Gina Keating has been a freelance writer for The Catholic Sun since 1995. A convert to the faith, she began her journey while attending the University of Arizona. She works in children’s ministry/sacramental preparation at St. Theresa Parish, where she is also a member of Boy Scout Troop 147. She and her husband, Thomas, have four children and a granddaughter.
Outfielders in wheelchairs raced to get him out while the crowd cheered Turner to third base. Once he crossed home plate on the Dan Haren Miracle League Field, a baseball stadium in northeast Scottsdale, Adam Turner was the star in a field of dreams.
Off the beaten path in Yarnell, Ariz., is a tourist attraction that for more than 75 years has consoled, inspired, celebrated and mourned with visitors traveling through the old mining town. belongs to no one and to everyone. The Shrine of St. Joseph of the Mountains
belongs to no one and to everyone.
And today it needs anyone, anyone who can donate money to help with numerous repairs on the property. Anyone with carpentry skills to build furniture and structures lost in a fire.
Fr. Dennis O’Rourke, VF, pastor of St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish in Cave Creek, received the Brother Barnabas Founders Award honoring his long and meritorious service to the Catholic scouting movement in the United States.
What do you get when you bring hundreds of youth ministers from around the world together for an inspiring four-day conference in the Valley of the Sun? The answer: 700 people on their knees in adoration beholding Jesus, the Lamb of God.