St. Mary's Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception



The Christian life and growth in Catholic faith is a lifelong journey. At St. Mary’s Cathedral, both children and adults are encouraged to participate in educational programs through Cathedral School, faith formation classes, OCIA and other events/ministries offered at our parish. 

Please visit our website tab "Resources" to find apps, book recomendations, podcast suggestions, media and more!



FORMED is a highly engaging online platform for all ages consisting of talks, audio books, movies, and more to help cultivate knowledge as well as love for of our Catholic faith. To register, simply follow the 3 steps below:

1. Click on the image or go to FORMED.org/signup 

2. Enter our parish zip code (97209) or enter name of parish (St. Mary’s Cathedral)

3. Enter your name and email to register

4. A link will be sent to your email

You’re all set!

*you can also download the FORMED app for your phone or mobile device


Bible Study

The Cathedral Parish is beginning a new Bible Study with Ascension Press on the Book of Acts!  Two sessions will be held on Tuesdays from 2:30-4pm in the Cathedral School staff room, and Wednesdays from 6:30-8pm in the School Library, beginning on January 9th and 10th, 2024.  This study is a 20-week long exploration into the early Church, and the participant guide is available for purchase here.

For more information or if you have questions, please contact Jenna Slotnick at jslotnick@cathedralpdx.org or 503.770.4791.


Other Programs

Various programs that cultivate growth in our Catholic faith take place throughout the year, both at the parish, and at other locations. For information about these programs, please consult the bulletin, the parish website, the Religion and Ethics page of the Saturday Oregonian, and The Catholic Sentinel.


Cathedral School

"Children are a heritage from the Lord, off spring a reward from him." Psalm 127:3 

For over a century, Cathedral School has served the children of Portland. Throughout its history, the school has been committed to providing students of all social, ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds a strong education anchored in Catholic Christian values. The success of the school is reflected in the academic achievements of the students, the strength of the parish and school community, and the dedication and commitment of the faculty and staff. The school accepts children from Pre- School through Eighth Grade. Click here to visit their website.