Arizona faithful honor the Blessed Mother every year under a different title. Appropriately, Phoenix-area Catholics did so under Our Lady of Guadalupe.
A Catholic school alumna-turned-principal said, "Our schools would not be here without them. They are really the founders of our schools. We rest on the shoulders of giants.”
Actors, musicians, singers and dancers have been performing in the “cafetorium” since the school opened in 2002.
Evidence of growth materialized via a groundbreaking amid anniversary festivities.
The reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the U.S. had led to the closing of 18 Catholic Charities programs around the country.
"This is more than just prayers for the justices; this is more than just prayers for DACA recipients. This is also prayers for ourselves because we have a long way to go. ..."
Pressing issues raised by the bishops included the priesthood shortage, gun violence, young people leaving the church and the need to provide support services for pregnant women.
He has served as conference vice president for the past three years with his presidential post beginning once this fall assembly ends.
A working group of bishops identified four action-oriented priorities categorized under: evangelization, human life and dignity, vocations and protect/heal God's children.
Despite an enemy plane zooming straight at him with machine guns blazing, not one piece of lead penetrated the cockpit.