Around town for Sunday, Dec. 21

Knights of Columbus Bishop Kenny Council brunch, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Paul's Catholic Church. $10 for a family; $4 for individual.Juneau Gun...
My Turn: Let us make room in our hearts

Among the many joyful customs associated with Christmas in our own country and around the world, I'm thinking this Christmas of Las Posadas.
My Turn: An Advent morning

...the poetry of the Mass. But I have also publicly criticized the Church's biases against gays and women and the American bishops' unconscionable attack on the Affordable Care Act. If we want a culture that promotes life, we need to promote laws that...
My Turn: Discussing the importance of family

...worldwide Synod (or meeting) of Catholic bishops in Rome has been front-page news here...interest in the Synod was generated by the bishops' discussion about how to better support...sound guidance.This Synod, a meeting of bishops from around the world, is a permanent...
Kodiak's Thomet places 15th at national meet

...North H.S., Norman OK32. 16:15 Colin Burke, SR, West, Bishop O'Dowd H.S., Pleasanton CA33. 16:19 Anteneh Girma...Rutledge TN39. 16:38 Shawn Hutchison, SR, Northeast, Bishop Eustace Preparatory School, Blackwood NJ40. 16:41 Jack Jibb...
World Sports Briefs

...UNLV LAS VEGAS - Nevada university regents have approved hiring Bishop Gorman High School's Tony Sanchez as UNLV's new head coach...ranks.The 40-year-old Sanchez was 85-5 in six years at Bishop Gorman in Las Vegas, the top-ranked high school team in the...
Bishops celebrate 10 years of marraige

Bishops celebrate 10 years of marriageDaniel and Sabrina Bishop of Juneau married Aug. 21, 2001. They celebrated their 10th anniversary one week ago today.
Burns named to national Catholic service board

Local Catholic leader Bishop Edward Burns will have the...S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and a member of Caritas International...S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in November. Through a vote...East. "I've talked to some bishops who have served as board members...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Catholic bishops support initiative banning same-sex marriage

...oxymoron,'' Alaska's Roman Catholic bishops have released a pastoral letter supporting...Anchorage Archbishop Francis Hurley, Bishop Michael Warfel of Juneau and Bishop...nation and in our church,'' the bishops wrote in their letter. The letter...
Sports On TV for Dec. 11

...Thailand Championship, third round, at BangkokNBA BASKETBALL3 p.m., ESPN - Portland at Chicago5:30 p.m., ESPN - L.A. Lakers at San AntonioPREP BASKETBALL2:30 p.m., ESPN2 - Bishop O'Dowd (Calif.) at Montverde (Fla.)


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