Christ the King Catholic Parish located in Milwaukie, Oregon recently celebrated a weekly morning mass for the school students welcoming them back after the summer break. Following the conclusion of the mass, Msgr. Rick Paperini called up members of the Vocations Committee to assist in the distribution of "Pray for Vocations" bookmark cards to the students, school staff and other parishioners in attendance.
It has been a long road but we are pleased to announce the final installation of the new X-Ray Room / Equipment at the Clinica Santa Teresita in Creel, Mexico. Thank you to Father Guillermo for spearheading the project and Father Ungerleider for his ongoing assistance as liaison.
We are pleased to announce the results from our second Art Contest. The contest was open to students in grades 1-8 at all parish schools in the Archdiocese of Portland (OR) and the Diocese of Baker (OR). The theme for this second contest was "He Has Risen". A panel of judges including TCHF Board Members, clergy and a professional artist made the final assessment of the entries.
At our recent Benefit Event in October of 2012, one of our new sign-up events was a Poker Party. Held recently and hosted by TCHF Board Members, supporters and friends, we were overjoyed to welcome 3 tables of 7 people each for a total of 21 players. Comprised of both seasoned and new players a great time was had by all. We used a "dealer's choice" approach with Texas Hold'em, Omaha, Chicago, Five Card Stud/Draw and Seven Card Stud being some of more popular games. Although the majority of players were men we were very happy to have several women join the event and look forward to a lar