Sept. 14-16. Lots of special Masses this weekend.
Special Masses

  • 25th Anniversary of Bl. Pope John Paul II's Phoenix visit — noon Sept. 14 at St. Mary's Basilica.
  • Ordination of Franciscan Brother Sebastian Sandoval to the priesthood — 5 p.m. Sept. 14 at St. Mary's Basilica.
  • Mass of Anointing — 10 a.m. Sept. 15 at St. Pius X Chapel in Flagstaff. Bring anyone in need of the sacrament (elderly, infirm, sick).
    First Mass of soon to be Fr. Sebastian — 11 a.m. Sept. 16 at St. Mary's Basilica
  • Installation of Fr. Kilian McCaffrey as pastor — 9:30 a.m. Sept. 16 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Scottsdale.

Come and See Day of Reflection — Sept. 15 at St. Paul Parish (Third Avenue north of Thunderbird). For single women (ages 18-40) discerning religious life. Hosted by Sisters of the Precious Blood. Info.

Singles retreat — Sept. 14-16 at Mount Claret Retreat Center. Geared toward ages 21-40. Hosted by Catholic Retreat for Young Singles. Info.

Tackle the Cure — 4:30-7 p.m. Sept. 14 at Seton Catholic in Chandler. Tailgate party in memory of Arie Fitzhugh, class of 2011, who lost his battle with cancer in April. Funds will create a campus memorial. Info.

Tribute to Coach Scot Bemis — 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at Notre Dame Prep in Scottsdale. Info.

S.A.C.R.E.D. Praise Band concert — 8 p.m. Sept. 14 at Desert Outlook Center at Lake Pleasant in Peoria. The band, managed by the youth leader at All Saints Parish in Mesa, is committed to Service, Adoration, Christ, Reverence, Evangelization, and Discernment. Info.