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Together for Peace
Together for Peace

September 19, 2016 The United Nations has asked all peoples to unite in prayer and action for peace throughout the world. Ending the numerous “official wars” is often what comes to mind when we think of peace. But that is only the tip of the...

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Wisdom to Share
Wisdom to Share

September 6, 2016 We are delighted to welcome Marcy Cottrell Houle as our speaker at this year’s Circle of Strength Women’s Fundraising Brunch on October 22! Marcy is a biologist and award-winning author of magazine articles and four...

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30 Pints for 30 Years
30 Pints for 30 Years

August 17, 2016 Providing professional affordable counseling for all people regardless of faith or finances is a community effort. So is meeting the critical need for blood donations. As one way to mark The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center’s...

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Thank you, Jerry!
Thank you, Jerry!

August 17, 2016 NCC recognized the dedicated service of Jerry Bitz this week at the Board of Directors meeting. Jerry finished his third three-year term and is rotating off the Board. Jerry and his wife Carol have been long time supporters of the...

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Putting for Purpose
Putting for Purpose

August 12, 2016 It’s not often you see bowling on the golf course, but you could at the Colwood Golf Center in Northeast Portland on Sunday, August 7. Bowling with golf balls was one of the many quirky contests entertaining players at each of the...

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Peace On Earth
Peace On Earth

July 26, 2016 Let there be peace on earth…and let it begin with me Most of us have had warm feelings singing that old song. With our current climate of violence all over the world there is no better time for each of us to ask, “How does it begin...

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NCC Founders Interviewed
NCC Founders Interviewed

When The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center was founded 30 years ago, therapy was done from borrowed rooms using second-hand furniture. Those humble beginnings were highlighted on July 19 with a published interview in the Global Sisters Report...

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Happy – The Myth
Happy – The Myth

March 31, 2016 A common misunderstanding among people who feel depressed is about the term “Happy” or “Happiness”. The misunderstanding can be cleared up in one sentence: Those are feelings not destinations. Humans are wired to have a multitude...

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