Alaska parishes to join in National Day of Prayer for peace

Catholic parishes across the Anchorage Archdiocese plan to take part in one hour of adoration before the Blessed Sacrament as part of the National Day of Prayer on Sept. 9. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops called for the prayer day after a number of shootings have caused racial tensions and violence around the country.

God’s plan not thwarted by human sin

Despite what may seem to us as planetary chaos, the universe is doing what it was created to do, at least until the creation of the first humans. It was only then that true chaos began to set in.

News & Upcoming Events

The following news items and upcoming events are from the Archdiocese of Anchorage, Alaska.

EDITORIAL: What’s behind the Satan prayer at the Kenai Assembly?

The so-called “Satanic prayer” at the Aug. 9 Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting was widely reported on and left some Alaskans outraged. Others shook their heads or shrugged. Was this an earnest prayer for satanic principles to guide assembly members in discerning the public good or was it a tongue-in-cheek mockery of public invocations in general?

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