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On May 7, the Arizona Legislature adjourned sine die at 5:45 a.m. after spending 117 days in session. In total, almost 1,400 pieces of legislation were introduced with just over 400 of them becoming law.

The state’s four private Catholic institutions of higher education Catholic Universities of Arizona formed a coalition to support each other’s mission and to help students of all faiths complete a meaningful and values-based education.


A Phoenix priest/high school chaplain is featured in this Life Teen video that recaps the Trinity for Massgoers and the newly confirmed.

The principal at St. Matthew will be honored for her trailblazing work transforming the traditional K-8 Catholic school into a dual-language one.

Memorial Day is soon upon us. During this time of honoring those who sacrificed their lives in the service of our country, it’s natural for our thoughts to turn to those loved ones we have lost.

Fr. Paul Sullivan gave the commencement speech at the Pontifical College Josephinum for 49 graduates from 23 dioceses. Four graduates were from Phoenix.

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — While Pope Francis might have chastised animal-lovers who treat their pets better than people in last week’s general audience, that didn’t stop him from giving a good pat on the head to Magnum — the St. Bernard with VIP access to today’s audience.

John O. Whiteman, a Mesa philanthropist advocating early childhood learning and college success, will address the graduates.

Young Arizona actors will perform select production numbers for a new audience May 21 as they compete for the ASU Gammage High School Musical Awards.

The third-grade class at St. Louis the King School in Glendale chipped in to buy a vital gift for one of their newest neighbors.


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