CatholicAnchor.org A gym membership and exercise should go hand-in-hand and the same should go for as discipleship and stewardship. The connection between a gym membership and exercise is easy enough to understand. Being a “card-carrying member” of a gym is a good start, but it’s very different from being an actual frequenter of the gym….
CatholicAnchor.org The Archdiocese of Anchorage celebrated 18 incredible stewards at the seventeenth annual St. Francis Stewardship Awards Banquet on October 3 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Co-Cathedral. The St. Francis Awards recognize those who give themselves in service to our church and the larger community. This dinner is one of the few times that the…
CatholicAnchor.org The Catholic Campaign for Human Development, or CCHD, is a special second collection held in parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Anchorage on November 16-17, 2019. “25% of the national collection stays local and supports local groups in training those marginalized groups living in poverty to find their own voice and to speak out on…
CatholicAnchor.org Father Vincent Blanco, known affectionately as “Father Vince,” has been the pastor of St. Anthony Church in Anchorage for the past four years. His kindness and zeal for the faith is accented through a vibrant sense of humor. “I’m the youngest of 12 children,” he said. “I have six sisters and five brothers, and…
St. Therese’s Camp in Wasilla is gearing up for another summer of canoeing, archery, field games, campfires and camaraderie — all within the context of celebrating a vibrant Catholic faith.
“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…”
Next month in Anchorage, Alaskans are invited to join in peaceful prayer outside the local Planned Parenthood abortion clinic on 4001 East Lake Otis Parkway. Those who cannot make it to the abortion clinic are encouraged to pray and fast.
“Over the years, World Youth Day has become a family pilgrimage with many parents joining their teens,” McMorrow observed. “World Youth Day is so important for our teens because it gives them a powerful faith experience before they head out into the world as young adults.
In developing his artistic style, he is continually inspired by the communion of saints and local Alaskan people of faith around him.
Speaking to Catholic school students, parents and educators, Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne said the primary purpose for attending a Catholic school is to be formed as a person of deep faith.