With CDA support, Catholic Charities helps veterans get back on their feet

Several months ago, Richard, an Army veteran, had no housing and was camping in the woods after he left his job to take care of his father in Utah who had cancer.

Junior high student art goes public, stays local

Passengers who get on and off at the Valley’s newest light rail station will be exposed to artwork and haikus created by students at Christ the King, whose Mesa school sits just a mile away.

Laughter Tim Conway ‘gave world will never be replaced,’ says daughter

Conway had a lot of ups and downs, but he once told Catholic News Service in an interview that he was able to weather it all because of his Catholic faith.

Memorial of Servant of God Fr. Edward Flanagan

Fr. Flanagan is most famous for founding Boys Town, an orphanage for boys that grew into a major provider for at-risk children and families.

Diocese to welcome two new priests June 1

The faithful will see two ordination Masses within one week and two men ordained at each. Both are at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral.

Jesus is always ready to help free people from evil, pope says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians recognize life’s great paradox that so much evil and temptation exist in the world, but that God is always present, too, ready to help and give people the strength to persevere, Pope Francis said.
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Pope advances sainthood causes, including Brazil’s ‘Mother Teresa’

He recognized the miracle needed for the canonization of the Brazilian nun and advanced the sainthood causes of four men and three other women.

Not ruling on apparitions, pope allows pilgrimages to Medjugorje

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Parishes and dioceses are now allowed to organize official pilgrimages to Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina, but it must be clear that the Catholic Church has not recognized as authentic the alleged Marian apparitions there.

Feast of St. Matthias the Apostle

Matthias, whose name means “gift of God”, was the disciple chosen to replace Judas Iscariot as one of the Twelve Apostles.

Annual communication campaign helps homebound experience love of Christ

Gloria and Ralph Magaña, parishioners at St. Andrew the Apostle in Chandler, are homebound due to infirmity but still feel connected to their church and the Diocese of Phoenix thanks to the weekly broadcast of the Mass from Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral.