Pope Francis named Juneau Bishop Andrew Bellisario as the temporary leader of the Anchorage Archdiocese until a new archbishop can be named to replace Archbishop Paul Etienne.
Monks and nuns with Eagle Eye Ministries will conduct an Alaskan Summer Institute from July 11-21, beginning with a four-day hike along the famed Crow Pass Trail.
The ministry of Safe Environment is fortunate to have been under the direction of Archbishop Etienne. The Independent File Review Commission continues with its work to review all clergy and religious personnel and safe environment files.
“I hope to walk away from this summer with a sense of peace that we followed (God’s) will and did his work,” Carlson said. “I hope that we are able to touch hearts and bring those we encounter closer to Christ.
This is a roundup of upcoming events and news briefs from across the Anchorage Archdiocese.
St. Therese’s Camp in Wasilla is gearing up for another summer of canoeing, archery, field games, campfires and camaraderie — all within the context of celebrating a vibrant Catholic faith.
“The beauty of the feminine genius at home and in the world” is the title of an upcoming talk in Anchorage. The June 20 event is part of the monthly speaker series presented by the local chapter of Catholics United for the Faith.
Ten seniors graduated last month from Lumen Christi High School, a ministry of St. Benedict Church in Anchorage.
Eleven seniors graduated this year from Holy Rosary Academy in Anchorage, an independent Catholic school. Vice Principal Tommy Welsh, who taught the graduates students throughout junior high and high school, was impressed by the group.
This is the final Catholic Anchor column by Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne. As of June 7 he will be the new coadjutor archbishop of Seattle.