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.

Meet six freshmen who are adults

Many of this year's new principals, coaches and athletic directors have roots in other Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of Phoenix.

Priests, seminarians set to square off in third annual JP2 Classic

A group of seminarians and priests from the diocese will be looking to score points for God not by a sermon or acing a test but by competing with one another on the basketball court next month.

Lake Havasu City loses deacon, faithful homebound minister

Dcn. Thomas Coe who passed away July 9. He was 73.

‘Sun’ recognized by Catholic Press Association

The Catholic Press Association recognized the work and talent of various members of The Catholic Sun staff and Media Ministry, which is based at St. Mary’s in Chandler, but supports other diocesan events, for their design, writing and photography skills in 2016 at its Catholic Press Convention in Quebec City June 23.

Faithful reminded freedom, prayer go together

Even with some relief at the federal level regarding religious freedom, Americans, Catholics especially, must continue to pray and be vigilant to protect these liberties at the state and local level, said Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares at the annual Fourth of July Mass.