Archbishop Paul Etienne has issued the following clergy assignments for parishes across the Anchorage Archdiocese. The assignments were announced at weekend Masses on May 11-12. The new assignments are effective July 1.
The new norms add that the metropolitan archbishop in a specific region will now be in charge of investigations against those bishops in dioceses near the archdiocese.
Of all the treasures that have rotated through Archangel Attic, the greatest gift from this modest little thrift shop is the $1 million in funds it has generated for Catholic education.
The Alaska Catholic Youth Conference is “taking it on the road,” with new venues, speakers, service and social opportunities and plans for one day in Soldotna.
The priesthood of the ordained was especially highlighted in the liturgy, where dozens of priests and deacons throughout the 138,000-square-mile archdiocese gathered to renew their vows and commit themselves to the service of the Gospel.
Archbishop Paul Etienne highlighted the tension between who people thought the Messiah would be and how he actually accomplished God’s plan — it is a tension that persists today.