“I don’t separate service to God from service to country," said the deacon who also assists disabled warriors with adaptive sports and is active with the Crosiers’ youth and veteran outreach missions.
“All this beauty will come to nothing if it does not enhance our journey to heaven,” the pastor said.
Bishop Olmsted knew that one honorary award was not enough to thank Phoenix's longtime superintendent for 31 years of service to the Church through its students.
There was a Mass followed by a fiesta "for the best-a," one person said, referring to Sr. Joanie and Sr. Lynn.
Somewhere deep in office files lies a running total of plates served to guests who would otherwise go hungry. It should reach 5 million on Oct. 29.
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It will be filled with men and women religious already bearing fruit for the kingdom of God via at least 18 religious communities that serve the Diocese of Phoenix.
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“You have to find different avenues of how to reach them spiritually. With Hispanics it’s through the culture, and through symbols and through the religious piety,” a co-chair of the Encuentro Committee said.
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