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.
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.
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.