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Feb 10
Ashes - For centuries, Catholic Christians have marked the beginning of the season of Lent by receiving ashes on their foreheads on Ash Wednesday. This tradition has its roots in the Old Testament, where wearing ashes was ...
Interested in helping at CSS but not sure where to start? - Become part of this dedicated team by getting involved! Help is needed with projects during the season of Lent, the annual Charity Ball, and ongoing opportunities with a number of programs. All of the amazing ...
Feb 04
National Marriage Week - National Marriage Week Below are family activities and information to help celebrate National Marriage Week. February 7 — 14. Virtual Marriage Retreat: Marriage & Mercy Looking for a way to enrich your marriage? Take our seven day virtual retreat! ...
Saint of the Week - Josephine Bakhita 1869–1947 Feast Day — February 8 As a child, this first Sudanese saint was kidnapped by Arab slave traders. A Muslim owner named her Bakhita, meaning “lucky”; other owners included an Arab chieftain and a Turkish ...
Lent 2016 - As the days of winter give way to spring in the Northern Hemisphere, the Church celebrates the season of Lent (the name “Lent” comes from the Old English word for “spring”). Like Advent, Lent is ...

Upcoming AOA Events

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  • Feb 17 - Apr 06
    Meeting Christ in Prayer - An 8-week guided prayer experience for small groups based on the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius. Meetings will be Wednesdays...
  • Feb 18
    Heart Healthy - Martha and Mary Women’s Ministry presents Heart Healthy by Dr. Kay O’Grady. Be nourished body, mind and soul from 11:30-1:00PM...
  • Mar 04 - Mar 06
    Lenten Retreat 2016 - This silent Lenten retreat will be led by Fr. Bernard Perkins, a Carmelite priest from Alhambra, California. With the Lenten theme...
  • Mar 12 - Mar 13
    Encuentro Matrimonial Mundial - Para más información: Felipe y Ana 907-929-8450 or 907-441-6912.
  • Mar 12
    Lenten Prayer Day 2016 - “Befriending” is a day guided by Fr. Daniel Hebert. Meditations will be offered on how God is befriending us, we befriending...
  • Mar 25
    Good Friday Faith Walk 2016 - Please join us on a journey of faith, Good Friday Faith Walk, March 25, 2016. The walk concludes with all groups meeting at the...
  • Apr 01 - Apr 03
    Women's Retreat Girdwood - Women’s Retreat, Girdwood, Alaska with Sister Theresa (Terry) Ricard, OP, D.Min. President of RENEW International, Sister Terry...
  • May 07
    Charity Ball 2016 - Celebrate Catholic Social Services’ 50 years of Serving Alaskans! Come and participate in the 2016 Charity Ball by attending,...
  • May 13 - May 15
    Marriage Insurance - “Insure” your Marriage stays at its very best by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter “get-a-way” for two at the Holy...
  • May 23
    Dr. D’Ambrosio Presentation - Marcellino D’Ambrosio, Ph.D. A world-renowned commentator on religious issues and guest speaker on EWTN. Though a specialist...
  • Jun 06 - Jun 09
    ACYC 2016 - Alaska Catholic Youth Conference (ACYC) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Co-Cathedral and Lumen Christi High School. Theme:  BOUNDLESS...
  • Jul 25 - Aug 01
    2016 World Youth Day - 2016 World Youth Day (WYD): Kraków, Poland will host the next World Youth Day. Please contact Theresa Austin or Bob McMorrow...

Past Events

  • Feb 11
    Father Tad Presentation - Father Tadeusz (Tad) Pacholczyk, Ph.D. Fr. Tad is the Director of Education at the National Catholic Bioethics Center and author...
  • Feb 10
    Young Adult Gathering with Father Tad - Young Adult Gathering with Father Tadeusz (Tad) Pacholczyk, Ph.D. Fr. Tad is the Director of Education at the National Catholic...
  • Feb 09
    Mass of Thanksgiving - Celebrate 50 Years as the Archdiocese of Anchorage. Join us at Our Lady of Guadalupe Co-Cathedral for the 6:30PM Mass of Thanksgiving....
  • Feb 05
    World Marriage Day - WMD will be held on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 6:00 PM at Our Lady of Guadalupe. Mass will be celebrated with Archbishop Roger...
  • Feb 05 - Feb 07
    Legion of Mary Silent Retreat - Annual Legion of Mary Silent Retreat lead by Fr. Dominic David Maichrowicz, OP, at Holy Spirit Center. Open to all men and women,...
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