† November 1, 2018: Solemnity of All Saints

Dear Parishioners:

The U.S. bishops are joining together in a commitment of prayer and reparation leading up to the bishops’ general assembly, where we will be making critical decisions in response to the clergy sexual abuse crisis. With my brother bishops across the nation, I will be dedicating myself to seven days of intensified prayer and fasting, from Monday, November 5, through Sunday, November 11. The intentions for this period of prayer and sacrifice are three-fold:

For the healing and support of all victims of clergy sexual abuse.

For the conversion and just punishment of the perpetrators and concealers of sexual abuse.

For the strength of the bishops to be holy shepherds in leading and protecting our people from all harm.

If you feel called to do so, you are welcome to join me in praying for these intentions. I would also be grateful for any prayers for me and my brother bishops during our general assembly, that we may follow the guidance of the Holy Spirit in responding to the tragedy of clergy sexual abuse in the Church.

Please be assured of my prayers for you, as well.                                                                                       In The Heart of Christ, Most Reverend Paul D. Etienne, DD, STL Archbishop of Anchorage

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 Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt

This is a wonderful and fun service opportunity for the youth of our parish. On this night the young people gather into teams and head out into the community to ask for offerings that complete a Thanksgiving dinner for a family in need. The first team to complete the list and return to the church gets a prize. All items are then delivered to Saint patrick's parish for their annual Thanksgiving dinner for the poor. 

Drivers are needed for this event and all young people need to have a signed permission slip before the event can start. Good luck and happy hunting!

Scavenger Hunt Permission Slip

Driver Chaperone Form

The following Monday the youth will be making Pies for Brother Francis Shelter. To successfully make as many pies as we can, we will need your help with donations of apples, pie shells and pumpkin pie mix. Please have all donations to the church by 4pm on Monday, November 19th. Happy Thanks Giving!!!

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Pastoral Letter from the Bishops of Alaska

Living in the Image and Likeness of God: English

Living in the Image and Likeness of God: Spanish

 

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 Interested in Baptisms

Process:

1) Stop by the parish office to register

2) Check out the baptismal video 

3) Complete registration paperwork

4) Attend scheduled baptism class

 

Please call: 349-8388 prior to scheduling baptism

*Please consider taking class prior to the birth of your child 

                                                                                                                                              

 

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 Our parish is keeping up with Technology!!!

Our parish provides Online Giving as an electronic tool for contributions so you can give via the ‘web’. Online Giving helps you maintain your giving even if you cannot be here at Mass. This also helps the parish streamline our cash flow, especially during bad weather or vacation times. Click on the link to get started today.