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    March Executive Speaker Series Event
    Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    Holy Rosary Church in Portland, OR

    The Portland Chapter of Young Catholic Professionals invites young adults in their 20’s and 30’s to our next Executive Speaker Series on March 3 at Holy Rosary Church! We are pleased to welcome Pat Duffy as our speaker, who among many other activities is President of American Machine & Gear and a founding board member of YCP Portland!

    YCP Portland's Executive Speaker Series is a free event in which executives share their professional and faith journeys. Come meet other young professionals in their 20's and 30's over complimentary drinks and appetizers before and after the evening's talk!

    About Our Speaker

    Pat Duffy has an incredible legacy of professional experience, including his role as President of American Machine & Gear, Inc., Nu-Tech Machining Inc., North American Mechanical Services Inc., and Duffy & Kinne Inc. Pat is also one of YCP Portland’s founding Board Members!

    A fourth-generation Oregonian, Pat is a graduate of the Jesuit High School. He attended Occidental College to earn a BA in Religious Studies before earning his MBA at Harvard Business School. Pat is a member of Hapa Building Company LLC (doing business as Kalama Self Storage) and Treasurer of Legatus of Portland and of the Mother & Child Education Center.

    Pat has been married to his wife Gail Ishikawa Duffy for 47 years, with 3 children and 2 grandchildren. They attend St. Pius X Parish, where Pat serves in various roles such as a lector and EMHC. Pat spent 30 years as a soccer referee and 29 years as a Track & Field, officiating at high school, college, professional, and international competitions.

    Fun fact - Pat is also related to 13 saints and one Pope!

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    * Bring business cards if you have them!

    * Invite a friend!

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    YCP Portland Lenten Retreat
    Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 08:00 AM
    Mt. Angel Abbey Guest House in Saint Benedict, OR


    The Portland Chapter of Young Catholic Professionals invites you to our Lenten Retreat! If you are a young adult in your 20’s or 30’s, we hope you’ll join us at Mount Angel Abbey for a day of reflection, prayer, and fellowship in preparation for Easter.

    Retreat Highlights:

    * Optional Mass with the Benedictine community at 8:00 a.m.

    * Main portion of the retreat runs from 9:00–2:30 p.m.

    * Reflections given by Abbot Jeremy Driscoll, O.S.B.

    * Time for Eucharistic Adoration and the Sacrament of Confession

    * Lunch and discussion with other young adults

    * Liturgy of the Hours

    Optional gathering at the Benedictine Brewery (starting around 2:30 p.m., after the end of the retreat)

    Space is limited, so sign up today. Please note that registration must be received no later than March 18.

    While we are keeping the retreat free so that all young adults may attend, please consider a donation of $15 to help cover the cost. You can donate online or on the day of the retreat.

    If you are interested in staying overnight at the Abbey Guesthouse, please contact Br. Louis Nguyen at 503.845.3025 or louis.nguyen@mtangel.edu. Space based on availability, so we suggest requesting a room as soon as possible.

    If you are interested in supporting this retreat through a sponsorship, or if you have any questions, please contact info@ycpportland.org.

    We hope to see you there!

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Portland Leadership Team

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Marc Dickinson

Chapter President

Anna Wilson

Director of Membership

Anna Stucki

Director of Operations

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Director of Evangelization

Sarah Kuenzi

VP & Director of Marketing

Annie Large

Parish Ambassador

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Director of Technology

David Merryman

Director of Outreach

Tom Mitzel

Director of Finance

Rebecca Harris

Assistant Director of Marketing

Alex Roth

Assistant Director of Evangelization

Doug Hagedon

Assistant Director of Membership


Portland Board of Directors

Jordan Turel

Young Professional Board Member

Patrick Duffy

Seasoned Professional Board Member

Gabe Kennedy

Young Professional Board Member

Michael Carrano

Young Professional Board Member

Maurissa Fisher

Young Professional Board Member

Bianca Nerenberg

Seasoned Professional Board Member

Jeff Thiede

Seasoned Professional Board Member