St. Mary's Cathedral, PortlandName of Church St. Mary’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Address 1716 NW Davis Street, Portland, Oregon 97209

Phone number (503) 228-4397

Website www.maryscathedral.com

Mass Schedule Saturday vigil, 5:30 p.m.  Sundays, 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 5:30 p.m.  Daily, 7:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m.

Confessions Saturdays, 4 – 5:15 p.m. or by appointment.

Names of priests Monsignor Patrick Brennan, pastor.  (Read Monsignor Brennan’s homilies on the parish website.)  Retiring Bishop John Vlazny also says Masses there.  Effective April 2, Bishop Alex Sample will become the archdiocese’s ordinary, to the good cheer of orthodox Catholics.  Bishop Sample has distinguished himself nationwide as one of the country’s most thoughtful, orthodox bishops, with a love of liturgy and sincere desire to reform Catholic catechesis.  St. Mary’s will be Bishop Sample’s cathedral.

Special activities Holy hour and benediction, 1st Thursdays at 6 p.m.; group which visits the homebound

Music Depends on the Mass.  The 9 a.m. has a choir, the 5:30 p.m. has a contemporary ensemble, and the other Masses have congregational singing.

School Yes, K-8.

Parking Park in the parish lot.

Cry room No, but you can take noisy children into the vestibule.

Additional observations St. Mary’s Cathedral is the seat of the Archdiocese of Portland.  It was built in 1926, and features many beautiful works of art (take a tour of the art on the parish website) and a large pipe organ in the back.  It’s located in an older neighborhood in Portland; nearby there are a number of other houses of worship, including an Episcopalian cathedral, Lutheran church and Jewish temple.