The pastoral council is an advisory body to the pastor that meets the first Tuesday of every other month. Some members are elected by vote and others are appointed by the pastor. For more information about the pastoral council, please contact either Fr. Ron Millican (503-775-6731 x11) or Leslie Carr (503-658-8629).
Family of St. Therese
An approved church recognized association of the faithful that engages in important charitable works across the United States, and in other parts of the world. Its founding principles are rooted in the writings and teachings of Saint Therese of Lisieux.
Contact Person: Deacon An Vu
For more information on how you can help visit the website www.teresacharities.com .
Young Ladies Institute
YLI is an organization of Catholic Women dedicated to the Christian principles of charity and Love. YLI was founded in San Francisco on September 5, 1887, by three young women inspired to help an ill friend. Approximately 8500 women belong in California, Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii. Our history reflects a sisterly care and concern for each other and for those in need. Our purpose is to help others in our organization, our church and our community. We are an organization for all seasons of life. Some joined just out of high school, some were “Social Security age."
To Join contact Membership Committee: Glenda McCall
St. Vincent De Paul Society
The Society of St. Vincent De Paul is a worldwide Catholic organization of laypersons, open to all who wish to live their faith by loving and serving their neighbor. Generally on a person-to-person basis, members of the Society help those in need, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, orientation, handicap or religion.
The Society’s work may encompass any form of aid that alleviates suffering and it strives to discover and redress situations which cause suffering.
Portland Chapter: www.svdppdx.com/wordpress/
To receive services at St. Vincent de Paul, call: 503-235-7837
For other services in Oregon
Divine Mercy/Our Lady of Fatima
The Divine Mercy and Our Lady of Fatima Crusade is a lay organization of men and women dedicated to spreading devotion to Our Lady of Fatima and Jesus in the His Divine Mercy. They will gladly bring a statue of OLF and Divine Mercy image to your home, which you can keep for two-weeks, and pray with you. In fact, many families have been blest with great peace and healing in their lives after a visit from the images.
Contact information: Ely and Melba Ganaban, (503) 939-6906
Our Lady of Sorrows Crusader: James Bartel, (503) 775-6731, Ext. 17, firstname.lastname@example.org