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World Meeting of Families--September 2015


Held every three years and sponsored by the Holy See’s Pontifical Council for the Family, the World Meeting of Families is the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families. Each World Meeting of Families has a theme that energizes and enlivens the event while adding great depth of meaning to our understanding of families. The theme of the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 is “Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive,” emphasizing the impact of the love and life of families on our society.

More information can be found at the website for the upcoming meeting here. They have not opened up registraiton for this event, but they expect to in the near future. 

The prepartory document for the meeting can be found as a pdf file here and is well worth the read!

There are also links for using this document with Catholic school and Sunday school curricula...pre-K thru 8th grade and high school!



Religious Education Starts This Week!

This coming weekend (Sept. 20-21) is Catechetical Sunday and the beginning of the Religious Education school year! We offer classes for all ages from pre-K through Adults! If you haven't registered yet, now is the time to do so online!

If you have baptized children in grades pre-K through 5 register here.

If you have a child over the age of reason (age 7) who IS NOT baptized, register them for RCIC here.

If you have a youth in 6th-12th grade, register them for the EDGE or Youth Group here.

If you are an adult seeking to learn more about the Catholic faith and are discerning full communion with the Church, register for the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) here.

Religious Education classes for our children pre-K through 8th grade are held every Sunday between the 9:00 am and noon Masses.

Youth group meets each Sunday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the youth room.

RCIC meets at 1:00 pm in the 3rd grade classroom.

RCIA meets on Thursdays (beginning Sept. 18th) in the youth room from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm.


Dr Marcellino D'Ambrosio - August 23rd 3 PM & 7 PM


Saint Andrew Dinner--Discern Your Call to the Priesthood

On Monday, August 18th, Archbishop Schwitz and several of his seminarians from the Archdiocese of Anchorage will be here in Fairbanks to meet with young men who want to explore a vocation to the priesthood and religious life. If you know a high school aged or young adult man who you think might make a good priest, call the parish office (488-2595) so Fr. Robert can contact these young men. And, as always, continue to pray for vocations!



Parking Lot Paving Project A Go!!!


Yesterday afternoon, Fr. Robert signed a contract with Bloom Enterprises of Fairbanks to start the work on our parking lot. Bloom will begin their work THIS MONDAY (August 4th) with the hopes of having the work completed by close of business on Friday. Masses will still be held at their regular time and the parish office will be open. In the coming week, please watch for heavy equipment and be aware of where you are parking so that we do not interfere with the work they will be doing. 

Bloom will work on fixing the grade of the parking lot to facilitate adequate run-off. Once the grade has been improved they will lay recycled asphalt running from the entrance on St. Nicholas Dr. toward the parish rectory and around the back of the pastoral center.

THANK YOU to all of your hard work and sacrifice to make this project possible this summer. It will greatly improve our parish grounds!