NEWS BRIEF: New mission for the pastoral care and evangelization of African Americans and...

Bishop Olmsted was pleased to announce the establishment of a new mission for the pastoral care and evangelization of African Americans and Black Catholics.

NEWS BRIEF: Prayer Service for Racial Healing

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted and Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares held a prayer service in Thanksgiving for racial healing and reconciliation Tuesday afternoon in the Virginia G. Piper Chapel at the Diocesan Pastoral Center in downtown Phoenix.

NEWS BRIEF: Prayer Vigil at St. Mary’s Basilica

Bishop Olmsted led a one-hour prayer vigil Tuesday night at St. Mary’s Basilica in downtown Phoenix, the evening before the scheduled execution of Frank Atwood. He was joined by the Sisters of the Plan of...

NEWS BRIEF: Bishop Olmsted Prepares Us for Pentecost

As we approach Pentecost this weekend, Bishop Olmsted reminds us to be attentive to the Holy Spirit at work in our lives every day.

NEWS BRIEF: Racial Healing and Reconciliation Mass

Last week, St. Pius Catholic Church in downtown Phoenix hosted a special Mass for Racial Healing and Reconciliation on the anniversary of the murder of George Floyd.   Fr. Andrew McNair, pictured, was the celebrant...

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