The Catholic Sun, as the official news source for the Diocese of Phoenix, shares in the mission of evangelizing the Catholic faithful, under the direction of the bishop, by providing news, information, education, a forum for discussion and guidance in matters of faith, morals and spiritual life.
Everyone knows that dog is man’s best friend. Similar to St. Francis of Assisi, who had a special devotion to the friendly, four-legged creatures, priests and members of the Diocese of Phoenix also share a great love for the canine.
Catholic parishes throughout the Diocese of Phoenix are taking their faith to the streets this weekend. They will line sidewalks and possibly roads as their eucharistic processions celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi June 22.
The Catholic Community Foundation awarded Annunciation Catholic School a $20,000 grant in its competitive “Youth and Education” category. The grant will partially fund a special needs student program serving students at the Cave Creek school with learning disabilities.
A Catholic bishop in eastern Ukraine said church members are afraid to attend Mass in Donetsk and other towns after a priest from Poland was abducted by pro-Russia separatists. The priest traveled to Ukraine to renew his Kazakh visa.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help is marking the fifth time in six years that students finished first in Arizona through the American Scholastic Achievement Challenge. It was also the first time that the trophy made repeat visits to the same household.
At its best, media informs, inspires and engages. It creates unity and a common thread throughout a community, allowing people to share in the daily joys, sorrows and challenges of their neighbors. Media must provide for “an authentic culture of encounter” and serve to give voice to those on the margins of society.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) awarded second place distinction to Aakash Jain, a senior who graduates from Brophy College Preparatory today. Jain earned his award during last week's Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
In some golf games, high scores are good too. Like the one the Knights of Columbus at Our Lady of Joy Parish in Carefree hosted. The men rounded up enough golfers and others interested in their charitable work to raise some $165,000 at this year’s Golf “Fore” Charity event.
Loyola Academy promoted its first class of scholars to the Brophy College Preparatory Class of 2018 at a ceremony in the historic Brophy Chapel May 20. The graduates are the first to complete sixth, seventh and eighth-grade on Brophy's campus.
The Catholic Sun is the official newspaper and news site 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.