A total of fifteen students graduated from Lumen Christi High School and Holy Rosary Academy this spring. Congratulations to our graduates! We wish you the very best in your endeavors. Senior Profiles: Lumen Christi High School Sophia Dupras grew up in Kodiak and moved to Anchorage in 6th grade. Sophia started 7th grade at Lumen…
Holy Rosary Academy, a K-12 independent Catholic classical school, seeks to hire an experienced principal to manage school operations and provide strong leadership for teachers and staff members. The principal must be a practicing Catholic, faithful to the Creed and the magisterial teachings of the Church. He or she preferably has background or experience with…
The ministry of safe environment requires sincerity, authenticity and accountability. It is not just about meeting formal requirements to ensure safety; it is about authentically embracing the mission of protecting the vulnerable and ministering to those who have been harmed. It is about living our belief about the dignity of the human person.
The result: the little parish church, home to 25 families, was devastated. Flooring, crawlspace, wiring, the boiler -— everything was ruined. Fortunately, insurance covered the damage, and a repaired church emerged from the old. But two things were apparent. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, the rivers’ flow had been permanently changed, and unless the church, which sat lower than the nearby road, was elevated, a similar or even worse flood wasn’t far in the offing.
Editor’s note: The following Christmas Mass times are for Catholic parishes across the Anchorage Archdiocese. For last minute updates or changes to Mass times, please visit archdioceseofanchorage.org
Rannals is a veteran sidewalk counselor facing off against abortion. She’s bundled in a long quilted winter coat and low black heels, poised on Anchorage’s East 40th Avenue, ready to move seamlessly from prayer to action. Approachable, quick-thinking and deferential to the mood of those she meets on the street, Rannals is ready to initiate conversation with anyone.
Pope Francis understands the crisis of marriage culture in its multiple dimensions, just as he understands that the family, which begins in marriage, is a troubled institution in the post-modern world; that’s why he’s summoned two Synods on the topic of the family. And that’s why the Synod, fully aware of the gravity of the situation, should begin, continue and end on a positive note, offering the world a pearl of great price: the Christian understanding and experience of marriage.