When temperatures rise

It looks like we're entering a long stretch of high triple-digit temperatures. Area agencies that serve the homeless and working poor could always use a boost from donors who grab an extra case of bottled water on their next shopping trip and donors who organize a water drive.

Praying for prisoners

It might sound like a hard thing to do: pray for prisoners. It isn’t. Inmates who live in jail for any amount of time are people just like you and me.

You shall believe, science tests faith

St. Andrew the Apostle Parish in Chandler invites everyone — Catholic and non-Catholic alike — to its Year of Faith Advent event. Tim Francis, founder of You Shall Believe Ministries, will share the same presentation three times Dec. 1-3.

Frustrated with secular coverage of the papal transition? Me too.

Thanks be to God, we do have a Catholic press. I spend most of my time reading and, well, writing it. The value of Catholic journalist isn't lost on me, especially when one of our beloved pope's promulgates an encyclical.

Lenten grocery guide

The time to shop for the remaining Fridays in Lent is now.

Newsmakers of old: January headlines from our archives

  It's time to re-visit some of our old issues to see what made headlines in the local and global Church and how we have...

Watch the Holy Mass and Canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II

Can't make it to Rome for the canonizations of John XXIII and John Paul II? You've got options.

Florida’s Catholic heritage

For some reason, history was my least favorite subject in school, but at the same time, I have long appreciated local history whether it be within a family or community. U.S. history class my junior year finally made me appreciate the subject on a broader scale. So when I saw a photo of a re-enactment on the beach marking the 500th anniversary of an explorer's arrival in Florida, I was intrigued.

Honoring the Blessed Mother in May

The month of May is replete with Marian feast days. On May 31, we celebrate the Blessed Mother's visitation of Elizabeth. Mary 13 we celebrate Our Lady of Fatima and May 24 we celebrate Mary, Help of Christians.

Cars for clergy

Cars can be deadly. They can also be life-saving. See what some priests and clergy drive.