Name of Church St. Mary’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Address1716 NW Davis Street, Portland, Oregon 97209

Phone number (503) 228-4397


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 Msgr. Patrick Brennan, pastor. (Read Msgr. Brennan’s homilies on the parish website. Fr. Timothy Furlow, parochial vicar. It is also the cathedral for the Archdiocese of Portland’s very fine archbishop, Alexander Sample, who came to Portland in 2013. He is orthodox, a good liturgist and preacher, and has done much to revive tradition in the Portland church. Listen to his weekly radio program The Voice of the Shepherd.

Special activities Young Adult Ministry, Buzz and Bless (a women’s group), Knights of Columbus, scouting group

Music Depends on the Mass. The vigil and 9 a.m. Masses have congregational singing, the 11 a.m. a choir and the 5:30 p.m. a contemporary ensemble.

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.