National level of Catholic Charismatic Renewal gains support from local leader

A local name known especially among East Valley Catholics now has an additional national title.

Top-notch job resource agency enters West Valley

St. Joseph the Worker once again proved its due diligence in providing paths out of poverty via resources that lead to meaningful employment.

Dr. Vincent Sheridan, longtime OLMC principal, retires

A longtime elementary school principal credits a late Jesuit priest he once served with for teaching him some valuable lessons about leading a school by being an active, visible presence.

Principal, whose career spanned four local elementary schools, retires

After 45 years in education, including 15 of the last 25 as principal in the Diocese of Phoenix, Mary Frances Malinoski retired June 3.

Young Hispanics flock to ‘Youth Catholic Congreso’

They came from all over the diocese, some 1,500 Catholic teenagers and young adults ready for a weekend of prayer, praise and talks geared toward evangelization.

Eighth-graders test waters of parenthood with Catholic Charities program

From Friday afternoon through Monday morning, eighth-graders have the chance to experience parenthood this summer by caring for "babies" that replicate the 24/7 activities of a real infant.

St. Joseph Mission in Mayer celebrates centennial

MAYER — Church history that dates back at least 100 years is bound to be a bit sketchy. Catholics in Mayer chose the best...

‘John 17’ unites Catholics and Protestants for day of prayer

Not so long ago, the idea of bringing together hundreds of Catholic and Protestant followers of Christ for a day of prayer was unthinkable.

Catholics pray at site of new state headquarters for Planned Parenthood

Some 150 Catholics stood praying the Rosary in front of the building that will soon house the new state headquarters for the state’s largest...

‘John 17 Movement’ building bridges between Christian communities

Not so very long ago, Catholics and other Christians were less than eager to pray together.