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.
LIVE at 10 a.m. Alaska time: Press conference announcing Archbishop Etienne’s new assignment in Seattle
Archbishop Paul Etienne will hold a press conference in Seattle at 10 a.m. Alaska time to discuss his new assignment as the coadjutor archbishop of Seattle.
Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne is moving to Washington State after being named coadjutor archbishop of Seattle. The text below is from the announcement on his blog earlier this morning.
We stand on the Eve of the greatest Liturgy of the Year – the Triduum – Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday, which culminates in the celebration of Easter.
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.
In this year where the church has been marred and disgraced with renewed focus on the sinful and criminal behavior of our shepherds, of scandalous failures in leadership, may we hear afresh and anew the words of Jesus about genuine discipleship, take them to heart, and keep them with renewed vigor and hope: