Juneau Diocese Bishop Edward Burns visits with parishioners outside St. Gregory Catholic Church in Sitka, after 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, April 7, 2013. (KCAW photo by Ed Ronco)
Juneau Diocese Bishop Edward Burns visits with parishioners outside St. Gregory Catholic Church in Sitka, after 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday, April 7, 2013. (KCAW photo by Ed Ronco)

Bishop Edward Burns is in Sitka for a full week of parish and community events as part of his Pastoral visit. While visiting St. Gregory Nazianzen Parish in Sitka, Alaska, Bishop Burns will be participating in the blessing of the fleet, meeting with the superintendent of schools, the mayor, and the police chief, conducting a radio interview, touring the Coast Guard base and having dinner with the Coast Guard staff as well as meeting with the native tribal leaders.  He will also conduct a parish town hall meeting in preparation for the Diocesan Synod, and conduct an open public forum at the Centennial City Center.

Local Sitka Radio Station KCAW posted this interview with Bishop Burns on Wednesday, April 10, 2013: