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Stations of the Cross

Every Friday during Lent, please join us in the Church for Stations of the Cross at 7pm.

Spiritual Reflection

Please join us for an evening of Lenten Renewal and Spiritual Growth.  Fr. Rick Ganz will speak here at STM in the Church on Tuesday, March 3rd at 7pm.  All are welcome!

Lenten Retreat

Please join Fr. Galluzzo and fellow parishioners in the Parish Hall on Saturday, March 14th for a Lenten Retreat.  The retreat theme is “Follow Your Heart.”

  • 9:15 AM – Coffee and snacks
  • 9:30AM – Retreat facilitated by Fr. Jim Galluzzo
  • 11:30AM – Mass, followed by lunch

Please RSVP to Kim Zea in the church office at 503-222-2055 or email kzea@stmpdx.org.

Building Homes, Building Lives

St. Thomas More is helping Habitat for Humanity with their Interfaith Build.  We are looking for volunteers the first Wednesday of each month and a designated weekend each month.  If you are interested, sign up sheets are in the church entry.  No experience is necessary!  If you have any questions, please contact Heather Daron at heatherdaron@yahoo.com.

RCIA 

If you are interested in learning more about the Catholic faith or becoming Catholic, RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) Classes are on Thursday evenings at 6:30pm in the Church Office conference room.

If you would like to participate or accompany a participant, please contact Kim Zea at kzea@stmpdx.org or call 503-222-2055.

Religious Education (R.E.)

Religious Education classes for children in grades 1-5 meet in the Parish Hall on Monday evenings at 6:45pm.  These classes are designed for both Non-Catholic and Catholic school children.  For more information, contact Kim Zea at kzea@stmpdx.org or call 503-222-2055.

 

 

Little Angels Sunday Preschool (2 1/2 – 4 1/2 years)

The Little Angels Sunday Preschool meets on Sundays during the 10am Mass.  Parents check their preschool children in at the church entrance and then be seated.  The children will exit the church right after the opening prayer and go to the Kindergarten classroom during Mass.  Preschool childen will be picked up at the Kindergarten classroom door after Mass.  Parents of participating families will be expected to take turns being classroom helpers.  If you have questions, contact Kim Zea at kzea@stmpdx.org or call 503-222-2055.

Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLOW)

All parish children in grades K-5 are invited to join us during the Liturgy of the Word at the Sunday 10am Mass.  During this time, the children will hear the Sunday readings in a story they will understand.  They will have an opportunity to share with each other what Christ’s message is for all of us.  The children will return to Mass to rejoin the congregation at the Liturgy of the Eucharist.

Volunteer Opportunities

We have new dates in 2015 for parishioners to volunteer at the Blanchet House soup kitchen. Sign-up sheets are located in the church entries.  We are committed to providing 10 volunteers each time. Children who volunteer with a parent must be in the 6th grade or older. To sign up, please call Kim Zea at 503-222-2055. If a conflict arises and you’re unable to fill your spot, please contact Kim.

Shawl Ministry

The Shawl Ministry meets once a month.  Jeannie Vermilya is leading the group.  If you love to knit or crochet and would like to donate your work to those who are ill or in hospice, please contact Kim Zea at kzea@stmpdx.org or call 503-222-2055, ext. 14.