Renewed focus has been placed on an abuse of power and clericalism as contributing factors.
But there is a deeper boredom that is really a disease of our time. As 20th century author Reinhardt Kuhn observed, boredom “is not one theme among others; it is the dominant theme … a modern plague.”
Justin Leiner knows it can be intimidating to publically share the Catholic faith, but the benefits, he’s found, are eternally rewarding.
Catholics United for the Faith invites Catholics and others to a special presentation that looks at the beauty Christ finds in humanity even when we can’t seem to find it on our own.
Moropoulos said Protestants and Catholics coming together on a project like this is “a great testament of faith” to those who do not believe in Christ.
Thanks to some forward thinking by Saint Francis of Assisi in the 13th century, several lay Catholic Alaskans are now official members of the Franciscan Order.
The following events and opportunities are in the Anchorage Archdiocese.
Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne is scheduled to participate in the following liturgies and events in the month of February.
In a proclamation released Jan. 22, Dunleavy declared the day “Right to Life Day” and said Alaska “must resolve to protect innocent human life at every stage.”
The report names 111 men, including 33 who served in Alaska — mostly in the 1950s through the 1970s. All but one of the men who served in Alaska is listed as deceased.