Memorial Day in the Diocese of Phoenix

The faithful are remembering the souls of those who died protecting America's freedom with special Masses and a Rosary.

Holy Spirit plays role in June 3 ordination

If anyone wants to witness an outpouring of the Holy Spirit outside of a confirmation Mass, mark your calendars for June 3 when three men will be ordained to the priesthood.

Catholic Charities showcases programs at inaugural breakfast

When Dr. Zlata Kovacevic arrived in the United States 20 years ago from Bosnia with her two daughters, she had nothing. Her husband, who had immigrated a year earlier, had died just the day before. It was a representative from Catholic Charities who met them at the airport and helped them resettle.

Pope, President Trump speak of hopes for peace

Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump spent 30 minutes speaking privately in the library of the Apostolic Palace May 24, and as the president left, he told the pope, "I won't forget what you said."

Pope, Church leaders offer prayers after Manchester Arena attack

MANCHESTER, England (CNS) — Pope Francis decried the “barbaric attack” on concertgoers in Manchester, adding his voice to Catholic leaders dismayed at what British officials said was the deadliest case of terrorism since 2005.

Catholic Communication Campaign helps faithful ‘connect with Christ’

In a world oftentimes inundated with “fake news” and sensationalism, Pope Francis encourages everyone to “engage in constructive forms of communication that reject prejudice towards others and foster a culture of encounter.”

Spiritual warfare: Are you armed and ready for battle?

There were maybe a dozen or so of us in the Bible study group, seated on comfortable chairs, a candle flickering on the table in the center of the room as we discussed a chapter of Acts.

St. Vincent de Paul breaks ground for new resource center

“We needed to find a community with hearts full of love and all of you were there,” Shannon Clancy told invited guests, many who supported the capital campaign.

Superintendent bids farewell — Champion of Catholic education closes chapter on distinguished career

MaryBeth Mueller’s tenure as a leader in Catholic education is coming to a close, but her passion that fueled decades of leadership resulting in national recognition remains undimmed.The superintendent and director of the diocesan Division of Education and Evangelization is retiring next month, following 31 years of service.

‘This is home’ — St. Juan Diego church in Chandler opens doors for first...

Crowds rivaled that of Easter and Christmas when Massgoers arrived before the previous one let out. The occasion marked a 12-year journey for St. Mary Parish, which includes St. Juan Diego Church, and gave many of its 4,700 or so families a church closer to their homes.