Roughly 50 Alaska priests from around the state will gather in Anchorage this month for several days of formation, fellowship and to celebrate Masses together and with local Catholics.
“Sacred music is beautiful and has been left as ‘a part of the past’ to some and I want to resurface that beauty and have it accessible to everyone,” she said.
Justin Leiner knows it can be intimidating to publically share the Catholic faith, but the benefits, he’s found, are eternally rewarding.
In a proclamation released Jan. 22, Dunleavy declared the day “Right to Life Day” and said Alaska “must resolve to protect innocent human life at every stage.”
The report names 111 men, including 33 who served in Alaska — mostly in the 1950s through the 1970s. All but one of the men who served in Alaska is listed as deceased.
Nearly 12 years after sending priests to establish a religious community on the Kenai Peninsula, the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate are withdrawing from Alaska on July 1.
Marking the 46th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade which legalized abortion on demand, the Knights of Columbus — with the support of local pro-life organizations — will host the 19 Annual Interdenominational Prayer Service on Jan. 19.
CatholicAnchor.org Anchorage Archbishop Emeritus Roger Schwietz will hold a meeting with young adults — those ages 18 to 35 — on Monday, Jan. 14, 7-9 p.m. The meeting will take place at St. Andrew Church in Eagle River and will include time for prayer, fellowship and conversation with the archbishop. For more information, contact Matthew…
Juneau Bishop Andrew Bellisario established an independent lay commission to review diocesan files of all ordained ministers and religious men and women who have acted on behalf of the Diocese of Juneau since its establishment in 1951. Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne issued a similar decree in October for the Anchorage Archdiocese.
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…