St. Mary's Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Parish Life

Parish Life at St. Mary's Cathedral



Weekly Adoration and Benediction 

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place every Thursday following the 7:30AM Mass. Adoration concludes with benediction at 6PM. 


Weekly Confession

Mondays: 4-5:15PM

Saturdays: 4PM-5:15PM (every 1st Sat of the month, confession is offered after the 7:30AM Mass)


Daily Mass

Mondays: 5:30PM

Tue-Sat: 7:30AM


Vocations Committee

In every age and time, God has called men to be priests to serve his people by offering the sacraments and minstering to them. If you are a single man who feels called and desires to know more about it, please visit the office of vocations link For more questions, please contact Fernanda De Clercq at [email protected]  Additionally, please visit Foundation of Prayer for Priests (foundationforpriests.org)


Bible Study

Registration for this year is closed. This year's Bible Study follows Jeff Cavins Great Adventure Bible Timeline. This timeline is one of the most engaging and imformative studies out there. This Bible study is essential to understanding the story of salvation and why we beleive God sent his only son for the salvation of souls. Bible study meets every Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. For more information, please visit Ascension Press


Coffee and Donuts

Come enjoy great fellowship and food at Coffee & Donuts after the 9 a.m. Sunday Mass from September through June.

Have questions? Interested in volunteering? Contact Rihana Kehrli:  [email protected] or (503) 413-9254 


Volunteer or Parish Outreach Opportunities

1) St. Mary’s Cathedral serves the needy of our Northwest Neighborhood.  Lift Urban Portland is a long-term partner of the cathedral in addressing the needs of the poor in our community.  

2) Other volunteer opportunities around the area include:

Blanchet House

Urban Missionaries

St. Andre Bessette

Catholic Charities

Rose Haven


Administrative Council

Parish members chosen for their expertise in accounting, law, finances, and maintenance regularly advise the pastor concerning the temporal administration of the parish. 



Please contact St. Mary’s Cathedral School office: 503-275-9370.