John Paul Von Arx, Catholic man and country music singer and songwriter, is coming to Anchorage for two events. Arx spent his summer playing at Country Thunder Wisconsin and several Steubenville Conferences for youth. He has also been part of the Catholic band “The Thirsting.”
Last month a group of Catholic men, joined by Dominican Father Paul Raftery, ventured into Alaska’s backcountry seeking God, friendship and challenging adventures.
After three years in Rome, obtaining a degree in canon law, Father Leo Walsh has returned to Anchorage to begin duties as adjutant judicial vicar of the Anchorage Archdiocese’s Tribunal Office
The event included a hike over the mountainous Crow Pass Trail with young adults. Father John Michael Paul Bartz and Brother John accompanying the group, offering spiritual reflections and encouraging participants to seek the truth about their life in light of Christ’s call.
In a joyful celebration, Diocese of Juneau seminarian James Wallace was ordained a transitional deacon at St. Gregory Nazianzen Church in Sitka on July 13.
Sister Mary Peter Diaz, of the Daughters of Charity, has been appointed director of the food bank run by St. Jude Church on the vast Navajo Nation Reservation in the Southwest U.S.
Bishop Bellisario aims to make the Holy Hour a monthly tradition as he oversees the Anchorage Archdiocese as apostolic administrator until Pope Francis names a new archbishop to replace Archbishop Paul Etienne who was assigned to Seattle earlier this summer.
Just 5 Days refers to “what can be accomplished in five days if only we can live justly,” said Matthew Beck, the Anchorage archdiocese’s director of evangelization and discipleship.
A total of 72 golfers comprising 18 teams turned out for the third annual Archbishop’s Golf Tournament to help raise funds to support Alaskan men training for the Catholic priesthood.