The 2013 CYO Football season concluded November 10 at Kiggins Bowl in Vancouver, WA with three championship games, one each for third and fourth, fifth and sixth, seventh and eighth grades.
Here is hoping that you and your family had a blessed Thanksgiving. As for me, well we do pretty well at the convent with the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon. The Sisters begin the day with Mass then it is off to the kitchen where we begin to prepare our dishes for the community. I signed up for the TURKEY this year and I would like to thank BOB and ROGER our wonderful cooks for the help they provided […]
This past Sunday when Father Peter lit the ADVENT candle I had to sit back in amazement at the fact that we are already to December of 2013!!! Advent is a good time to sit back and really reflect on the past and look ahead with hope to the future. I have to sit and quiet myself, break away from the hundreds of tugs and pulls and just get quiet! That feels really good! Try it! I am enjoying the […]
Sandy Macnab is featured in the Oregon Stater this month and I would like to draw your attention to the article. As a matter of fact, I scanned it and posted it here so that even the Duck Fans can read it. Sandy went to the only high school in Sherman County – Sherman County Union High School and I seem to remember that he was Valedictorian of his class! Correct me if I am wrong! Nice job, Sandy!
Moments in between summer camp and camp rentals gives camp staff the opportunity to work on maintenance and repairs. After a heavy load of summer campers, the camp needs some time to rebound. A few summer staff stay on to help with maintenance and repairs. Window washing, paint touch ups, floor polishing and a variety of projects that need attention. Winter and Spring projects will e identified for camp improvements. Fircrest cabin interiors were repainted, light fixtures replaced, bunks painted, […]
It’s in the book! Camp Howard summer camping season has come to an end and the last busses rolled out of camp after about 75 trips back and forth to camp this summer! The camp set a camper record of 1535 campers. Can you believe 23,025 meals were served during the six week run? The camping season was overall a very successful season with the kids having a spectacular time at Camp. Summer Program Director, Bill Fogarty and the CYO […]
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Catholic Youth Organization is all about youth and the development of youth. These fine young men and women were the camp staff this summer including counselors, cooks, nurses, unit directors, program staff and camp leadership. CYO/Camp Howard is grateful to each of the individuals for the roles they played at camp this year! A new attendance record of 1535 campers was set breaking the old record of 1513.
“Candidate” Anna Nguyen became “Sister” Anna Nguyen this morning at the Convent Mass of the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon in Beaverton. Her friends and family joined the Sisters for Mass and Breakfast to celebrate the joyful occasion with the Sisters. Anna Nguyen, from Seattle, WA, spent 6 months discerning her religious call prior to being received as a Novice this morning.
The Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon, at their annual “Community Days” took time out to compete in the Bocce Ball Tournament. Interestingly, this game was once the most popular game in the world! The basic aim of the game is to get your ball closest to the “jack” at the end of four balls per team. The game drew 18 contestants this year and a huge gallery of spectators! The champions, at the end of the double elimination tournament […]
Family Camp 2013 was attended by several families totaling just under 80 people at Camp Howard the first weekend in August. CYO/Camp Howard staff members, Jolie Abraham Phanton, Bill Fogarty, Karen von Borstel and Sr. Krista von Borstel took part in the three day event which included such activities as swimming, arts and crafts, basketball, fishing at the camp pond, trap shooting, campfires, archery and recreational games. Family camp is generally held the first weekend in august each year and […]