On March 10 more than 70 Alaskans seeking full communion with the Catholic Church gathered for the call to continuing conversion and the rite of election
When asked why, in light of scandal, Miller would join the Catholic Church, he said “this is the church that Christ founded” and second, because Christ promised “the gates of hell would not prevail against the church until the end of time.”
The long time principal of St. Mary’s School in Kodiak (from 1968 to 2009) traveled from her religious community in Philadelphia in March to El Paso, Texas.
In these days when we are confronted with the sinful reality of the human members of the church, it is comforting to recall the holiness of the church, which is ever present in her divine nature.
My wife Mary and I raised nine children in Alaska. All were baptized in the Catholic faith.