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June 2022
25 June 2022

Archdiocese of Portland Priestly Ordination

Save the Date! More information will be coming after Deacon Dustin Busse passes his final evaluation. ...

11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Portland, OR
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August 2022
01 August 2022
04 August 2022

Quo Vadis Days – Where are you going?

“Quo Vadis” is the Latin phrase for “Where are you going?”  Quo Vadis Days is a ...

All Day
Mount Angel, OR
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02 August 2022
04 August 2022

Quo Vadis Days – Where are you going?

“Quo Vadis” is the Latin phrase for “Where are you going?”  Quo Vadis Days is a ...

All Day
Mount Angel, OR
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03 August 2022
04 August 2022

Quo Vadis Days – Where are you going?

“Quo Vadis” is the Latin phrase for “Where are you going?”  Quo Vadis Days is a ...

All Day
Mount Angel, OR
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04 August 2022

Quo Vadis Days – Where are you going?

“Quo Vadis” is the Latin phrase for “Where are you going?”  Quo Vadis Days is a ...

All Day
Mount Angel, OR
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September 2022
24 September 2022

Seminarian Appeal Mass for Vocations

Please consider supporting our Archdiocese seminarian’s education by using the resources provided at https://osd.archdpdx.org/sem. ...

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Portland, OR
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25 September 2022

Priesthood Sunday – Celebrate our Priests!

Celebrate our priests! Parishes are invited to use special prayers of the faithful and bulletin announcements provided ...

8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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November 2022
06 November 2022
12 November 2022

National Vocation Awareness Week

What is “National Vocation Awareness Week”? National Vocation Awareness Week (NVAW) is an annual week-long celebration of ...

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07 November 2022
12 November 2022

National Vocation Awareness Week

What is “National Vocation Awareness Week”? National Vocation Awareness Week (NVAW) is an annual week-long celebration of ...

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08 November 2022
12 November 2022

National Vocation Awareness Week

What is “National Vocation Awareness Week”? National Vocation Awareness Week (NVAW) is an annual week-long celebration of ...

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09 November 2022
12 November 2022

National Vocation Awareness Week

What is “National Vocation Awareness Week”? National Vocation Awareness Week (NVAW) is an annual week-long celebration of ...

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10 November 2022
12 November 2022

National Vocation Awareness Week

What is “National Vocation Awareness Week”? National Vocation Awareness Week (NVAW) is an annual week-long celebration of ...

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What do Priests Do?

Priests do far more than celebrate Mass and pray all day. The life of a priest is busy, demanding, challenging—and incredibly rewarding.

Why Celibacy?

Celibacy is always a top concern for men thinking about the priesthood, but rest as­sured that every priest had the same thought before he went to seminary.

Signs of a Priestly Vocation

If Jesus has placed a desire in your heart for priesthood, no matter what your age, don’t ignore it. Talk to a priest you admire about how you feel.

Priesthood Discernment Self-Test

Examining oneself using these twenty qualities or signs is a good way to begin one’s discernment of priesthood, but it should not be done in a vacuum.