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Many young men claim their time at Brophy College Preparatory was a formative one. The same goes for a newly ordained priest.


See The Church Fathers (priests) take on The Phoenix Sons (seminarians) in year two of the JP2 Classic Basketball Tournament. Last year’s inaugural tipoff came down to the wire as the Sons defeated the Fathers by one point.

WASHINGTON (CNA/EWTN News) — A virtual brouhaha erupted Thursday after Pope Francis said in unscripted remarks that “the great majority” of marriages today are null, due to a “provisional” culture in which people do not understand permanent commitment.


Think about how much growth an individual or family experiences in 17 years. Is it humane to see so much growth while labeled a "displaced refugee?"

The Scottsdale school is hosting an informal conversation about the city's future with Mayor Jim Lane June 20 in the cafeteria.


The Diocese of Phoenix has various religious order priests serving close to 30 parishes. Here is an in-depth look at one of them.

She is the second student in the last several years to achieve such a feat.

El P. Julio Lopresti, un miembro del Instituto del Verbo Encarnado quien fue el párroco durante estos últimos cuatro años de las Parroquias San Antonio e Inmaculado Corazón de María, falleció inesperada el 30 de mayo en Boston.


Whether you're adding an item or more to a food donation bin, coordinating your own food drive or donating money to St. Vincent de Paul, there are plenty of ways to #BeASummerActionHero.

Fr. Julio Lopresti, IVE, who was the pastor of St. Anthony and Immaculate Heart of Mary parishes the last four years, died unexpectedly May 30 in Boston, where he had been transferred to serve in that archdiocese’s cathedral.


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