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In Memory of Mike Benton

We have received word that former parishioner, Mike Benton, died in December. A Celebration of Life for him will be held on January 28, at Carvlin Hall, the parish center at St. Philip Neri Church, 2408 S.E. 16th Ave. Services start at 2 p.m. His obituary can be read at: Read more...

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CHRISTMAS TIME MASS SCHEDULE Sunday, December 24 ~ 4th Sunday of Advent, 9:30 AM Mass Christmas decorating after Mass Sunday, December 24 ~ First Christmas Mass, 10:30 PM Caroling begins at 10 PM Wassail Party after Mass Monday, December 25 ~ Christmas Day Mass, 10 AM Sunday, December 31 ~ Read more...



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Serving at the Hall

The Dining Hall is located in the lower level inside the St. Francis Church.

Hot meals are served daily, Mon-Fri 5:00 PM; Sundays 3:30 PM. Here, 150-300 hot meals are served daily to those in need in dignity and peace.


words from pope francis

Laudato Si’ #146. In this sense, it is essential to show special care for indigenous communities and their cultural traditions. They are not merely one minority among others, but should be the principal dialogue partners, especially when large projects affecting their land are proposed. For them, land is not a commodity but rather a gift… Continue Reading

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who we are

St. Francis of Assisi is an urban parish in SE Portland. We are a welcoming congregation, with a special outreach to the poor and marginalized. We operate a Dining Hall, serving an average of 300 people an evening meal, six days a week. Our Dining Hall guests are treated with respect and served a hot meal in a Christian atmosphere of dignity and peace.

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