Tag: Catholic Schools

Catholic Schools Are Such A Blessing

Each January we highlight and celebrate the great work and ministry of Catholic Schools.  We are blessed in the Archdiocese of Anchorage to have four Catholic Schools within the Archdiocesan system: Lumen Christi (7th– 12thGrades) in Anchorage, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (Pre-K – 6thGrade), Our Lady of the Valley (Pre-K – 8thGrade) in Wasilla and St. Mary’sin Kodiak (Pre-K – 8thGrade). There is also one independent Catholic School, Holy Rosary. I’m very grateful to all of our school principals, teachers, volunteers, families, parishes and donors who keep this wonderful ministry of Catholic education alive and well here in the Archdiocese of Anchorage. This […]

For The Love Of God & Catholic Schools

I recently heard a father speak about his daughter’s upcoming wedding. He said: “I’ll be glad when it is over.” He was excited for his daughter and son-in-law-to-be, but was also frustrated with how the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony was getting lost in all the other details of planning for the day. That seems to be a good analogy for young parents today who have many other challenging, but less important matters to contend with in fulfilling their greatest responsibility of raising their children in the faith. It can be difficult to keep this priority […]

Catholic Schools Week: Come Join Us!

As I write this greeting for Catholic Schools Week, it is January 4, the Feast Day of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.  St. Elizabeth one of the founders of Catholic Education in the United States, meaning, Catholic Education in this country proudly carries a 200+ year tradition.  Just as it was a tremendous sacrifice when St. Elizabeth began educating young children in the Baltimore area, it continues to be today. But, we also know that sacrifice is also a part of our Catholic tradition, and when it is appropriately associated with the cross of Jesus Christ, […]

By Daniele Zedda • 18 February

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