Lisa Natham, a single mom with a 28-year-old autistic son, was struggling to work and maintain her health. In addition to caring for her son's needs, she also suffered from both lupus and asthma, so she often caught pneumonia and eventually became too sick to work.
Although the Church’s Year of Consecrated Life officially begins on the first Sunday of Advent, Catholics in the Diocese of Phoenix enjoyed two special liturgies in honor of those who serve as consecrated a week early.
The streets of downtown Phoenix will be alive once again with the sight and sound of drums and dancing in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe as participants gather Dec. 6 for the annual Honor Your Mother event.
The Turkey Bowl made up a small sliver of TransPac’s Thanksgiving celebration with the first-time effort also multiplying the outreach St. Vincent de Paul can provide to struggling families and individuals this holiday season.