Father Michael Shields is scheduled to speak in Anchorage on Feb. 22 about his missionary work in the former Russian gulag work camp, Magadan, where he has served as pastor of the Church of the Nativity in Eastern Siberia for more than 20 years.
In an effort to sharpen their writing skills, Catholic homeschool students meet weekly at Holy Family Cathedral in Anchorage. The class is structured as a co-op with students divided by age and skill level into small groups led by parent instructors.
Jessica Cler, a Planned Parenthood spokeswoman in Alaska, said Murkowski’s efforts in support of abortions overseas was commendable.
The next meeting, Feb. 12, features a presentation with facilitated discussion on the topic: “What do teens want? Getting teens to talk to us.” The gathering runs 4-5:45 p.m. in Lumen Christi High School, room 109.
Last month, at least nine Alaskan young adults joined 13,000 college-aged students from across the nation for a conference that inspired, challenged and awakened their Catholic faith.
St. Benedict Church in Anchorage is hosting a parish mission on Eucharistic Adoration led by Father John Michael Paul from the Congregation of St. John.
Anchorage Catholics gathered together on Jan. 29 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Co-Cathedral to celebrate the annual Santo Niño festival. The tradition of Santo Niño dates back to the 13th century when Spain was under Muslim rule.
The annual Catholic school Mass in the Anchorage Archdiocese was celebrated on Jan. 30 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Co-Cathedral in Anchorage. The archdiocese is home to five Catholic schools. To see photos from this event, following this link.