The Catholic Sun

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Short reflections on this feast of the Annunciation.

Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Joan Pfeiffer, former resident of the sisters’ Casa Guadalupe in Mesa who was heavily involved in hospital ministry at Chandler Regional Hospital, died Feb. 19 at the age of 80.

Is parenting your top priority? Here are five of the top tried-and-true parenting tips that can be used for children of any age.


On this World Down Syndrome Day, see how one school wholly embraced a student with the syndrome and how students at a Phoenix school are independently supporting their peers with Down Syndrome.


An Irish blessing from the Loreto Sisters at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral who left Ireland 60 years ago to serve the Diocese of Phoenix.

Some 1,300 students on 300 teams competed in the annual Honeywell Fiesta Bowl Aerospace Challenge with Ss. Simon and Jude students claiming the school's fourth victory.

Three Catholic high school students in Arizona have conquered the top fear of most Americans: public speaking.


Fr. Leo, host of "Grace Before Meals" shows us how to make peanut stew, a common dish in Niger, a west African country that The Catholic Sun reported on in 2012 and 2013.


Paul Mulligan, chief executive officer of Catholic Charities Community Services that serves the Diocese of Phoenix, highlights local projects in this public service announcement for Catholic Charities USA.


Mark Hart, executive vice president of Life Teen's content and identity and a Catholic in the Diocese of Phoenix, gives web viewers a sneak peek of the Gospel reading for the Third Sunday of Lent in this daily #ShareJesus video series.


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