The sheer size of a Catholic community often deters parishioners from gathering as one physical Body in Christ. Not at St. Matthew. The latest bilingual liturgy marked the parish’s 75th anniversary and was the only Mass offered Dec. 14.
Shoppers at Paradise Valley Mall can find Christmas gifts straight from Bethlehem at a temporary kiosk plus Catholic books, coffee and other gift items as anew store that the owner hopes becomes permanent.
Bob has been sharpening knives for André House of Arizona for the last eight years. He recently sharpened their set allowing volunteers to safely slice and dice about 1,000 pounds of fruit, vegetables and protein each day, six days a week.