Open, inclusive, welcoming…

Your Sanctuary at the Beach

A house of prayer for all people

“Seeing, with Christ, through the eyes of LOVE”    

open, inclusive, welcoming


10 AM Holy Eucharist in person

       2nd and 4th Sundays

       zoom available here 

10 AM Morning Prayer in person

        1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays

7 PM Santa Catalina,

       Spanish language worship

36335 Hwy 101 Map
Nehalem, OR 97131
Between Nehalem and Manzanita


Mailing address PO Box 251 Manzanita OR 97130


Whether you are visiting the coast, new to the area, or a long-time resident looking for a progressive, inclusive church home, and wherever you are on your journey of faith you are welcome. Services in English and Spanish on Sundays, and community activities throughout the week.

St Catherine’s building and grounds are available for rental for your groups’ events: weddings, classes, concerts, etc. Click here for more information.

Wheelchair and walker accessible.

Mission and Ministry

Outdoor community labyrinth is available to walk. Experience this walking mediation and contemplation. Walk the labyrinth with us the first Sunday of each month at 3pm outdoors when weather is permitting or indoors.

A memorial garden in honor of our pets is was dedicated on March 18 in honor of Jean Smiset. To receive information on placing pets ashes and ordering memorial rocks for pets, please contact the Senior Warden at 503-457-5246. 

Backpack Project: working with Nehalem Grade School to provide food security to children in the Nehalem Bay area. Recent projects Sock Sunday and Undie Sunday to provide new clothing for children and youth.

Congregational Care: Meals and ministry of presence for those unable to attend weekly events, celebrating birthdays and anniversaries, home communion, prayer ministry, maintaining a library and holding workshops on living fully at all stages of life

Food Bank: collecting food for the North County Foodbank

Weekday Gatherings



10am Words into Stones                     A time of open conversation and prayer

11:15am QIGONG                                     simple breath and movement

2pm DarnKnit                                          bring your project to our knitters’, darners’, crafters’ hangout

5pm Stillpoint                                          Click HERE to join meditation and writing gathering

7pm Taize (1st Tuesdays)                   Contemplative service of song and prayer, first Tuesdays at 7pm

7pm Community Song Circle (2nd Tuesdays): A relaxed community song gathering


5pm River Community Meditation: Buddhist community gathering


7am Men’s breakfast at the bunkhouse

1pm Choir Practice:  … we want YOU!

Weekly Events

Sunday Expand

10 AM In Person Worship-

   -Eucharist 2nd and 4th Sundays

                    zoom available here .

   -Morning Prayer 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays

Labyrinth Walk – 1st Sundays at 3 pm

-7:00 PM Bilingual service in English and Spanish

Tuesday Expand

10 am – Words into Stones

Wednesday Expand

5pm River Community Buddhist GatheringWatch

Thursday Expand 7:00 AM Men’s Breakfast and Gospel Study
The Bunkhouse Restaurant Saturday Expand

The Tidings: weekly news of St Catherine/Santa Catalina with weekly events calendar click here or

Photo Credit: Linda Cook Photography