Catholic Sun guide to #SolarEclipse

It's looking like most of the Phoenix Diocese will experience a 60-something percent viewing of Monday's solar eclipse. The Church nationwide is awaiting it with more joyful hope.

St. John Paul II High School moves toward August 2018 opening

The school office — a temporary trailer — is now open as brick by brick, the permanent St. John Paul II Catholic High School campus begins to take shape.

Newman Centers keep kids Catholic on campus

There are more than 2,000 Newman Centers serving on university campuses across the country. See the impact they're having on three campuses across Arizona.

Pope entrusts to Mary victims of disasters, conflict, social tension

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In a week in which natural disasters, war and racial conflicts dominated the headlines, Pope Francis prayed that Mary would bring peace to a divided world.

Novena urged to heal families: Bishop calls faithful to participate in 54-day devotion

At a time when families are suffering because of the sins of abortion, divorce, abuse, pornography and other attacks on the family, Our Lady of Fatima offers a ray of hope through her Son. Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted is calling everyone in the Phoenix Diocese to join him in praying a 54-day Novena to Our Lady of Fatima.

Signs of new school year signal spiritual growth too

“It’s not education only. It’s formation,” explained one teacher-turned-principal.

New superintendent’s transcript shows long-time passion for Catholic education

There haven’t been many years of Harry A. Plummer’s adult life that didn’t circle around a Catholic school. None of it has been outside the Church.

Mass to mark 30 years since JPII’s visit

A single kneeler, commemorative statue, church balcony and plaque remain among the publicly tangible reminders of the saint who traipsed the Valley during a daylong visit 30 years ago.

Chapel ministers to souls who visit, live amid Grand Canyon splendor

By Ana Rodriguez-Soto Catholic News Service El Cristo Rey Chapel 44 Albright Ave., Grand Canyon Summer Mass Schedule Saturday Vigil: 4:30 P.M. Sunday: 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Winter Mass Schedule Sunday: 9...

Knights of Columbus change Fourth Degree uniforms

The Knights of Columbus, long associated with swords, capes and chapeaus, will be going through a significant uniform change.