Phoenix girl gets pulled into papal ride

What makes it even more special is the connection they found between their belated pastor who helped coordinate the encounter and the pontiff himself.

Freshmen — They’re everywhere!

More than 100 teachers are new to the Diocese of Phoenix this school year. So are some coaches and other support staff. We compiled some tidbits and brief bios about some of them.

Totus Tuus missionaries [VIDEO]

Meet this year's Totus Tuus missionaries. They're a mix of young adults — fresh out of high school, amid college and in seminary — who have totally dedicated their summer to serving elementary and high school-aged Catholics in the Diocese of Phoenix.

How to send your pastor off in style [VIDEO]

See any ideas you want to borrow?

Birthday blessings to Bertha!

At 100 years old, Bertha Bower's descendants don't quite equal her age, but it's getting up there: 82 descendants across four generations.

A dog’s perspective on Holy Week

Being the good pastor's pup that I am, I figured I would take a little pressure off my dad and write this week's column.

Faith and fashion

We couldn't help but notice a few headlines crossing our way lately about the two — including fashion at the Vatican.

Called: A Lenten reflection series [VIDEO]

Lenten alerts (emails, texts, social media feeds, bulletin ads) abound this time of year. We will bring you a more full resource guide in our February issue, but this is a start.

Faithful show Super Bowl spirit

Super Bowl spirit shines through in friendly wagers among bishops and Ukrainian prelates, a Catholic coffee shops' viewing party, #TackleHunger efforts and more.

12 Days of Christmas – Part 3 [VIDEO]

Fr. John Muir exhausted his Christmas sweater collection, but he has more saints and memorable characteristics to introduce you to!