“I put on my calendar ‘Ordination to the Priesthood of the God of the Universe.’ It’s one of those things that is utterly beyond comprehension,” he said.
Over the past 25 years, one of the most common prayer request I hear deals with a son or daughter who has left the church, or a husband or parent who no longer attends Mass, or a grandchild who has drifted from the faith.
Their multi-media works are exhibited across Alaska, around the world. The bronze statue in downtown Anchorage of Balto, the heroic dog of the diphtheria run that gave rise to the Iditarod sled dog race, is perhaps their best-known piece among Alaskans…
In his new role, Archbishop Etienne will oversee national collections efforts that support various programs and outreaches around the nation and the world.
My family will tell you that one of my favorite movies is “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Every time I watch it I shed a joyful tear thinking about the gift that each of us is to others.
Let us prepare not only for the celebration of Christ’s birth at Christmas, but Christ’s birth and life within us, and ultimately, for his promised return at the end of time.
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…
The following is a list of news briefs and upcoming events from across the Anchorage Archdiocese.