Daily Archives: April 2021

United in Mission: God’s Work, Our Hands

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,May the grace and peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with us always! During the installation Mass in September, Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Pope Francis’ representative to the United States, read the Holy Father’s decree of May 19, 2020, uniting Anchorage and Juneau into the new Metropolitan Archdiocese of Anchorage-Juneau….

Parish profile: St. Catherine of Siena, Petersburg

By Don Koenigsand Father Steve GallagherThe North Star Catholic Catherine of Siena Catholic Parish is located on Mitkof Island in the panhandle of Southeast Alaska in the community of Petersburg. The community was established in 1910 by Norwegian fishermen. In 1939 the Catholic Extension Society constructed the first church to serve approximately 50 Catholics. Mass…

Faith and virtue on and off the field

By Brian RossLumen Christi High School principal “The goal of a virtuous life is to become like God.” This quote from Saint Gregory the Great adorns the main hallway at Lumen Christi Catholic High School in Anchorage, where reproductions of the “Virtue Series” by Giotto di Bondone surround Lumen students as they walk to and…

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