Daily Archives: February 2015

Visiting Jesuit inspired by remote Alaskan Catholics

In some of Alaska’s most remote villages are Catholics who long to experience a deeper connection to the universal Catholic Church. Isolated by violent waves, Pacific storms or frozen tundra these Catholics can go months without ever seeing a priest or celebrating Mass. This stark reality inspires Jesuit Father John Rose’s regular volunteer trips north to minister to these Catholics — communities that can only celebrate the sacraments when visiting priests come through.

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