The Grand Canyon Railway’s annual “Polar Express,” a moonlight journey beginning in Williams that transports passengers to a magical Santa’s village at the North Pole, began Nov. 8 and runs through Jan. 4.
EWTN fans know Dale Ahlquist as the host of the long-running “G.K. Chesterton: Apostle of Common Sense” series. Last month, Ahlquist spoke to members of Legatus, a national Catholic association of business leaders.
Julian Nabozny, owner of five Phoenix-area McDonald’s restaurants, gets up from a booth as a homeless man enters his bustling store on south Central Avenue. The man is carrying a grimy thermos he’s hoping to fill with ice at the soda dispenser.
Gloria Gray, suffering from breast cancer and myasthenia gravis, a debilitating autoimmune disease that affects the muscles, was struggling to pay her medical bills. After a mastectomy, she was only able to undergo one chemotherapy treatment.
Beneath colorful banners and jeweled umbrellas, hundreds of men, women and children dressed in native attire stood assembled in the parking lot of the Syro-Malabar church on 24th Street, appropriately enough, near Thomas Road.
When I first heard about what happened to Albert Quihuis, 90, and his wife, Sophia, 87, my initial reaction was outrage.
Just days after 200-mile-an-hour winds and the enormous storm surge of Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, Catholics in Arizona reached out to offer prayerful and financial support.
Arizona is home to more than half a million veterans who comprise roughly 11 percent of the state’s population. Deacon John Scott, who spent 35 years in the military and retired as a major general in 2003, is hoping many of them attend the Mass in their honor Nov. 3 at All Saints Parish in Mesa.
Friends and supporters of E3 Africa, an organization that helps students in Uganda obtain an education, listened in rapt attention at a breakfast Oct. 1 as Fr. Robert Aliunzi, AJ, told of the struggles of being orphaned at age 6.
Hundreds of couples packed into Founders’ Hall at Xavier College Preparatory Sept. 28 for the first-ever marriage conference organized by the Diocese of Phoenix.