The conversation for the evening revolved around how the Catholic faith is lived out and looks different between individuals and groups of people. The theme for the evening discussion was, “One Size Doesn’t Fit All.”
The following text was published on Oct. 16 in response to written questions submitted via the Anchorage Archdiocese website on how the archdiocese works to protect vulnerable adults and children against sexual abuse.
Aging brings blessings and challenges. On Nov. 16 Father Michael Shields will deliver two talks in Anchorage titled, “Going into the Grey: Spirituality of Aging.”
The presentation in Anchorage will explore the following questions: What is Purgatory? Why does it exist? Why do we pray for the dead, and how do our prayers help them?
Editor’s note: Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne issued the following decree on Oct. 23.
Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne issued a decree appointing an independent commission to review all personnel files of clerics and religious men and women who have served in the archdiocese since its canonical establishment in 1966.