In his new role, Archbishop Etienne will oversee national collections efforts that support various programs and outreaches around the nation and the world.
But I do know the mind of a parent. Christmas brings out the sentimental, extravagant, overwhelming desire to give that which is most wanted, something that will delight a little heart.
My family will tell you that one of my favorite movies is “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Every time I watch it I shed a joyful tear thinking about the gift that each of us is to others.
Let us prepare not only for the celebration of Christ’s birth at Christmas, but Christ’s birth and life within us, and ultimately, for his promised return at the end of time.
Without a doubt, the ‘show-stopper’ moment came at the beginning of our meeting, when Cardinal DiNardo announced that he had only the night before received word from the Holy See (through the Congregation for Bishops) that we were not to vote…
The following is a list of news briefs and upcoming events from across the Anchorage Archdiocese.
Sister Claire Gagnon, who started the Providence Alaska Pastoral Care Department in 1975, died peacefully in her sleep on Nov. 17, at her home in the St. Joseph Residence in Seattle. She was 99 years old.
The popularity of the event stems from those it honors: not the big financial donors, celebrities or public officials. The event highlights people who do “small things with great love”
The conversation for the evening revolved around how the Catholic faith is lived out and looks different between individuals and groups of people. The theme for the evening discussion was, “One Size Doesn’t Fit All.”
We were the 1960s folks with freedom and love. How did we end up like this?