CHURCH HOURS: Canceled until further notice
All activities and events at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church and School are canceled until further notice.
During this time, Father Pat will be offering confessions per request. To make an appointment, please reach out to Father Pat by phone 503-285-4539 ext. 508 or email email@example.com
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
These are uncertain times for everyone, but especially our most vulnerable brothers and sisters. Our St. Vincent de Paul ‘s food pantry chapter has been working around the clock to carrying out our mission and care for those in our parish boundary who need food and everyday essentials.
Our food pantry is open each Wednesday and Saturday from 2:30pm – 4:00pm.
In Need of Help? If you need rent or utility assistance, please call the Portland Council Emergency Services (503-235-8431) to get assistance from SVDP.
Volunteering to Help? If you are able to volunteer time, donate food or donate funds, please contact us. We ask for Food Donations to be dropped off prior to the food pantry opening.
OREGON WIC PROGRAM
WIC serves pregnant, postpartum or breastfeeding women or children under 5 years old. Dads, grandparents, foster parents or other guardians may apply for WIC for their children.
Oregon WIC is still open for business. Clinics across Oregon are practicing social distancing by holding WIC appointments over the phone, by email and video chat.
If you or anyone you know is interested in WIC, fill out an online interest form and WIC will be in touch.
PUBLIC SCHOOL MEAL ASSISTANCE
Nextdoor has launched a new feature that facilitates neighbors helping neighbors. It’s called Help Map. The Help Map allows those in need to easily identify which neighbors have raised a hand to assist with an errand or just give a call to check-in.
GETTING CONNECTED TO THE INTERNET
Comcast Xfinity WiFi network has currently opened its network for free. To learn more please check out the following links.
Mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame
The Sunday Mass
Catholic Extension (you need to scroll down to find the Sunday Mass link)
Heart of the Nation
FORMED – FAITH AT HOME
Formed – Faith at Home is currently being offered by the Archdiocese of Portland for free. Formed – Faith at Home
MAGNIFICAT and MAGNIFIKID!
Magnifikid! is being offered for free. Every week, MagnifiKid offers all the readings and the prayers of the Sunday Mass. This colorful booklet features various games, prayers, and activities to help children learn about Christian life and culture.
Coloring Sheet Link: Magnifikid Coloring
There is a lot of information floating around regarding the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States… and specifically in the Pacific Northwest. The Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon has compiled a list of resources you may be looking for. Below you will find some of the communications that have gone out to the employees and priests of the archdiocese, as well as links to those national resources which will provide you with the most detailed and recent information.
Oregon Health Authority | COVID-19 Updates
Resources for Prayer and Engagement during Coronavirus
OHSU Guide – Everything You Need to Know
USCCB Responds to the Coronavirus
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
World Health Organization
Oregon Department of Education Information
Novel Coronavirus Fact Sheet – (English) (Spanish)
CDC Connects and Prepares Communities
What You Need to Know About COVID-19 (English) (Spanish)