Joyce Coronel

Joyce Coronel is interim managing editor of The Catholic Sun and author of “A Martyr’s Crown.”

Six years ago, Bernie Capulong thought he had it all. Then came the crash of 2008. It was after he lost almost everything that God showed him life isn’t about money.

When we think of God in all His majesty and glory and purity, we are awestruck by the realization that He sent His only Son to be born in the humble stable in Bethlehem, to live among us as a Man, and to die on the cross for our wretched sins.

Some 30,000 Catholics this year pledged their support to the Diocese of Phoenix Charity and Development Appeal, the lifeblood of some 70 organizations that assists families and individuals in need throughout Arizona.

Friends, supporters and staff of First Way Pregnancy Support Center gathered Dec. 12 to celebrate the advent of the facility’s second ultrasound machine.

Miles de personas se alinearon temprano por la mañana en un McDonalds en el sur de Phoenix para disfrutar de un evento que se ha convertido en una tradición del día de Acción de Gracias.

Cuatro mil personas estuvieron en las calles del centro de Phoenix el 6 de diciembre en una efusión de amor por nuestra Señora de...

A steadily falling rain didn’t deter the Crosier Fathers and Brothers from hosting a special blessing on the land where their nine-acre campus will eventually be built.

Thousands of people were drawn to the streets of downtown Phoenix Dec. 6 in an outpouring of love for Our Lady of Guadalupe at the annual Honor Your Mother celebration.

Thousands of people lined up early Thanksgiving morning at a McDonald’s in South Phoenix to enjoy an event that’s become a tradition.

Although the Church’s Year of Consecrated Life officially begins on the first Sunday of Advent, Catholics in the Diocese of Phoenix enjoyed two special liturgies in honor of those who serve as consecrated a week early.


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