The Catholic Sun

The Catholic Sun is the official source of news for the Diocese of Phoenix. We share in the mission of evangelizing the Catholic faithful by providing news, information, education, a forum for discussion and guidance in matters of faith, morals and spiritual life.

The Diocese of Phoenix is one of two places nationwide scheduled to host a NET Ministries Interview weekend April 24-25. Pray for those discerning a year of service and for those forming 14 traveling retreat teams.

El reverendísimo Thomas J. Olmsted, Obispo de la Diócesis Católica Romana de Phoenix se enorgullece en anunciar su decisión de establecer una nueva escuela secundaria católica, se llamara San Juan Pablo II, en Avondale.

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix announced the decision to establish a new Catholic high school in Avondale with a target startup date of fall 2018.

Catholics have been preparing for Easter through 40 days of Lent, culminating in the Easter Triduum: Holy Thursday, Good Friday and the Vigil of Easter on Saturday night.

Three of the six men who will be ordained to the priesthood for the Congregation of Holy Cross tomorrow at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame spent at least part of their formation serving parishes in the Diocese of Phoenix or André House, which reaches out to the area’s homeless.

Thomas Schulzetenberg comes from great German heritage and is a native Minnesotan, but has a masterful understanding of the English language and especially the Catholic faith.

In her poem “Healing,” Diane Vreuls writes, “They say the suffering unto health hurts less than suffering unto death. Those suffering don’t say this.”

Bishop Thomas Olmsted calls it a “tragedy” that the Diocese of Phoenix employs teachers in its Catholic schools who cannot afford to send their own children to the schools where they teach. He is doing something about it. The 27th Annual Crozier Gala has as its goal raising funds to assist those teachers with the cost of a Catholic education.

A mix of movies and televised Masses and other services to carry you through Holy Week and Easter.

Seton Catholic Preparatory in Chandler was the first stop on the Phoenix Suns Charities tour as they deliver personalized commemorative banners to its past award-winning coaches.


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