As Veterans’ Day approaches, Church leaders are planning ways to honor veterans and actively serving military, but they’re also developing ways to ensure veterans experience the spiritual healing that eludes many.
A newly established Arizona Catholic Schools Fund for Disabled Students allows schools to better serve students with a range of learning disabilities, physical or mobility challenges, blindness and low vision or who are hearing impaired.
Fernando Camou, a seminarian for the Diocese of Phoenix, counted himself among 43 seminarians from Rome’s Pontifical North American College who were ordained to the transitional diaconate inside St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican Oct. 2.
Grant Goodman, a Brophy College Preparatory graduate and one-time parishioner at Corpus Christi in Ahwatukee, is following the lead of St. Francis of Assisi. He joined the Cap Corps and is serving at a U.S. school that focuses on environmental justice and sustainability.
The André House of Hospitality west of downtown Phoenix is about to turn 30. Its outreach began with evening meals for homeless guests and expanded in response to need for clothes, transitional housing, showers and other services.
The unified voices and various instruments of a church’s choir gather us in and send us forth. Their melodies lift Catholic hearts on a journey through the Bible and place them at the heavenly banquet.
In a world beset by challenges, Pope Francis' fresh approach has inspired hope in many. Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of the Diocese of Phoenix echoed those hopes and spelled out his thoughts about the Church in Arizona in his inaugural 'State of the Catholic Church' address Sept. 23.