Tag Archives: Archd. Portland

That tragic Portland parish, the mistreatment of the priest. Fr. Z’s solution: “Let’s make a deal!”

I have been wanting to post something about this ever since I heard about it, days ago.  Others have done yeoman’s work to cover it.  For example, LifeSite. The bare bones: At an ultra-liberal parish in Portland – and that … Continue reading

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@ArchbishpSample to make liturgical changes in the @archpdx

His Excellency Most Reverend Alexander Sample, Archbishop of Portland has stood up again and again in favor of a strong Catholic identity.  I remind the readership of his stellar sermon some years ago at Assumption Grotto in Detroit (HERE) and … Continue reading

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Archbp. Sample quoting Benedict XVI: “If we don’t have the liturgy, what do we have?”

At CWR there is an interview with Archbp. Alex Sample of Portland. Among the things he addressed are sacred liturgy and sacred music. […] Some have said that the sacred liturgy is my personal hang up, that I have an … Continue reading

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Archbp. Sample on a “house divided”. Tune in, trads and liberals alike!

I direct the attention of the whole readership to a video of a sermon of my old friend His Excellency Most Reverend Alexander Sample, Archbishop of Portland. He is celebrating a Pontifical Mass at the Throne.  He preaches about the … Continue reading

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Archbp. Sample consecrated Portland to Our Lady

What did I write the other day? With the rapid degradation of morals, the overturning of common sense and natural law, and the dissolution of civil rule of law in these USA we are seeing – and this is not … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Sermon for Archbishop Sample’s 1st Pontifical Mass – MUST SEE

“When Summorum Pontificum came out, and the Holy Father said this is one of the forms of the Latin Rite, the Extraordinary Form, I said ‘I’m a bishop of the Church, I must know this rite!’  And I encourage my … Continue reading

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¡Vaya lío! Archbp. Sample weighs in on same-sex unions in Oregon. Fr. Z kudos.

From the Oregonian: Portland Archdiocese joins anti-gay marriage effort; lay group plans Ash Wednesday action Since Pope Francis began his reign as the head of the Catholic Church a year ago, he’s sounded a more welcoming tone toward gays. [Their … Continue reading

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OREGON: Govt. official: those who resist “gay” marriage must be “rehabilitated”

During the Cultural Revolution in China (1966-1976 – the time when the greatest damage was being done in the name of the Spirit of Vatican II) people were bullied into rejection of the sì jiù, the Four “Olds”: Old Customs, Old Culture, … Continue reading

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ARCHBISHOP Sample is in Portland

Archbishop Viganò just read the letter of Pope Benedict XVI from last January to Archbishop Alexander Sample, now being installed in Portland. There is a live stream. Here is a great screen capture. A mitre (a little odd), a cardinal’s … Continue reading

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Archbp. Sample interviewed. Well done.

His Excellency Most Reverend Alexander Sample, the next Archbishop of Portland, was interviewed by The Oregonian.  They didn’t lob him softballs. After an introductory paragraph or two in which they tee the reader up with the news that he is … Continue reading

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New Archbishop of Portland: Alexander Sample!

My old friend, Most Rev. Alexander Sample, formerly Bishop of Marquette, has been appointed Archbishop of Portland! Congratulations to the people of Portland Vatican City, 29 January 2013 (VIS) – Today, the Holy Father appointed Bishop Alexander King Sample as … Continue reading

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