Hearing the cries of those longing for justice

CatholicAnchor.org One evening, returning from my walk, I detoured on to a lot where a new home is under construction, but not yet sold. The house is on my block, and it’s one of the last lots to be filled in my neighborhood. I was curious, a nosy neighbor. So I veered off the sidewalk…

Catholic Social Services: Assisting veterans in need

CatholicAnchor.org July is a time to celebrate our nation. It’s also a time to celebrate and honor the brave men and women who serve our country each day. These heroes are dedicated to something bigger than themselves – the good of our entire nation. These heroes fight for justice and deserve justice themselves. Many of…

Becoming aware of systematic injustices

CatholicAnchor.org Since the end of May, there has been consistent protesting about the evil of racism in our country. The protests have led to greater and broader discussions about how racism is manifested by creating and allowing unjust systems that threaten the health and safety of our brothers and sisters of color. During a protest,…

The call of Mary is for you

CatholicAnchor.org The call of Mary in the Gospel is the most important in the bible. God gives us all freedom and does not force anyone to follow him. Even Mary was free to say yes or no. God provides us with a choice in our call to serve him as well. Today, I pray that…

Our Catholic schools

CatholicAnchor.org In many Catholic schools, you will often find this quote posted prominently in school offices and classrooms: “Let it be known to all who enter herethat Jesus Christ is the reason for this school,the unseen but ever-present teacher in all its classes,the model of its faculty,and the inspiration for its students.” For me this…

Lumen Christi and Holy Rosary Academy senior profiles

A total of fifteen students graduated from Lumen Christi High School and Holy Rosary Academy this spring. Congratulations to our graduates! We wish you the very best in your endeavors. Senior Profiles: Lumen Christi High School Sophia Dupras grew up in Kodiak and moved to Anchorage in 6th grade. Sophia started 7th grade at Lumen…

Catholic school graduating classes honored amid social distancing

CatholicAnchor.org The five Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Anchorage each found unique ways to celebrate their graduating classes this year. Despite the challenges posed by social distancing, each school has made a concerted effort to minister to their students and families in this difficult time. The schools, faculty, and staff have worked hard to…

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