How do you go about preparing for a Catholic mission trip to Ethiopia? I was posed this question a few months ago during an initial conference call with the Catholic Relief Services’ outreach, “Called to Witness 2017 Ethiopia.” The question gave me pause.
Dominican Father Brendan McAnerney will give a talk titled “ Art and Spirituality of the Icon” on Wednesday, May 17 at the Holy Family Education Center in Anchorage. Father McAnerney has training and faculties to celebrate Mass both in the ordinary form of the liturgy as well as in the Melkite-Greek tradition.
In what is believed to be the “first time ever,” five men training to become priests for the Western Dominican Province will head to Alaska with a Dominican priest to make a special tour of the state. For more than 40 years, the Western Dominicans have staffed Holy Family Cathedral in downtown Anchorage.
The world-famous Yale Whiffenpoofs, featuring longtime parishioner of St. Patrick Church in Anchorage, will be performing in Anchorage on Thursday, May 25. The performance at St. Patrick’s will begin at 7 p.m. As the nations oldest collegiate a capella groups, The Whiffenpoofs perform around the world.