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EDGE – A Middle School Ministry

EDGE is a Catholic middle school youth ministry that provides a safe and fun place for youth to find community. The EDGErs (youth) will be able to share their faith in a safe environment with others. Each evening of EDGE is designed to be engaging and fun for the youth while teaching them about our Catholic faith, building community and learning about God’s awesome love.

We encourage middle school students to give EDGE a try!! New experiences can be scary but you won’t know if you like it until you have given it a chance. We all know how difficult middle school can be.  EDGE gives the youth a place were they can see and hear about God’s amazing love for us all and feel safe and free to share their faith. Giving our youth a strong foundation in our faith now will help them navigate through the difficult years. It won’t make it easier but they will know they have a loving God that they can trust.

EDGE will start up again on September 30, 2018. EDGE will change it’s time this year; we will meet at 9:30 – 10:45 in old cafeteria during the same time as Faith Formation for elementary school.

Service opportunities is an important part of growing in our faith. In 2017-2018 EDGE visited the Oregon Food bank twice and made toiletry kits. We believe giving of our time in serving others is an integral part of the Catholic faith.

We look forward to meeting your youth and having her or him be part of this fun and Christ centered ministry.

We will open registration on June 1, 2018

Contact Mayra Mendoza at 503-639-4179 x128 or

To register for EDGE, click on the link below.



 Life Teen High School Ministry

Welcome to LIFE TEEN

At St. Anthony’s, we’re investing in our youth in a big way. Every single high schooler in the Parish is someone we care about and want to meet. Show up any time. Life Teen is all about you—the teens. We want to come to know you were you are in your spiritual life.

LIFE TEEN meets Sundays after the 11:00 am Mass from noon – 1:30 pm. We gather in Library of the parish office. We usually have pizza following the Mass and spend the afternoon in community.   Each week will have a different focus or topic, some focused on a specific teaching of the Church, some on a major piece of the faith, all working together to help you understand what we believe as Catholics and why we believe it.

Service opportunities will be available for all teens to participate in all year. At the end of mass we are asked to “go forth to love and serve the Lord”. Through service we are acting out our faith in the way we are called as Christians. We encourage teens to take advantage of these opportunities. Check the calendar for dates and locations. Please contact Yesenia Flores if you are interested as spaces are limited.

If you came to this page looking for information about the Sacrament of Confirmation,  that’s awesome, click here for more information!  We’re so glad you are interested in receiving this Sacrament, and we’ll be Praying for you! .

If you’re a teen, parent, or parishioner with questions about youth ministry, I would love to hear from you. Everyone has different talents to share and we would love for you to share them with the teens. If you’d like to be a dedicated CORE member of Life Teen, call or email Yesenia Flores at or 503-639-4179 ext. 123.  Please don’t hesitate to call, stop me after Mass, or stop by the    office.

God Bless

Registration will open on June 1, 2018