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 first priest v. seminarian basketball game in the Diocese of Phoenix tips off Aug. 5 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Scottsdale.

It's a good day for coffee lovers. A new specialty ground coffee is available with proceeds benefiting Catholic Charities.


For 30 years, the mission of Life Teen has been leading teenagers closer to Christ. The new "Life Support" features even more effective youth ministry resources by offering frameworks for small group discipleship, large group evangelization, and the formation of missionary disciples.


Whether during the school year or in the summer, Brophy College Preparatory teenagers have been dedicating their limited free time in support of local elementary-aged youth for a quarter of a century.

From Friday afternoon through Monday morning, eighth-graders have the chance to experience parenthood this summer by caring for "babies" that replicate the 24/7 activities of a real infant.

Holy Cross Father Neil Wack is among three Holy Cross priests in his family. Effective July 1, he will serve as vocations director for the order.


Parte de un serie de reflexiones diarias con motivo de la Quincena por la Libertad – tiempo en que nuestro calendario litúrgico celebra a los mártires que fueron fieles ante a la represión de su fe.

Catholics around Arizona and the nation have been called to observe the period from June 21 through the Fourth of July as the Fortnight for Freedom to celebrate and pray to protect religious freedoms.

Some 71 students were awarded diplomas for completing two years of study at the Kino Catechetical Institute which gave them a comprehensive overview of the doctrine of the faith, "and more importantly, why we believe it."


The first in a series of daily reflections from the Diocese of Phoenix marking the Fortnight for Freedom — a time when the Catholic Church's liturgical calendar celebrates a series of great martyrs who remained faithful in the face of persecution by political power.


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