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May 25
The Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist - Msgr. John Zenz explains the Sacrament of Holy Eucharist in this five-minute video that offers a brief catechesis on the sacrament. Source: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Saint of the Week - Visitation of the  Blessed Virgin Mary Feast Day – May 31 This feast commemorates the three-month visit of Mary with her elderly cousin Elizabeth during Mary’s pregnancy with Jesus and Elizabeth’s with John the Baptist. The story ...
May 18
The Mystery of the Holy Trinity - The mystery of the Holy Trinity is the central mystery of the Christian faith and life. God reveals himself as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The doctrine of the Trinity includes three truths of faith. First, ...
May 11
The Mission and Witness of the Confirmed - Confirmation deepens our baptismal life that calls us to be missionary witnesses of Jesus Christ in our families, neighborhoods, society, and the world. Through Confirmation, our personal relationship with Christ is strengthened. We receive the ...
May 08
Mother’s Day Prayer - The following prayer may be used prior to the Grace Before Meals or at the conclusion of dinner. Loving God, as a mother gives life and nourishment to her children, so you watch over your Church. Bless our ...

Upcoming AOA Events

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  • Jun 03 - Jun 05
    Engaged Encounter - Catholic Engaged Encounter (CEE) is a weekend specifically focused on drawing engaged couples closer together. It provides couples...
  • Jun 03
    Rosary Relay 2016 - Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish is again participating in the Annual Global Rosary Relay for Catholic Priests.  Participating churches...
  • Jun 06 - Jun 09
    ACYC 2016 - ACYC 2016 is less than 2 weeks away…Parents please encourage your High School and Middle School students to attend. It is going...
  • Jun 06 - Jun 30
    Vacation Bible School 2016 - Registration is now open for vacation bible school 2016. Contact your community parish VBS volunteer(s) for more information....
  • Jun 06
    Pedro Rubalcava in Concert - FREE CONCERT with Pedro Rubalcava from Oregon Catholic Press(OCP) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Co-Cathedral from 7:30PM to 9:00PM....
  • Jun 09
    2016 Seminarian Night Dinner and Fundraiser - Come out and meet the current group of seminarians – your future priest. Enjoy dinner and learn about a day in the life of a...
  • Jun 17
    Catholic Social Services Open House - You’re invited to the Catholic Social Services Open House on Tuesday, June 17, 2016 from 1:00pm-4:30pm. Jon us and learn...
  • Jun 25
    Vintage Stained Glass Windows - Come and See the Newly Installed Vintage (1889) Stained Glass Windows at Holy Family Cathedral Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 1:30PM-3:30PM...
  • Jul 08 - Jul 12
    Centering Prayer Retreat 2016 - Centering Prayer Retreat, 3-day or 5-day. Please contact Alan Muise at 907-346-2343 or email: amuise@holyspiritak.org...
  • 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...
  • Jul 29 - Aug 05
    8-day Retreat - Centering Prayer Post-Intensive 8-day Retreat. Please contact Alan Muise at 346-2343 or email: amuise@holyspiritak.org...
  • Aug 26 - Aug 28
    Worldwide Marriage Encounter 2016 - Explore, Rediscover and Connect! Reserve Tent, RV or Cabin at Saint Therese’s Camp and come to a weekend for joy filled priests...
  • Sep 09 - Sep 11
    12-Step Retreat - Annual 12-Step Retreat. Please contact Alan Muise at 346-2343 or email: amuise@holyspiritak.org...

Past Events

  • May 23
    Evening with Dr. D’Ambrosio - The Early Fathers: Who They Are and Why They Matter an evening presentation by Marcillino D’Ambrosia, Ph.D., Monday, May 23,...
  • May 14
    50th Anniversary - Archdiocese of Anchorage and Catholic Social Services jointly celebrate their 50th Anniversary with a Mass at 11:00 at Our Lady...
  • May 13
    Healing Mass for Pregnancy and Child Loss - There will be a light reception after Mass with an opportunity for individual or group prayer and fellowship with others who have...
  • 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 07
    Charity Ball 2016 - Celebrate Catholic Social Services’ 50 years of Serving Alaskans! Come and participate in the 2016 Charity Ball by attending,...
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