Miss Alaska is cradle Catholic with a message of compassion

“You place a crown on your head, and people are interested in what you have to say,” observed reigning Miss Alaska Angelina Klapperich. “It’s a very unique opportunity, and I want to make as much use of that as I can and spread good messages.”

Fr. Shields to lead mission May 14-16

Father Michael Shields will lead a prayer mission at St. Patrick Church in Anchorage May 14-16. The event is open to the public with talks and reflections from 7-9 p.m. each night. The event is titled “Alive in Christ.”

Kodiak teacher gives back to alma mater with a sense of purpose

Maggie Schmitt grew up as a student walking the hallways of St. Mary’s Catholic School on Alaska’s Kodiak Island where she attended pre-school through eighth grade. From a young age she wanted to work with children. Six years ago she returned to her alma mater as an elementary teacher.

Archbishop’s May Calendar

CatholicAnchor.org Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne is scheduled to participate in the following liturgies and events in the month of May. May 4 – 7 p.m., Listening session, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Soldotna May 5 – 9:30-11:30 a.m., Young adult gathering, Soldotna May 5 – 5:30 p.m., Confirmation Mass, Our Lady of the Angels, Kenai…

Youth conference aims to boost faith of Alaska teens

From June 3-6, teens from across the state will rally in Anchorage for the annual Alaska Catholic Youth Conference. The Catholic Anchor caught up with the Archdiocese of Anchorage’s Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry Matthew Beck to learn more about what to expect from the upcoming gathering.

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