Archdiocese of Anchorage News

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Aug 24
Saint of the Week - Passion of John the Baptist First Century Memorial—August 29 Before Jesus’ revelation, John came as “the voice of one crying out in the desert, ‘Make straight the way of the Lord’” (Jn 1:23). John prepared the world for ...
Aug 18
Dignity of the Human Person - Over centuries, the Catholic Church has developed a set of principles that underlie its teaching on moral issues. More than a list of commandments and thou-shalt-nots, these principles can be discerned from the Scriptures and ...
Aug 17
Saint Francis House Food Pantry - Ending hunger in Anchorage starts with you. Due to a shortage at one of our suppliers, St. Francis House Food Pantry is in dire need of shelf stable foods. If you have canned goods, pastas and/or ...
Aug 10
Clare House - Clare House is in need of: twin size water proof zippered mattress protectors, pillows, bath towels, liquid detergent, toilet paper, diapers size 4-6, and socks. Please drop off donations at 4110 Spenard Road or you ...
Brother Francis Shelter - We are in great need of VOLUNTEERS at Brother Francis Shelter! With the increase in guests and people staying on the shelter campus. We need people doing basic engagement and cleanup outside as well as people ...

Upcoming AOA Events

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  • Aug 25 - Sep 05
    Alaska State Fair - All State fair goers are invited to stop by our parish-run eatery, Slippery Gulch. We are located in the blue metal building with...
  • Sep 09 - Sep 11
    12-Step Retreat - Annual 12-Step Retreat. Please contact Alan Muise at 346-2343 or email: amuise@holyspiritak.org...
  • 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...
  • 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 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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

  • Aug 26 - Aug 28
    Worldwide Marriage Encounter 2016 - Explore, Rediscover and Connect! At Saint Therese’s camp in Wasilla, Alaska. Adventurous married couples are invited to celebrate...
  • Aug 23
    Parables of Jesus - A four week course at APU, Grant Hall 232 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00PM-9:20PM. This course will read and study...
  • Aug 13
    Friars Fest 2016 - Holy Family Cathedral is celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Dominican Order. Join us at Holy Family Cathedral with ethnic...
  • Aug 06 - Aug 14
    Dominican 800th Anniversary - All are welcomed to join the Dominican community at Holy Family Cathedral in honor of the Feast of Saint Dominic, August 8, 2016,...
  • Jul 30 - Jul 31
    10th Annual Plein Air Weekend - The Plein Air Painters of Alaska Present the 10th Annual “Plein Air Weekend”  5801 Barry Avenue Anchorage, AK 99507, 907-333-0793...
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