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Two seventh-graders earned top honors at the diocesan science fair and advanced to the Arizona Science and Engineering Fair April 7 where they competed among 1,200 other young scientists in several categories. One picked up an award there too.
The annual celebration of Easter reminds us, as Catholic Christians, that even when facing the reality of death, the Resurrection of Jesus is the foundation upon which the virtue of hope finds its perfect expression. Within each of us the Holy Spirit inspires an aspiration for happiness that extends beyond the limitation of our life on earth. It is the promise of eternal life in the Kingdom of Heaven that gives meaning to the purpose of human existence. As Jesus died and rose on the third day, we are heirs of His promise that eternal life is the destiny for which we hope.
TONOPAH — After 10 years in Arizona of living out their charism of praying in Adoration, the Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration, affectionately known as the “Desert Nuns,” now have an autonomous monastery within the Diocese of Phoenix.