Catholic event organizers are taking advantage of perfect weather across the Diocese of Phoenix and first Friday to host a series of options this weekend that celebrate the sacraments — include a deacon ordination — honor members in the community and help the least among us.
Catholics of all ages across the Diocese of Phoenix are celebrating Halloween — the eve of the feast of All Saints Day — and Día de los Muertos. Find out where to wear your costume and see how Catholic schools are marking the occasion.
In 2008, 53-year-old Randy Stroup applied to the state of Oregon for cancer treatment. It was refused, but he was offered legally assisted suicide, which is also legal now in Washington, Montana and Vermont.
Grant Goodman, a Brophy College Preparatory graduate and one-time parishioner at Corpus Christi in Ahwatukee, is following the lead of St. Francis of Assisi. He joined the Cap Corps and is serving at a U.S. school that focuses on environmental justice and sustainability.