Gina Keating

Gina Keating is a regular contributor to The Catholic Sun.

For the past 50 years St. Louis the King Catholic School has prided itself on forming the mind, body and soul of children. Michael Hoffarth, class of 1973, would add one more word — friendships. “To this day, we still have class reunions,” he said. “When you find similar ideals and beliefs you build friendships for a lifetime.” Hoffarth was joined by a handful of other ’73 graduates during the school’s Golden Jubilee celebration Aug.15 at the parish and school.

As the new school year begins, teachers are finding the integration of technology into curriculum and instruction is the norm rather than the exception. The proliferation of technology and social media has changed the way students learn, challenging educators to redefine approaches to teaching. Throughout the Diocese of Phoenix teacher-student interactions reflect technology advancements.

El largo camino hacia la ordenación es un arduo viaje de formación para un hombre que escucha la llamada a las sagradas órdenes.

The financial blow to the families of men discerning priesthood — some $35,000-$45,000 per year for seminary education, food, housing and insurance — could be insurmountable over the next six to nine years if not for the annual Charity and Development Appeal.

The Year of Consecrated Life proclaimed by Pope Francis in November has reached its halfway, igniting a ground-swell of interest and support along the way.

Cecilia “Cissy” Frakes, an esteemed Catholic educator whose smile was known to light up the darkest room, died May 31. She was 71.

En gran medida, la catequesis sistemática es la responsabilidad de las parroquias a través de sus programas de educación religiosa (RE) que enseñan la...

The effort to pass on the teachings of the Catholic Church is supported each year through generous donations to the Charity and Development Appeal.

Una comunidad remota en los confines del noroecste de Arizona recibe asistencia vital por medio de donaciones caritativas.

A remote community in the far reaches of northwestern Arizona receives vital assistance from charitable donations.


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