If you think church is a place to visit on Sunday only, be prepared to have that idea challenged. At St. Henry one of the first things you will notice when you drop by the parish office during the week is how busy it is! Learn more >
St. Henry Catholic Church’s attention to religious education is an exception to the rule. Not only is our focus on children’s faith formation via classes and vacation bible school but we continue our faith journey with an outstanding youth ministry and confirmation program. Learn more >
St. Henry aims to share the Body of Christ in both our celebration of the sacraments and in the work we do in our community. Volunteers and prayer partners are the engines that drive the work of our community. Learn more >
On Saturday, October 10 we will gather at the ropes course for a day of fun and exciting outdoor ropes course activities. This day is a free retreat for all of our Confirmation Students. Costs are covered through the continuing generosity of a grant that we received from the Margaret Wyss foundation several years ago. Post-confirmation students (10th-12th grades) are also welcome to join in this day of fun! Your cost is $15. Permission forms are available in the back of the church. Forms and fees are due by Thursday, October 8. See Dave to with questions, or to get involved!
Youth Ministry begins on Wednesday, October 7 at 7pm in the Fireside Room. We are excited to invite all students in grades 7-12 to join us for an evening of faith, friendship, learning and fun. Our Confirmation program is open to all students in grades 9 and higher. We can't wait to get to know you all!
The Justice and Peace Committee will host a discussion on the refugee crisis on Tuesday, October 13, at 7 p.m. Speakers include: John Baskaron, pastor of Portland’s Arabic Christian Church; John David Pitts, Refugee and Immigration Services Program Manager for the Rockwood Development Corporation; and Michelle Welton, the Volunteer/Outreach Coordinator for Catholic Charities Oregon Refugee Resettlement Program. The panel will discuss the refugee experience, how refugees are selected to settle in Oregon, what happens when they arrive and how they assimilate into our community. The event will take place in the Fireside Room (across the street from the church). There is no fee and all are welcome to attend.
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