Eagle Eye Alaska is an innovative annual hike and retreat that takes young adults into Alaska’s backcountry in an effort to inspire and reconnect them to the practices, sacraments and prayers of the Catholic faith.
CatholicAnchor.org Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne is scheduled to participate in the following liturgies and events in the month of May. May 4 – 7 p.m., Listening session, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Soldotna May 5 – 9:30-11:30 a.m., Young adult gathering, Soldotna May 5 – 5:30 p.m., Confirmation Mass, Our Lady of the Angels, Kenai…
The permanent diaconate has an ancient history, appearing in the first years of Christianity. It waned in the Middle Ages and wasn’t revived until Pope Paul VI restored the order in 1967. Since then the diaconate has skyrocketed in the United States, including in Alaska.
FOCUS missionaries, David and Linda Hickson, who have spent years evangelizing young adults on college campuses, will be in Anchorage for a mission that is open to attendees from across the archdiocese. They will draw on mission field experience to inspire Alaskans to grow in faith and share it with others.
Hundreds of Alaskans are expected to take part in the annual Good Friday Faith Walk on March 30. The annual devotion begins at various points across Anchorage with groups of area faithful walking and praying the Stations of the Cross.
Palm Sunday is March 25, the last Sunday in Lent. This day marks the beginning of Holy Week and a time when Catholics commemorate the triumphant arrival of Christ into Jerusalem, just days before his crucifixion.
In an ongoing effort to put his finger on the pulse of the Catholic Church in Alaska, Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne is continuing a series of listening sessions at parishes across Southcentral Alaska. The next session is Tuesday, March 20, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Anchorage. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. and Catholics from across the archdiocese are welcome to attend.