By Bishop Edward J. Burns

Pope Francis: his words and actions

In recent decades, public interest in what a pope has to say has rarely gone beyond Catholic circles, but recent statements and interviews with Pope... Read more

Welcoming another travel season and its visitors

Summers can go by fast, and this summer is a perfect example. As my schedule includes travel around Southeast and beyond, as well as having... Read more

Liberty and justice for all requires the truth

No one ever wants to live an era of conflict and division and difficult choices. Two 16th century Englishmen, John Fisher and Thomas More certainly... Read more

For everything there is a season

To mark the beginning of summer and to rejoice in the glory of the beautiful weather we have had, this is a good time to... Read more

The risk of living one's faith is real

In a recent pastoral visit to our Holy Name Parish and School in Ketchikan, I spoke to a dentist, a parishioner of ours, who makes... Read more

My Turn: Shrine of St. Therese: A labor of love

Last Sunday evening the Jasper Quartet, as part of the Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival, performed in the chapel of the Shrine of St. Therese. Read more

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