Dual celebrations reflect on growth, future of diocese

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.“

Gianna Emanuela Molla shares testimony of her ‘saint mommy’

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.

Catholic community mourns sudden loss of beloved priest

He poured his heart into strengthening parish life, most especially by building up St. Bernadette in structure and in spirit.

#Fatima100 update

Sept. 8 starts the third novena within a strand of six novenas in honor of the Fatima . Key in to these prayers and Fatima-related events.

Catholic leaders sharply criticize Trump’s decision to end DACA

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic Church leaders, immigration officials and university presidents were swift and unanimous in their condemnation of President Donald Trump’s Sept. 5 decision to phase out Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals known as DACA.

Announced end to DACA program is ‘reprehensible,’ U.S. bishops say

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Sept. 5 that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is “being rescinded” by President Donald Trump, leaving some 800,000 youth, brought illegally to the U.S. as minors, in peril of deportation and of losing permits that allow them to work.

Arizona and New Mexico Catholic Bishops’ statement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...

In light of increased tensions and speculation over the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program (DACA), the Catholic Bishops of Arizona and New Mexico want to reiterate our strong and unwavering support for DACA youth so they do not have to live in fear of deportation.

Teacher undergoing chemo helps students tackle lessons ‘head’ on

The first few weeks of classes weren't so much about homework as they were about hair, humor and healing.
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USA West Jesuits gather in Phoenix [VIDEO]

Phoenix served as host site for the first USA West Jesuit Gathering at St. Francis Xavier Aug. 18. It celebrated reuniting two former provinces as one.

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.