Life Choices shelters new life for unborn, family stability via CDA funds

For Celeste and her husband of 17 years, the thought of having another child was too much for them to bear.

Santa Fe’s new archbishop says his place ‘is squarely in your midst’

In his homily for his installation Mass June 4 as the new archbishop of Santa Fe, Archbishop John C. Wester recalled that Christ is represented symbolically as both the Good Shepherd and the Lamb of God.

New crucifix reinforces highly visited Sedona chapel as pilgrimage site

SEDONA — A new bronze crucifix in the Chapel of the Holy Cross serves as a focal point for visitors to the chapel, said Fr. Kieran Kleczewski, pastor of the chapel and of St. John Vianney Parish in Sedona.

Science project sparked Colorado girl’s water project for town in Kenya

After life-altering changes in Kenya, she went on to change lives in Honduras, India and Uganda.

To accompany and to enlighten

Today I wish to consider the shepherding work of priests, who, in spiritual guidance and in confession, seek to help others to encounter the Amoris Laetitia, the “Joy of Love.” Earlier this year, Pope Francis, who has made Confession a constant theme of his pontificate, wrote in his recent book, “The Name of God is Mercy,” “It is important that I go to Confession, that I sit in front of a priest who embodies Jesus, that I kneel before Mother Church, called to dispense the mercy of Christ. There is objectivity in this gesture of genuflection before the priest; it becomes the vehicle through which grace reaches and heals me.”

Advent tradition takes Phoenix Catholics to Navajo Nation

The Church is already halfway through Advent, the first season of the new liturgical year, a time to prepare to welcome anew the infant Jesus at Christmastime as well as His promised second coming.

Mission is seeking family members you don’t know yet, pope tells Thais

It was a message he told a stadium full of Massgoers and hospital staff. It's about sparking "a fire of hope" to reach out like the early missionaries.

1,200 attend Diocese’s World Day of the Sick Healing Mass

"At any stage of our life, we're all sick. And we need this kind of healing Mass," said one of the co-chair's for the Mass and health fair that followed.

Lent: Silent prayer in a noisy digital world

We know there is something more than this material world in which we bumble around every day. Lent affords us 40 days to re-focus on that.

Pope: Through the Holy Spirit, God’s word can tear down divisive walls

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — When the Holy Spirit speaks to men and women through the word of those who evangelize, it ignites a power strong enough to break down the barriers that divide the human family, Pope Francis said.