George Michael Irwin (1932 - 2016)

George Michael Irwin prayerfully went to his eternal reward on June 15th at the age of 83 at Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Roouge.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Carolyn Clesi Irwin in 1990, 2 infant sons, grandson, brother, stepson and parents.  He was a native and resident of New Orleans until he moved to Baton Rouge after hurricane Katerina, and loved living there.  He is survived by his devoted wife Pat Decell Irwin, 2 daughters, 1 son, 8 gran


Official complaint filed with Mexican government

Attached a document containing a complaint against the irrational exploitation of forests in the Sierra Tarahumara. So that you can make it known to the groups of people where you work . Pastoral agents want to make the voice, of the communities we serve, public and for centuries has remained silent.

Miguel Quintanilla S.J.
  Director General
Complejo Asistencial Clínica Santa Teresita AC (CACSTAC)


TCHF of Oregon Honors Fr. Theodore Weber for Lifetime Service

Founding TCHF of Oregon Board Member Fr. Theodore (Ted) Weber celebrated his 60th anniversary as a priest this year.  A fixture in the local Catholic community, Fr. Weber is loved by all that know him.  His legacy at Christ the King Church is felt by everyone who has knows him.  Beloved patriach of the "Weber Clan", Fr.


2015 Fund-An-Item: "Water For Life"

The Fund-An-Item for this year (2015) is “Water for Life”.  Even though the Copper Canyon has seen moderate precipitation in recent years the challenge still remains for dependable and safe access to clean drinking water. A comprehensive scientific survey of the existing conditions will be managed by Schneider Water Services of St.


UPDATE: 2014 Fund-An-Item - "Facilities, Health & Safety Upgrades"

As we approach the end of the year and each of the three main chapters of the TCHF hold their annual fundraising events, we want to give a brief update on the 2014 Fund-An-Item (FAI), "Facilities, Health and Safety Upgrades".  We deeply apprecaite the support that you all give each year towards the FAI and think that it is our responsibility to let you know when the project is fulfilled on a timely basis.


TCHF of Oregon 17th Annual Benefit Dinner - October 3rd, 2015

Thank you one all for another great event.  It is hard to believe that it has already been 17 years and we could not have accomplished anything without the help of our many friends, benefactors and board members.  Once again hosted by the Riverside Golf & Country Club here in Portland, we were welcomed by clear and sunny skies after a morning of questionable weather.  Special thanks to Kenneth and Valerie Troyer for once again taking the role of Presenting Sponsor in honor of Valerie's late father and early board member Donald MuCullough.   Finally, great thanks and gratitude to the Org