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Gospel Truth

Thanks to your support, the faithful in Western Alaska can hear the weekly Gospel readings and the Word of God at Sunday Mass — even in the many communities where there is no local clergy.

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Made it to 42!

As you may know, on July 14, 1971, a dedicated staff of volunteers helped to launch a new kind of radio station. KNOM signed on as a mission radio station: a unifying source of inspiration, education, news, and entertainment. At 42 years old, KNOM is the oldest Catholic radio station in the United States. Since 1971, we…

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Beads

Teachers and scientists use beaded models to help us understand atomic theory and our cells’ DNA: the building blocks of our natural world. The Blessed Virgin Mary gave us Rosary beads to help us understand our faith and our Lord’s world.

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Loss, companionship, and service

KNOM Radio Mission president and St. Joseph parish pastor Ross Tozzi has just returned to Nome after ministering to his family and his father Ezio, who passed away May 22nd. Please pray with us for Ezio, Fr. Ross, and his entire family. Thank you. Last week, we received a phone call from a listener who was suffering…

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Elder Voices: Betty Segock

“Always teaching Always learning An Elder speaks While listeners observe intently Learning from brain to heart…” – Yaayuk Alvanna Stimpfle Episode I: Elim Episode II: Solomon Episode III: Nome, Elim, and God

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Elder Voices: Harriet Penayah, Part Two

This series features Yupik elder Harriet Penayah. Listen to the first episode here. For most of her life, Harriet Penayah worked as a health aide in Savoonga. She tended to the wounded and sick within her community, stitching up cuts, transfusing blood, and even delivering twins. There were no doctors in Savoonga. No nurses. But Harriet says…

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Hope

Our inspirational spot for the week: Hope is putting faith to work when doubting would be easier.

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Saints

An inspirational spot from the March 2013 issue of our newsletter, The Nome Static: Saints are sinners who just keep on trying.  

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