The following news and events are scheduled across the Anchorage Archdiocese.
The priesthood of the ordained was especially highlighted in the liturgy, where dozens of priests and deacons throughout the 138,000-square-mile archdiocese gathered to renew their vows and commit themselves to the service of the Gospel.
Archbishop Paul Etienne highlighted the tension between who people thought the Messiah would be and how he actually accomplished God’s plan — it is a tension that persists today.
Christ is the holder and bestower of life. Thus, as the Son of God, he is the remedy and cure for all that disfigures his creation. Jesus is the salvation of humanity.
“Through the Eucharist, Jesus shares his divine life with us, offering the grace and possibility that we be transformed more fully into him, into another Christ, that we are equipped for his work of proclaiming the Gospel…”
The following video is of Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne and Seattle Archbishop Peter Sartain during the April 29 press conference in Seattle where it was announced that Archbishop Etienne will be moving to Seattle next month to eventually become the next archbishop there.