The Ave Maria choir will perform at the Festival of Lights on Sunday, December 26 at 8 p.m. An additional presentation is scheduled for St. Anthony’s Church in Southeast Portland on Tuesday, December 28 at 2 p.m. The choir was founded by Reparation Mother. Marie Rose Thérèse in 1973 and continues as the ministry of the Sisters of the Reparation of the Sacred Wounds of Jesus.

The community and Donne, lay associates, organize a day of fasting and prayer for priests and seminarians on Wednesday January 5, feast of Saint John Neumann, bishop; and Friday January 28, feast of Saint Thomas Aquinas, priest and doctor of the church.