Love in a New Year…

"As the divine light grows brighter, it reveals what it contains, that is, divine life; and divine life reveals that the Ultimate Reality is love." - Thomas Keating, The Mystery of Christ For many, the return and beginning of a new year marks a time of renewal. This renewal is one of hope. Hope in the future through self-improvement and intentional [...]

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Baccalaureate Mass

If you are graduating, or just want to support our graduating class, you are invited to attend the Baccalaureate Mass on Friday, June 13th at 7:00 p.m. The Mass will be held [...]

Delicates Drive

January 11th was Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Once again Marylhurst is joining forces with the Junior League of Portland to collect new underwear and bras for girls who [...]

Thinking about Service and Social Action

November is a time to give thanks for what we have and a time for us to reach out in service to one another. There are many opportunities to engage in service in and around [...]

Happy Founders Day!

Today's blog was written by Sister Carole Strawn, snjm -- University Communications, Thanks Carole! Today is the day in 1859 when the first Holy Names Sisters arrived in [...]

Teresa of Avila

Today is the Feast of Teresa of Avila. Teresa was a 16th century Carmelite nun. She wrote several texts on prayer and because of her unique and profound insights she is one [...]

Welcome to Cohorts Gatherings 2015-2016

Schedule:  Master of Arts in Applied Pastoral Theology (MAAPT) & Master of Divinity (MDiv)  Cohort Classes & Ritual/Events . Each cohort weekend includes three [...]

October Saints

October is one of my favorite times of the year--as I said in my last post, I really do love Fall. I  love Fall because it is a time of remembering some of my favorite [...]

The Blessings of Fall

  Okay, I confess, I'm a true Oregonian. That said I'm one of those people who gets cranky if we have too many sunny days in a row. For me, Fall is always a relief, a [...]

A Prayer for an August Monday

Creator of the universe, of all that is beautiful and good, help each of us to create deep within our being an inner space, a place: Where the work we do will not overshadow [...]

Walking and Talking with Holy Partners

This summer I've been working on a project for my Doctor of Ministry degree. The project is called, "Walking and Talking with Holy Partners" The purpose of the project is to [...]