Campaign calls Catholics to support seminarian formation ‘Together’

For Anthony Dang, his ongoing journey approaching the priesthood has been a slow, steady march. After suffering through a traumatic car accident freshman year of high school, Dang began praying the Rosary daily.

With CDA support, Catholic Charities helps veterans get back on their feet

Several months ago, Richard, an Army veteran, had no housing and was camping in the woods after he left his job to take care of his father in Utah who had cancer.

Junior high student art goes public, stays local

Passengers who get on and off at the Valley’s newest light rail station will be exposed to artwork and haikus created by students at Christ the King, whose Mesa school sits just a mile away.

Diocese to welcome two new priests June 1

The faithful will see two ordination Masses within one week and two men ordained at each. Both are at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral.

Pope advances sainthood causes, including Brazil’s ‘Mother Teresa’

He recognized the miracle needed for the canonization of the Brazilian nun and advanced the sainthood causes of four men and three other women.

Not ruling on apparitions, pope allows pilgrimages to Medjugorje

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Parishes and dioceses are now allowed to organize official pilgrimages to Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina, but it must be clear that the Catholic Church has not recognized as authentic the alleged Marian apparitions there.

Annual communication campaign helps homebound experience love of Christ

Gloria and Ralph Magaña, parishioners at St. Andrew the Apostle in Chandler, are homebound due to infirmity but still feel connected to their church and the Diocese of Phoenix thanks to the weekly broadcast of the Mass from Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral.

Philadelphia holds ‘Pro-Life Rally Against Bullying’

One woman who was key to inspiring the rally pointed out that its location was just blocks from the former home of James Madison, a primary author of the U.S. Constitution, which enshrines "a self-evident, inalienable right to life,"

Women religious find a place of honor on Mother’s Day

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When the elderly men and women at the Jeanne Jugan Residence for senior care pray the Rosary with Sr. Constance Veit, they see her as more than one of the caregivers at the facility.

Thousands venerate incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney during Valley stops on Knights’ national...

Four Diocese of Phoenix stops in two days left the hearts of priests, religious and laity changed.