Ministers at archdiocesan cemeteries and columbariums walk with mourning families as they bury their loved ones

By Effie CaldarolaThe North Star Catholic Death, especially a sudden death, can demand decisions that come at a most difficult time. Not everyone has made plans. For the Archdiocese of Anchorage-Juneau, there are resources that can help. The approach of Memorial Day at the end of May is an opportunity to explore avenues available. “We…

Parish profile: St. Paul the Apostle, Juneau

By Father Mike GalbraithThe North Star Catholic St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church is located in the Mendenhall Valley, twelve miles north of Juneau, Alaska, in the Southeastern Panhandle. The original church was first established and built in 1962 as a mission of the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in downtown…

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….

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