Saints in our midst: St. Francis of Assisi

Happy feast day to many of our local Catholics. Within the Phoenix Diocese you'll find the Franciscan Renewal Center plus a mission, parish and...

Happening now: Oct. 18-20

Need something to do this weekend? Here are some ideas for spiritual enrichment, family fun and food all supporting Catholic causes. Don't forget the documentary on Pope Francis airs Sunday.

Our Lady of Fatima for our time

It is significant, perhaps even providential that the committee of the Arizona Rosary Celebration chose months ago to honor Our Lady of Fatima at this yearly event.

Spring training fever strikes local Catholics

Tomorrow, weather permitting, marks the first full schedule of Spring Training games in the Valley. The 15 teams who train here bring with them the players who are big names today and rookies working their way up. They largely focus on training while in the Valley, but local Catholic efforts are affiliated with a few of the teams.

Abortifacients and agendas

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg. Abraham Lincoln

Weekend calendar: Christmas edition

There's still another week of Advent, but our parishes and greater community are offering some ways to celebrate the Christmas spirit this weekend.

Serra’s name, legacy endures 300 years later

Sunday marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of Blessed Junipero Serra, the Franciscan priest who led the establishment of catholic missions in California....

Remember: It’s murder, inside or outside the womb

Let's say the court finds Kermit Gosnell guilty of killing babies after delivery, instead of before — where the law permits it. Now he has to be sentenced. If I were the judge, I would surely want to be fair, regarding the killing of born babies.

St. Joseph the Worker revs up job search process [VIDEO]

St. Joseph the Worker's Mobile Success Unit is pounding the pavement to help the homeless secure jobs.

Bishop Olmsted: Voting is a moral duty [VIDEO]

In this short clip from Mixed Voces, Bishop Olmsted explains the importance of voting and of being an informed participant in the election process.