at 7:00 pm at the Loyola Jesuit Center, 3220 SE 43rd Ave. in Portland.

Next Leadership Night will be AUGUST 13, 2014!  Call for information 503-777-1491 *

Are you interested in St. Ignatius Leadership?
Then come to the next leadership night this
Wednesday, June 11th beginning at 6:00pm in Dillon Hall.
Who can join leadership?
Anyone registered in our parish who would like to be involved.
What if I have more questions?
Contact Gary Scharff
or Gloria Gedrose
Co chairs for St. Ignatius Pastoral Council. They can help with getting you answers to your

 Current reading material:  Rebuilt: The Story of a Catholic Parish

Master Plan 2001

Prayerchain sign up Here! Learn how it works...

Leadership packet

David Lose article

Ambassador Program

Could you do something as easy as invite someone to meet you at an event, coffee & donuts, a welcome social or other venue?  Here is an easy and fun way to meet new people and make a new family or person feel welcomed.
     Please consider volunteering for this important ministry.  We would like to have many people/families sign up to be an ambassador to a new person/family.
Email or call the office asking to Join in!
  1. Be paired up with a new person/family.
  2. Offer to meet them at a Mass time.
  3. Invite them personally to events happening in our parish.
  4. Attend a Quarterly social for Welcoming new parishioners.
  5. Mentor for a year and then sign up again for a new person or family!
  6. It’s that easy! Please Call!!  503-777-1491.


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March:  31st(9am-5pm)   April  7, 14 & 28 (no Adoration Apr 21)




Please complete the online update called "Abuse Prevention Refresher"(July 2011)

Go to and complete the following steps:

(1) Click "Armatus Training New!"
(2) Click "Click here to begin."
(3) Enter Login and Password. Your login is your first initial and full last name (e.g. John Smith = jsmith). Your password is the four numerical digits of your birthday (month and day) followed by the letters "or" for Oregon (e.g. 0501or). 

Download instructions for volunteers HERE.
For additional information on the Called to Protect Safety Program, including dates and locations in the Archdiocese to view the DVD series, please click HERE.

Photo by John Bernunzio



  Fr. Tom on Vatican II

Parish Address

3400 SE 43rd Ave
Portland, Oregon 97206
Phone: (503) 777-1491
Fax: (503) 777-3142

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 9:00am - Noon; 1:00 - 4:00pm
Friday 9:00am - Noon

St. Ignatius School

3330 SE 43rd Ave
Portland, OR 97206
Phone: (503) 774-5533

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