Catholic Charities Community Services is giving moviegoers a chance to see “The Young Messiah” the night before it opens to the public. The inspiring and unique story of seven-year-old Jesus Christ and his family as they come to a fuller understanding of His divine nature and purpose.

Christ calls every person to a special mission, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted told Massgoers who often find themselves praying in front of abortion clinics.

The reassuring strength of God's love — not the "bludgeon of judgment" — will bring the "lost sheep" back to the fold, Pope Francis told his newly appointed "missionaries of mercy."

Bashas' Supermarkets is offering Catholics a chance to start their Lenten service opportunities while celebrating Mardi Gras.

SANTA ANA, Calif. (CNS) — Saying the future of the pro-life movement is “cultural not political,” Archbishop José H. Gómez of Los Angeles called upon Catholic Latinos to work toward a “new Christian humanism, a new vision of society and human destiny that is rooted in the Gospel.”

The Diocese of Phoenix will again celebrate a Eucharistic Congress Feb. 16-19, but this time, there will be tracks aimed at teen-aged and adult Catholics.

A former Diocese of Phoenix athlete, who punted for the 2007-08 Super Bowl champs, earned the diocese a spot in the first Super Bowl High School Honor Roll.

With a Mass that began with candlelight procession from the courtyard east of St. Mary’s Basilica to inside the church, the Year of Consecrated Life drew to a close in the Diocese of Phoenix Feb. 1.

Students from more than 30 Catholic schools in three dioceses across Arizona converged in one spot for a statewide field trip. They filled the concrete circle at Wesley Bolin Plaza Feb. 3 for the annual Catholic Schools Week rally. Their physical presence and youthful energy represented more than 21,000 Catholic school students throughout the Grand Canyon state eager to affirm their role in a Catholic school and the need for a faithful community to support it.

The students are all sport and recreation management majors at Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, a campus founded in the Vincentian tradition.


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