The bishops of Alaska issued the following statement on the U.S. government’s practice of separating children from migrant parents who cross into the country illegally.
Kelly Hill is probably where I’ll be buried. My mother and father and one brother are there. My great-grandfather from Galway, and other relatives from Mayo and Tipperary, lie there under Celtic crosses.
Around the world, people will celebrate World Refugee Day on June 23. This is a celebration and a show of support and solidarity with our brothers and sisters who have been displaced from their homes by war and persecution.
On June 8 Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne ordained seminarian Kevin Klump to the transitional diaconate, the last step before being ordained to the priesthood. The ordination was at Our Lady of Guadalupe Co-Cathedral in Anchorage.
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.
to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Father Thomas Merton’s Alaska visit, the inaugural Thomas Merton in Alaska Conference will take place Sept. 28-29 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Anchorage.
It is a little-known story that Father Thomas Merton spent 17 days in Alaska, and that it was one of the last places on earth he saw before he died of accidental electrocution outside of Bangkok just two months later.
Catholic schools provide a great possibility to parents and families when it comes to academic excellence paired with great human and faith formation, and we are here to partner with you.
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.