This is the final installment of a four-part series on Thomas Merton’s 1968 visit to Alaska.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Thomas Merton’s Alaska visit, the Archdiocese of Anchorage and the newly-formed Alaska Chapter of the International Thomas Merton Society will co-host the Thomas Merton in Alaska…
Rebecca Ostermann traveled to Anchorage last month to teach children how to sing liturgical chant during a three-day workshop at Holy Family Cathedral in Anchorage.
For centuries such ceremonies took place when the last beam was erected atop a building. Since there are no major beams in the new rectory, attendees signed a large piece of wood paneling.
Vincentian Father Henry Grodecki’s grandparents came from Poland in the early 20th century. After spending their lives in Chicago’s insular Polish community, where Polish Catholic churches offered services in their native tongue, they never fully grasped English.
After a record turnout for its fifth summer camp season, St. Therese’s Camp in Wasilla is expanding again. “It’s the highest attendance ever,” said Camp Director Rudy Poglitsh, noting the camp was at 95 percent capacity with 261 youngsters over the five weeks of camps.
A total of 230 people attended the event which raised over $100,000 to be used to educate and ordain priests to serve the Archdiocese of Anchorage.
The following is a list of calendar items in the month of September for Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne.
CatholicAnchor.org The following is a list of news briefs and upcoming events across the Anchorage Archdiocese. Anti-bullying class set for pastors, parish, school leaders Pastors, faith formation directors, safe environment coordinators and catechists across the Anchorage Archdiocese are invited to attend a training day on Sept. 15 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Co-Cathedral in Anchorage….
What makes school’s beginning different in Catholic schools: the reminder each day that education revolves around Christ through prayer, liturgy and service.