The biography of the first American martyr and first U.S.-born priest to reach "blessed" status.
The Silver Rose, a dedication to St. Juan Diego and his meeting with Our Lady and the Miracle of the Roses, returns to the diocese on it annual pilgrimage to Mexico.
Kathy Rother, principal of Bourgade Catholic High School, keeps an image of her cousin, Fr. Stanley Rother on her desk. Though she never had a chance to meet him in person, she feels a very close connection to the priest who will be beatified in Oklahoma City Sept. 23.
The tremor has claimed more than 240 lives so far — including at least 20 children trapped in a collapsed school.
Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted shared reflections of his own Catholic roots and his vision for planting seeds for the near future of the Diocese of Phoenix through the “Together Let us go Forth ~ Juntos Sigamos Adelante” campaign.“
GILBERT — Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla — a living relic and namesake of her mother, 20th-century saint Gianna Beretta Molla — captured hearts in Arizona as she shared her family’s love story.
The famous Russian author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn spent nearly 50 years studying the history of the bloody revolution that took the lives of some 60 million of his countrymen. In the process, he read hundreds of books, collected personal testimonies and wrote volumes on the Communist Revolution in Russia. He concluded, “men have forgotten God.”
A two-fold Celebration of Hope in Flagstaff and Phoenix Sept. 13-14 shared a special vision and mission for the future of the diocese.
He poured his heart into strengthening parish life, most especially by building up St. Bernadette in structure and in spirit.
"If I were to die tomorrow, it would be my sincerest hope... that I would be remembered for bringing you closer to Jesus Christ because that is our mission, that is our hope, that is our longing at the core of our faith," Fr. Peter Rossa said.