Daily Archives: January 2014

What if I let the homeless in?

CatholicAnchor.org   My daughter Elizabeth has a home in a charming little town near Philadelphia. One drawback, however, are East Coast squirrels. As a former Alaskan, I know that those in the Last Frontier take pride in size, especially when it comes to conversing with Texans. If it comes down to it, Alaskans will even…

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

CatholicAnchor.org The Sixth isn’t the only commandment Father Tad Pacholczyk’s December column about “good guilt” told some, but not all, truth. As the 1960s promised to “free” us from our inhibitions about sex, so the 1980s promised to “free” us from our inhibitions about selfish materialism. Today our secular-valued society preaches “Greed is good” and…

Archbishop Schwietz continues public forums exploring church affairs

CatholicAnchor.org Braving blowing snow and treacherous road conditions, approximately 30 people gathered Dec. 14 in Anchorage for “Conversations with the Archbishop.” The event took place at Holy Cross Church, where enthusiastic attendees showed up to hear Anchorage Archbishop Roger Schwietz share his impressions of the current state of the Catholic Church. Joined by Father Tom…

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