Friday, February 17, 20170242More than 130 years ago, miners from all parts of the United States flocked to Alaska in search of gold. Today, millions visit in search of something perhaps more stunning: the state’s unquestioned natural beauty.
Thursday, February 16, 2017095Getting from one parish to another in the Diocese of Juneau is a feat in itself. The region’s archipelagic geography and precipitous weather account for two of the biggest challenges Bishop Edward J. Burns had to face as he sought to nurture the vitality and growth of all 10 parishes in the diocese.
Thursday, February 16, 20170207Citing his commitment to Catholic education for families in the Diocese of Juneau, Bishop Edward J. Burns spared no effort to keep the doors of Holy Name Catholic School open, despite floundering enrollment and declining interest.
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By Seth Gonzales
The Texas Catholic
JUNEAU, Alaska — Twenty years after resettling his family in Juneau, Arnulfo Lamas has grown to love his adopted home — 6,700 miles north of his native city of Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico.
Today, Lamas, his wife Elena, and their six children are owners of a Mexican restaurant in Juneau and...
Wednesday, February 15, 20170162 During an emotional evening filled with tears and laughter, hundreds gathered Jan. 19 at St. Paul Catholic Church for Bishop Edward J. Burns’ farewell Mass as their bishop.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017068After a not too long wait, our diocese has been informed that our next leader will be coming down to these parts from the state of Alaska. This announcement has stirred up some powerful memories from my past.