CatholicAnchor.org Embracing our weakness means embracing our identity as a “clay jar” so that all power may be seen as belonging to God, not us. This means enduring insults without retaliation and suffering calamity without bitterness. Weakness means depending on God for our strength. Personally, I am too weak to not have brother priests in my…
Alaskan seminarian Jake Brownlee has traveled halfway around the world this year as he prepares to become a priest for the Archdiocese of Anchorage. This summer, however, he’s looking forward to enjoying the Alaska outdoors at St. Therese’s Catholic Camp in Wasilla.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School in South Anchorage will be offering a full-time pre-kindergarten program beginning this fall.
Decades ago, I visited Ireland as a young teacher, so when I got home this time I pulled out some old pictures. The faded photos reminded me how much I and Ireland had changed. Back then, you could visit the magnificent Cliffs of Moher and dangle your feet over the edge. It was barren and rugged.
A year ago, Brother Francis Shelter began offering new services to address the physical health and wellbeing of our guests.
In just three years the Anchorage parish’s outreach has grown from a struggling young adult ministry with only a handful of participants into a lively community of approximately 130 people.
FOCUS missionaries, David and Linda Hickson, who have spent years evangelizing young adults on college campuses, will be in Anchorage for a mission that is open to attendees from across the archdiocese. They will draw on mission field experience to inspire Alaskans to grow in faith and share it with others.
In safe environment, our primary prevention is stopping abuse before it happens by understanding risk factors, informing ourselves and empowering others. It means recognizing the dignity of all people, without exception.