Blessings to you this St. Brigid’s Day

... and happy spring as well! Yes, St. Brigid's Day marks the beginning of Spring in the Celtic tradition. For further information on St. Brigid, her day, her prayers may I suggest the following links: http://www.catholicireland.net/st-brigid/ http://www.minogue.com/brigid/prayer.php http://abbeyofthearts.com/blog/2016/01/31/18619/ St. Brigid, [...]

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Care of the Earth

"God looked at everything he had made, and found it very good" (Genesis 1:31). This week we celebrate our earth. We remind ourselves to be aware of future generations and [...]

Tulip Gazing

Each year I am amazed by the beauty of spring in the Pacific Northwest. Even on the days when the sun hides behind clouds, even on days when the wind and rain practically blow [...]

Happy Easter

I've been reading a lot about the importance of narrative and how narrative shapes our identity as individuals and as cultures.  Narratives may be based on real events or [...]

What’s in a Name

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On Wednesday, we learned that we have a new pope, Francis. The media discussed a bit about the significance of the name Francis, but I think it needs more unpacking. So, [...]

Blessing for Our Work

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 [...]

MacDonald Center

As you can see from our home page we’ve spent the last few weeks sharing our abundance with those in need. Currently we are talking to the MacDonald Center about how best [...]

We’ve been busy these past weeks

Many thanks need to go out to our university community. Since mid-January we have collected dozens of gloves which were donated to a local shelter to assist those who [...]

Mississippi pictures and information

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We are very excited to announce our first Marylhurst University Mission trip!  We will be taking a small group of students, staff, faculty, alumns, and friends of the [...]

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Last week we celebrated our annual Mass of the Holy Spirit.  About 100 members of our community were present for the celebration.  We were blessed with the presence of our [...]

University Ministry Events

Happy October! During the first week of classes University Ministry hosted two events. On Monday, September 24th we celebrated Mass with Archbishop John Vlazny.  The [...]