During her 28 years as principal, students, parents and teachers at St. Mary-Basha Catholic School have learned to rely on the leadership of Sr. Mary Norbert Long, SC. On May 25, the school community will bid farewell to the longtime...
On May 3, the Arizona Legislature adjourned sine die at 8:25 p.m. after spending 116 days in session. While there were many items of historical significance this year, including the celebration of Arizona’s Centennial, perhaps the most significant item is that the 2012 legislative session can be called the best session ever for pro-life and religious freedom issues!
PEORIA — Sometimes short cuts can be a good thing. Just ask Sarah Valles. The 11-year-old, well known at St. Jerome School for having long hair, has never let it go to waste. Every haircut she has had — all two of...
Rachel’s Vineyard brings healing to post-abortive women Sonia was out of options. She lost her business, lost her home and was living on the streets, pregnant and afraid. Although she was taking classes at a local community college, she had...
As summer vacation inches near, students might be tempted to daydream while at school. At St. Francis Xavier School, that’s okay. Students will soon have an even greater opportunity to do so. A two-story classroom building, rich with natural light,...
A Casa Grande police officer told her she needed to go to the emergency room. She brushed it off, said she was OK. She was just worried about her kids. “Ma’am,” the officers said, leading her to a mirror. She looked...
Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted will ordain Dan Vanyo to the priesthood during a 10 a.m. Mass June 2 at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral. The ordination will cap off years of study at the seminary as well as pastoral work,...
In a world flush with instant communication via Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram, is it any wonder Pope Benedict XVI has taken to the social media sphere to share the Good News? Last year from his iPad, the Holy Father...
National and local Catholic leaders are roundly criticizing President Barack Obama’s statement of support for same-sex marriage. He made the statement May 9 during a television interview. The Catholic Church teaches that marriage by definition is meant to be the...
Athletes at three Catholic schools made some historic feats during the spring season with plenty of other teams adding state or runner up trophies to their trophy case. Only time will tell which trophy Brophy College Preparatory will come home...