SUN LAKES — St. Steven Parish celebrated its 25th anniversary not by looking back at the past, but by looking forward and paving the way for the next 25 years.
Bob Bevers never used to have a stance on right-to-life issues. “I never really gave it much thought — it was a battle that I wasn’t involved in,” Bevers said.
Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted blessed and dedicated Blessed John Paul II Mausoleum Sept. 14 at Holy Redeemer Cemetery. The ceremony marked the opening of the recently completed mausoleum, an expansion that adds 460 new crypts to the cemetery.
Curtis Martin, President and Founder of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), one of the fastest growing movements in the Catholic Church, spoke Oct. 18 at the All Saints Catholic Newman Center at Arizona State University.
The dining hall at St. Vincent de Paul on at 1075 W. Jackson St. serves 1,500 meals a day to those in need. This setting may be an unlikely place to experience the beauty of a great work of art, but collaboration between the Vatican Observatory, the Catholic Community Foundation and the Society of St. Vincent de Paul has brought a replica of Michelangelo’s “Pieta” to the facility.
The sounds of native drumming and the sight of groups of matachin dancers performing in their Aztec inspired and regional costumes greeted the thousands of faithful as they arrived at the Phoenix Convention Center for the 38th Annual Arizona Rosary Celebration Oct. 13.
As temperatures prepare to cool down, duffers are getting ready to participate in the sixth annual Friends of the Cathedral Golf Tournament Sept. 27 on the links at the JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort and Spa.
Theresa Enciso moved to North Phoenix 35 years ago with one requirement — to be close to a Catholic Church. That Church ended up being Our Lady of the Valley Parish, founded only five years earlier, on July 24, 1973.