The created purpose of a smart phone is to communicate. So if all apps were destroyed and all you had left was a simple phone, would it still be a phone? Yes. And would it meet its purpose? Yes.
Where I grew up, small family farms were the rule. If a family was in trouble — serious illness at harvest time, perhaps — the community would rally. Farmers quickly mobilized to get the corn picked or the hay bailed.
Recently there have been many stories in the news about homelessness and public safety. The actions and stories have run the gamut from extreme reactions to more reasonable, but urgent appeals.
Thanks to the Knights of Columbus from St. Andrew Church in Eagle River, the center can offer ultrasounds. The new machine provides young mothers the ability to see their unborn baby via a free sonogram.
What was it like to sing during Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica? “Almost overpowering,” said choir member Mary Ann Molitor. “I wanted to pinch myself and kept thinking ‘I can’t believe I’m here.’ It’s the pinnacle for a Catholic.”
“I was moved to tears with pride for those kids and so thankful to the families for teaching and living their faith with their children,” organizer Kerry Whitney said. “Our church will be in good hands with these young hearts as our future leaders.”
The following is a round up of news items and happening across the Anchorage Archdiocese.
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.