“I put on my calendar ‘Ordination to the Priesthood of the God of the Universe.’ It’s one of those things that is utterly beyond comprehension,” he said.
Their multi-media works are exhibited across Alaska, around the world. The bronze statue in downtown Anchorage of Balto, the heroic dog of the diphtheria run that gave rise to the Iditarod sled dog race, is perhaps their best-known piece among Alaskans…
In his new role, Archbishop Etienne will oversee national collections efforts that support various programs and outreaches around the nation and the world.
Without a doubt, the ‘show-stopper’ moment came at the beginning of our meeting, when Cardinal DiNardo announced that he had only the night before received word from the Holy See (through the Congregation for Bishops) that we were not to vote…
The following is a list of news briefs and upcoming events from across the Anchorage Archdiocese.
Sister Claire Gagnon, who started the Providence Alaska Pastoral Care Department in 1975, died peacefully in her sleep on Nov. 17, at her home in the St. Joseph Residence in Seattle. She was 99 years old.
The popularity of the event stems from those it honors: not the big financial donors, celebrities or public officials. The event highlights people who do “small things with great love”
The conversation for the evening revolved around how the Catholic faith is lived out and looks different between individuals and groups of people. The theme for the evening discussion was, “One Size Doesn’t Fit All.”
In developing his artistic style, he is continually inspired by the communion of saints and local Alaskan people of faith around him.