Anchorage homeschoolers sharpen writing & strengthen faith

In an effort to sharpen their writing skills, Catholic homeschool students meet weekly at Holy Family Cathedral in Anchorage. The class is structured as a co-op with students divided by age and skill level into small groups led by parent instructors.

EDITORIAL: Join the fray

The point here is not to review general threats to Christian morality in Alaska but to call attention to a very specific challenge that should be on the radar of all parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts, godparents and others in positions of responsibility over today’s youth.

Alaskans urged to respond to the ‘new atheists’

A new atheism is on the rise in the U.S. and it portends dangerous social consequences, according to Dominican Father Justin Gable, professor at Dominican School of Philosophy & Theology of Berkeley. Average atheists “are just not interested in God” the way their predecessors were, Father Gable told Alaskans last month.

Groundbreaking partnership to address homelessness in Anchorage

There is a new, groundbreaking partnership between Catholic Social Services and hospitals and health care providers in Anchorage, formed with the goals of improving health for the homeless, taking pressure off our health care and emergency services systems, and getting people into permanent housing.

Keeping the Law in one’s heart

Since Adam and Eve we have lived with a great human contradiction. Is there anything therefore that can counter what seems to be our worst instincts? The answer seems rather clear: by necessity, it seems, we have law or a system of laws that help us live peacefully with one another.

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