Saturday Vigil Mass this afternoon at 5:00 p.m. See you?

Congratulations to our youth confirmandi! 

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Some of our confirmandi after they attended rehearsal last Saturday. 

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After Confirmation, with Archbishop Sample and Fr. Steve

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Good morning! Thank you for keeping Jerreca and Elaine in your prayers. They were confirmed last Wednesday at the Cathedral! Our new convert Justin presented them to the Archbishop and he is also a sponsor to Jerreca. Congratulations all!

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Welcome, Justin and Ken, to the Church!

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A   quick photo shoot after the Mass with Justin and Ken and members of their families who came to witness their Full Reception into the Church.

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Fr. Steve Photobomb!

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The picture says it all:  Liturgy and everyone involved in it reflect the joy and unity of  the Church as  members of the Body of Christ!

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Everyone is welcomed at Saint Therese!  Photo courtesy of Sue Anker. Thank you, Sue!

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Digging Deep Into Wisdom - please considering dropping by one Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. at the Social Center and check out our ongoing Friday Wisdom Bible Study. All materials we use are from the St. Paul Center founded by Dr. Scott Hahn. If you want to get a good grip on the Old Testament and how knowing more about the Old Testament actually will enrich your understanding of the New Testament, at least attend one meeting and go from there. It is an eye-opener!

Come and See! An Invitation From the Tiny Group Who Just Finished the Genesis to Jesus Bible Study Program:

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We just loved how the Genesis to Jesus Bible Study Program unlock the unwieldy and often confusing, misunderstood book called “Old Testament” and bring out its beauty and fullness. If you think you know Jesus without having to know about the Old Testament, you need to rethink and give the Old Testament a second look. Our group has realized that so we are getting together again on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. for Come and See: Wisdom.

Come and See: Wisdom covers the Wisdom

literature of the Bible found in the

Old Testament: Job, Psalms, ProverbsEcclesiastes, the Song of Solomon, Wisdom, and Sirach.

Please come and see and join at least one meeting on Friday, April 22, at the PSC at 11:00 a.m.

Please do consider our Bible Study Program offerings - it is mind-changing, according to those who have taken it. We will publish their comments soon.  They said that it was unlike any other bible study programs they have taken before. We will keep running the program for those who would like to really be able to unpack the beauty of Sacred Scripture and receive God's grace itself. Call 503-256-5850 or email stella@stthereseor.org

If you would like to help and donate to various relief efforts in Ukraine kindly click on the buttons below and check out how these organizations have been helping. 

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Apologies for the delay in posting our Triduum and Easter Vigil Masses due to technical difficulties.

Happy Easter! It was very good to see you!

NO masks required. You may wear one or not wear one, it is all up to you.  We still have masks available if you suddenly change your mind. In other words, we miss you so please come and worship with us. We miss you!

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Continue Easter Right

How could we tell if we have our "understanding" of Sacred Scripture right? Some questions would help us see if we need to go back: If we think we are already good and know what needs to be known, that's a sign that we NEED any or all of these programs.  Reason is, if we are feasting on the right food, we will keep going back and going back for more. As we taste more and grow more in knowledge of the Lord, we will move toward holiness and perfection and joy.  The natural course of correct understanding of Sacred Scripture is to flow toward becoming more and more like the image and likeness of God and know true joy in the process. If you have stopped a long time ago, please consider watching at least the first lesson of any of these programs. Reap the true fruits of the Holy Spirit - joy, gentleness, kindness, humility - through our sincere desire to listen to God's Word.  If our understanding of Sacred Scripture is not changing our lives for good, we need to reboot and start right this Easter.  

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Check out the Bible Dig page for updates about our Lenten programs. Be enriched!

Immerse in the Richness of God's Blessings By Reading Sacred Scripture the Right Way

If you and your friends are thinking of forming a  Bible Group but need help in either setting it up, how to go about it or need help in facilitating it, please let us know. You are very welcome to hold it at the Parish Social Center -  let us know early enough so we can put you in the schedule. Make the Parish Office a resource to help you and your friends have a very fruitful and meaningful Lent. Call Stella 503-256-5850 ext. 204 or email stella@stthereseor.org

We all wish the best for our children, right? If we do, make sure you make them aware of ALL options. It is our responsibility to let them know that exploring religious vocations is a very viable option that will lead them to a fulfilling life.

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Wisdom Bible Study Fridays at 11:00 a.m. Feed on the best stuff today - make a choice to listen to God's Word!