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College freshman reflects on lifetime of service including first venture abroad

Barely into her second semester of college, one ASU freshman took a bit of a leap of faith. It was one that transplanted the Valley native to East Africa.

‘Blessings and Beers’ event highlights diocesan support in North Deanery

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted shared his mission with a gathering of 143 faithful from the North Deanery at the annual Blessings and Beers event held in Flagstaff Aug. 8.

CLC gives $60K in grants

The Catholic Leadership Circle through the Catholic Community Foundation awarded its first round of grants from an emerging group of younger diocesan philanthropists.

Crozier gala to help Catholic teachers with tuition assistance for their...

Bishop Thomas Olmsted calls it a “tragedy” that the Diocese of Phoenix employs teachers in its Catholic schools who cannot afford to send their own children to the schools where they teach. He is doing something about it. The 27th Annual Crozier Gala has as its goal raising funds to assist those teachers with the cost of a Catholic education.

Christian Service Awards recognize students’ efforts at reaching out, serving others

Serving others is central to the Christian message and 37 eighth-graders were recognized March 3 for living that message in extraordinary ways.

Bishop Olmsted charts course for Phoenix Diocese at inaugural ‘State of...

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of the Diocese of Phoenix spelled out his thoughts about the Church in Arizona in his inaugural “State of the Catholic Church” address Sept. 23.

In inaugural address, Bishop Olmsted reflects on past decade while charting...

In a world beset by challenges, Pope Francis' fresh approach has inspired hope in many. Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of the Diocese of Phoenix echoed those hopes and spelled out his thoughts about the Church in Arizona in his inaugural 'State of the Catholic Church' address Sept. 23.

Catholic Community Foundation names Frisch new president

The Catholic Community Foundation hired Rick Frisch as its new president and CEO April 1. Frisch will spearhead foundation efforts that support the Church’s mission and deepen its current donor base.

Catholic Community Foundation honors 32 high school-bound students with Christian Service...

They can’t operate a motor vehicle, but 32 high school-bound eighth-graders across the Diocese of Phoenix know what drives them: a life centered on faith and service to others.

CCF launches ‘Sanctity of Life Perpetual Fund’ with $50,000 match

The Catholic Community Foundation has announced a $50,000 matching gift to create the Sanctity of Life Fund, a perpetual endowment that will address the need for sustainable funding for vital pro-life programs and organizations in the Diocese of Phoenix.