Month: March 2019

Give Up Everything For Jesus; Gain Everything In Return

In Today’s Gospel (Mark 10: 28-31), Peter begins a conversation with Jesus, saying: “We have given up everything to follow you.” If Jesus had not interrupted Peter, one wonders where this thought was leading … Perhaps once again, Jesus saves Peter from putting his foot in his mouth. Regardless, as we are on the eve of another Lenten journey, we have a great focus.  First from Peter: Have we given up everything to follow Jesus? Second and more importantly, we do well to ponder the promise of Jesus.  We cannot possibly give up more than […]

New Director Of Stewardship & Development For Archdiocese Of Anchorage: A Familiar Face Returns

The Archdiocese of Anchorage is very pleased to announce that Ms. Laurie Evans-Dinneen is returning to the roll of Director of Stewardship and Development. Laurie brings 20 years of non-profit experience and served the Archdiocese in this position for 4 years beginning in 2014.  Laurie has a thorough knowledge of the Archdiocese and is always looking for new ways to approach issues and is quick to explore new opportunities. She has a development and grant writing background, as well as a faith-centered, stewardship perspective. Many of you know Laurie and are familiar with her commitment […]

LENT Approaches: Seek First The Kingdom Of Heaven

As we approach this Lenten season, we are reminded once again to seek the LORD in all things. It is a time to put Jesus squarely at the center of life – above every other thing. Since the Beatitudes represent a summary of Jesus’ person and teaching, perhaps a Lenten Fast based upon the Beatitudes would be helpful. In this powerful homily of Jesus, we hear about the ways of life that lead to ‘blessings’. Lent is a time to humbly reflect at a deep and profound level where we are in need of conversion […]

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