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Phoenix seminarians immerse themselves in works of mercy as part of priesthood discernment and formation. Here's one of their stories.


No matter how long it has been since stepping on to a high school campus, this tour of the new reading room at Brophy College Preparatory should bring back some memories.

HOUSTON (CNA/EWTN News) — A Houston grand jury on Monday indicted the leaders behind the undercover videos which exposed Planned Parenthood’s role in offering fetal tissue for compensation. The grand jury had been investigating alleged misconduct by Planned Parenthood.


The record snowfall in the nation's capital left Arizonans attending the March for Life — including students from Bourgade and St. Mary's catholic high schools plus Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral leadership — stranded in the city.

"We treated him with love throughout, even when he wasn’t loving back. That sticks. That is the breach and that is the way it works," Tony Rizzo said.

The Drama Department at Seton Catholic Preparatory in Chandler is gearing up to perform the School Edition — a family-friendly version — of "Grease," the story of 1950s youth exuberance.


This is the first person account of a woman, raised in a middle class home and in Catholic schools who made all kinds of choices throughout her life: childbirth followed by adoption, childbirth followed by motherhood and conception followed by abortion.

Dear Becky, I’m writing to share something that will astonish you. You won’t believe me now — much you will have to dissect, argue with, and hear again. You’ll bark at me, roll your eyes, snicker. You’ll probably storm off.

Some are forecasting about a million anti-abortion protestors at the March For Life 2016 Rally Jan. 22. That group always includes countless young people from parishes, high schools and universities nationwide.


Join Arizonans of all nationalities and faith backgrounds Jan. 22 for the Arizona for Life March and Rally in downtown Phoenix as they celebrate and advocate for the beauty and dignity of every human life.


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