Using the model of Isaiah and Jesus, we might ask ourselves whether we truly treasure the vineyard that is the Catholic Church.
When someone contacts the office of Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne, the person they likely reach first is Kim Bakic, the archbishop’s energetic and efficient executive administrative assistant.
Adoption and foster parenting have forever shaped the long and rich life of James “Jim” Humphrey. At 79 years and counting, the towering former farm boy lives his Catholic faith with the same fortitude and generous hospitality that defined his childhood on a Montana farm.
Greetings to all of the messed up and constantly arguing couples out there. You know who you are. We’re not talking to you guys who are constantly posting Instagram photos of your perfect marriage — of all the flowers he gets you every Friday and those declarations of love you share on your timelines, and the cute wacky photos you like to take jumping in the air holding hands — yes, you’re adorable but you can’t sit with us.
There were no survivors among the 19 passengers, and recovery was deemed unrealistic. The report on the 1952 crash was filed away as classified material. But to a large Catholic family in Kansas, the death of Daniel Blasi — one of 17 children — remained a deep well of sorrow, loss and mystery spanning 65 years.
Born and raised Catholic in Monroe, Michigan, Nathan Krawetzke has an older brother who is married and a younger sister. Thoughts about the priesthood first surfaced for Krawetzke in grade school, and calling persisted throughout his time at St. Mary Catholic Central High School and beyond. “I told no one about it,” he said. “I was afraid of what it would mean.”
Many of our cultural challenges today will be solved only with a proper understanding of the human person. Christian anthropology is an appreciation of the truth that God creates every human person.
Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne is scheduled to participate in the following liturgies and events in the month of October.
The following upcoming news and events are taking place across the Anchorage Archdiocese.
From early October until Christmas, there are opportunities in several parishes to find unique items, sample various cuisines and support the necessary work that is partly funded by these events.