Catholic fraternity charters state’s first full-fledged chapter

A group of 34 young men at Arizona State University signed themselves up to become its founding members.

Crozier gala honors local Catholic leadership, paves path for future generation

While the theme of Catholic education was played out with chalkboards, the ringing of a school bell that called guests to dinner, and a blending of voices from the choir representing all six Catholic high schools, Major League Baseball scored a few points too.

Local philanthropist appointed as president, CEO of Catholic Education Arizona

Maureen Adams will work closely with families, schools and businesses to expand the organization's ability to make Catholic schools available, affordable and accessible

A little vow goes a long way for seminarians in Rome

Dan Connealy, one of two seminarians from the Phoenix Diocese studying at the Pontifical North American College in Rome, was among 39 seminarians ordained to the diaconate Oct. 1 in Rome.

Benefit walk strengthens friendship with, outreach to poor

The eighth annual Friends of the Poor Walk brings together Catholics who support the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and benefits the work its nearly 7,000 volunteers at 85 parish-based Vincentian conferences of charity carry out daily to support those in need.

Mesa’s oldest Catholic school poised to embrace long-term future

The latest school dedication in the Diocese of Phoenix almost couldn’t have happened at all.

Two groups take next step toward diaconate

Fifteen men are continuing their journey toward a more intimate life within the Church.

Circle the City opens family health center to serve those experiencing homelessness

For those who live on the streets, a visit to the doctor might be necessary, but it’s no longer out of reach.

Conference-Goers Encouraged to ‘Do What Love Requires’

SCOTTSDALE — Fr. Don Calloway, MIC had a message for the more than 1,100 people who packed into the DoubleTree Resort Aug. 21-23 for a three-day Marian Conference. “We need Our Lady in a big way, probably more than we’ve ever needed her before.” He referred to “so-called gay marriage” and the series of recent videos casting light on the trafficking of unborn body parts by employees of Planned Parenthood, calling the organization “a bastion of evil, it is a place of darkness and death.” He also praised the effort that saw over 300 protests earlier that morning against Planned Parenthood.

Planned Parenthood protests draw 4,700 throughout state

Thousands attended rallies throughout the country in response to a series of undercover videos released by the Center for Medical Progress that showed Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of organs from aborted children.