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Reconciliation celebrated

...theological difference. ``We affirm that what unites us is much greater than what divides us,'' said Catholic Bishop Michael Warfel. Interim Lutheran Bishop Larry Jorgenson agreed, rephrasing a famous statement by Martin Luther. ``This evening...
Bishop Michael Warfel prepares to leave Juneau

Bishop Michael Warfel, the first Catholic priest in Southeast Alaska elevated to that position, leaves Juneau in January for reassignment to the Diocese...
Check received

Bishop Michael Warfel, president of the board of directors for Catholic Community Service, accepts a generous contribution of $20,000 from John...
Photo: Midnight Mass

Bishop Michael Warfel of the Catholic Diocese of Juneau celebrates Midnight Christmas Mass in the Cathedral of the Nativity Thursday. About 150 people attended the holiday service.
Photo: Drawing faithful together

Bishop Michael Warfel celebrates Christmas Midnight Mass early Tuesday in the Cathedral of the Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary. Around the world, religious leaders marked the holiday by urging peace and reconciliation. Sound off on the important issues at
Photos: Observing Holy Week

The Rev. Michael Warfel, Catholic Bishop of Juneau, right, reads the gospel held by alter server Nico Glocke during Mass on Thursday at the Cathedral...
Images from another time: A bishop ordained, 1996

The Rev. Michael Warfel lies prostrate before 15 bishops and other Catholic clergy before an altar set up for his elevation to bishop on Dec. 17, 1996...
Repairs renew shrine

During the Liturgy rededicating the chapel at the Shrine of St. Therese on Tuesday night, Bishop Michael Warfel found it easier to read. "There's a little more light in here than there's been in a few years," he said among the bright...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Searching for truth and unity Living and Growing By MICHAEL WARFEL FOR THE EMPIRE It is common to find a markedly ecumenical flavor in Southeast Alaska. I think this is especially the case in our...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Patience, perseverance and a strong interior life Living and growing By BISHOP MICHAEL WARFEL FOR THE EMPIRE In reflecting on what to write, the Sermon on the Mount came to mind. Termed by many as the essential Gospel...


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