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Sep 22
Prayer for Peace in Our Communities - Let us pray... O Lord our God, in your mercy and kindness, no thought of ours is left unnoticed, no desire or concern ignored. You have proven that blessings abound when we fall on our knees in ...
Saint of the Week - Vincent de Paul 1581–1660 Feast Day—September 27 Born in southwestern France, Vincent began priestly studies in 1595 and was ordained in 1600. In 1605, he was taken off a ship attacked by pirates. After two years as a slave ...
Sep 15
A How-to-Pray Primer for Parents and Families - by Sr. Janet Schaeffler, OP A few years ago, my six-year-old great nephew died suddenly. A few days before Tyler’s death, I was taking care of him and his newborn sister. As I was feeding Abby, ...
Red Mass 2016 - There will NOT be a Red Mass celebrated this year due to scheduling conflicts. Instead, the Archbishop encourages all Catholics to focus their attention on the document from the United States Bishops, Forming Consciences For ...
Saint Francis House Food Pantry - September is Hunger Action Month! Donate cans of veggies, fruits and proteins, and/or dried beans, rice and pasta to St. Francis House Food Pantry to help your neighbors in need. 1 in 7 Alaskans struggle with ...

Upcoming AOA Events

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  • Oct 01
    2016 Rosary Rally - At Holy Family Cathedral’s outdoor Grotto. Fr. Steven Maekawa, OP will be this year’s speaker. Please join the community of...
  • Oct 02
    Stepping Stones - Come to Brother Francis Shelter from 6:00PM -7:00PM for Stepping Stones, to honor the co-founders of the shelter, acknowledge...
  • Oct 11
    Reaching Our Younger Generations - “Missionary Discipleship: Reaching Our Younger Generations”
    Tuesday, October 11, Youth and Adults
    Our Lady of...
  • Oct 12
    Effectively Evangelizing Our Youth - An Adult Evening presentation “Effectively Evangelizing and Forming Our Next Generation of Youth” by Frank Mercadante from...
  • Oct 13
    St. Francis Stewardship Awards Dinner - In preparing for this evening of gratitude, now through September 9, the Archdiocese of Anchorage is accepting nominations for...
  • Oct 14
    Marked! The Power of Example - Calling young adults ages 18-35 to an evening with Frank Mercadante to discuss “Marked! The Power of Example” at Saint Andrew...
  • Oct 15
    Positively Dangerous - Fall Youth Rally from 10:00am -3:00pm at Lumen Christi Catholic High School with Frank Mercadante. This will be a day filled with...
  • Oct 16
    Disciple-Making Ministry with Adolescents - “Disciple-Making Ministry with Adolescents”
    Sunday, October 16, Youth and Adults
    Saint Michael Catholic Church,...
  • Nov 05
    St Elizabeth Ann Seton School 33rd Auction - “Under the Big Top” Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the Anchorage Marriott Downtown beginning at 5:00 pm. Purchase individual...
  • Jun 05 - Jun 08
    ACYC 2017 - Alaska Catholic Youth Conference 2017, June 5-8, 2017. Mark your calendars!
  • Jun 21 - Jun 23
    Midsummer Light Bible Institute 2017 - Midsummer Light Bible Institute featuring Urseline Sister, Dr. Eileen Schuller and Dr. M. Eloise Rosenblatt, a Religious Sister...

Past Events

  • Sep 26
    Hope for Anchorage - Please join us as we express our love for our city and pray for an end to violence. Hope for Anchorage: A Prayer Vigil for Peace...
  • Sep 26
    Introduction to the Bible - An eleven week course at APU, Grant Hall 228 on Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 2:00PM-4:20PM. This survey of the Christian...
  • Sep 18
    Catechetical Sunday - Catechetical Sunday is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the role that each person plays, by virtue of Baptism, in handing...
  • Sep 14
    Come Play in the Dirt - Clare House is building a new playground and CSS wants to share the plans with you. Wednesday, September 14th 4:30PM—6:00PM....
  • Sep 09
    National Day of Prayer 2016 - In the wake of racial tensions and tragic moments with some of our communities, Archbishop Kurtz has called for a National Day...
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