Feb. 8-10
Feb. 8-10

Mens conference — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 9 at Grand Canyon University. Hosted by Catholic Mens Fellowship of Phoenix. Related story. Different rates for individuals, groups and students. Details.

Charismatic conference — Feb. 8-9 at Phoenix Convention Center. For teens, young adults and adults. theme: Let God Arise. Related story. *Note link for parking coupon does not work as Catholic Charismatic Renewal’s site seems to be down.

Fundraiser buffet lunch — noon-8 p.m. Feb. 8 at Sweet Tomatoes Uptown (map). Hosted by Xavier College Preparatory, 15 percent of proceeds from this regular lunch, if you present this flyer, will help provide need-based tuitions for Xavier students.

Free organ, piano concert — 1:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Scottsdale (map). Cory Buriss, the young high school pianist parishioners have heard playing at weekend Masses will hold a special, free-will concert. Funds will offset expenses for his trip to New York where he will audition for Julliard. Details.

Mass for World Day of Sick — 2:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at St. Joan of Arc Parish (map). Bishop Olmsted will celebrate and confer the sacrament of the anointing of the sick.

Mass for Vietnamese New Year — 10 a.m. Feb. 10 at Vietnamese Martyrs Parish (map). Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares will celebrate.

Les Miserables, School edition —7 p.m. Feb. 8-10 at Notre Dame Catholic Preparatory in Scottsdale (map). Tickets: $10 students, $15 adults and $15 at door (may be standing room only according to school website). Details: (480) 634-8200.
Related blog.

‘Rags’ musical — 7 p.m. Feb. 8-9 and 3 p.m. Feb. 10 at Seton Catholic Preparatory High School in Chandler (map). Tells the story of a naïve Russian immigrant, who just arrived in the U.S. with her young son and they struggle to make a life for themselves, re-unite with her husband and preserve their culture. More on plot from Stage Agent. Tickets $10 adults and $5 students. Details. Also Feb. 15-16.

Seton coached in local Sports Hall of Fame — 11 a.m. Feb. 9 at Chandler Center for the Arts. Jerry Mullin, a Mesa Catholic and varsity softball coach for Seton Catholic Preparatory High School in Chandler, will be inducted into the city’s Sports Hall of Fame. See news release for related accomplishments and ticket info.


And from our Sunbeams daily event calendar:

  • Chaldean Mass and Poirier concert at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral
  • St. Catherine of Siena drama in Casa Grande