A total of 92 golfers comprising 23 teams turned out for the second annual Archbishop’s Golf Tournament to help raise funds to support Alaskan men training for the Catholic priesthood.
Alaskan Kevin Klump entered holy orders on June 8. He is set to be ordained a priest next summer. Here’s what was going through his mind that evening.
Watching intently as his grown son lay face down on the polished floor of Anchorage’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Co-Cathedral, a thought came to Philip Klump. “He’s not mine anymore. He is God’s now, and I got to let go.”
Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne officially assigned five newly ordained deacons to their parishes. One transition deacon, who is slated to become a priest next summer) also received his assignments.
Father Steven Moore passed away on Dec. 22, 2017, at home in Anchorage. Due winter weather conditions his burial was delayed. A graveside burial service will be held at Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery on June 13 at 11 a.m.
Teachers and students at Our Lady of the Valley School in Wasilla are drawn to the Catholic school because it incorporates a distinctive classical academic curriculum that includes Scripture and Catholic teaching throughout the curriculum.
A new principal and vice principal have been named for Holy Rosary Academy in Anchorage.
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.