The faithful are marked with blessed ashes as a sign of repentance and reminder to turn away from sin and embrace the Gospel....
After 22 years as the director of Catholic ministries to prisons and jails, Deacon Peter Murphy's unmistakable booming-British-accented voice will be missing.
Three days a week, a driver from the Monsignor Edward J. Ryle Life Center in Phoenix comes to pick up Charles “Chuck” Hanford for a day of activities.
The 2014 Charity and Development Appeal begins Feb. 8-9 in parishes throughout the Diocese of Phoenix.
For nearly a decade, John David Long-García has revealed the scope and mission of the Catholic Church throughout the pages of The Catholic Sun. He announced last month that he has taken a new position with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
In a symbolic gesture to unfurl its centennial year the Porta Sancta, or “Holy Door,” to St. Mary’s Basilica was opened to the delight of hundreds gathered outside on a chilly, winter evening.
Sacred Heart parishioners in Prescott remain steadfast in service to Christ and others as they heal from tragedy and loss.
In joyful expectation, Catholics throughout the world wonder, wait and prepare for the coming of the Lord during the four weeks of Advent.
Long before making Arizona his permanent residence in 2000, Isaiah “Kit” Marshall grew up reading the adventures of Kit Carson as a young boy in Cleveland, Ohio.
His legal name is John David Long-Garcia, but family still refer to him in the abbreviated form, JohnDa. You may recognize his byline as J.D., whose body of work in The Catholic Sun earned him the honor of being named Journalist of the Year by the Arizona Newspaper Association.