Author Archives: Fr. Joseph Levine

Fr. Joseph Levine

Fr. Joseph Levine graduated from Thomas Aquinas College and after a long journey was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Baker, Oregon. He currently serves as pastor of St. Peter Catholic Church in The Dalles on the Columbia River.

in From the Pastor's Desk


This is my last ‘From the Pastor’s Desk’ as Pastor of St. Peter’s in The Dalles. Last Sunday was the farewell party and I was touched by the expressions of gratitude that I received, expressions...

July 02, 2021
in From the Pastor's Desk

Natural Virtue

Last Sunday I presented the teaching of the Catechism of the Catholic Church on the subject of the grace of justification, which is effectively another name for sanctifying grace. (cf. CCC 1266) Sanctifying grace is...

May 14, 2021