September is Hunger Action Month, and every year at Catholic Social Services that gives us an opportunity to talk about how food insecurity greatly impacts the lives of people in Anchorage.
Anchorage Archbishop calls for action, prayer, penance in wake of Pennsylvania report on clergy sexual abuse
Anchorage Archbishop Paul Etienne posted the following letter on his blog in response to the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report on clergy sexual abuse of minors and vulnerable adults. This letter is to be read in every parish in the Anchorage Archdiocese over the weekend of Aug. 18-19.
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.
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.