Prominent Alaskan priest, Fr. Steven Moore, diagnosed with inoperable cancer

One of the most prominent and long-serving priests in the Anchorage Archdiocese, Father Steven Moore, has been diagnosed with an aggressive and inoperable form of cancer.

In a letter sent to pastors and parish leaders, Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne explained the details of Father Moore’s situation. Father Moore is currently the pastor of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in south Anchorage.

Partnership takes new approach to health care for Alaska’s homeless

“I don’t believe there’s ever been a partnership where the three hospitals in town have come together around an issue like this,” she observed. “You have to remember that this is a business industry and there’s competition. So what’s happened here is that leadership teams at our hospitals have seen the bigger picture, and they’ve come together with passion and good intentions to help the most vulnerable people in our community. It’s amazing.”

Anchorage Archbishop: We will be ‘shocked’ by God

His homily noted that the women who went to Jesus’ tomb did not find what they were expecting, and they were frightened and shocked to find it empty.

“When we truly search for the risen Jesus in our lives, we too will be shocked at what we find,” he said. “Because God will set us on the path and a journey and will ask of us things we would never have dreamed or imagined we would even be capable of accomplishing.”

Pro-life walk through streets of Anchorage set for April 22

Alaskans are preparing for an April “Walk for Life” through the streets of downtown Anchorage.

Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and Alaska Right to Life, the Saturday, April 22, event will begin at 12 p.m. at the pro-life memorial in the Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery (at the corner of 9th Ave. and Cordova St.). From there participants will walk to the St. John Paul II Memorial site on the Delaney Park Strip.

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