Spiritual warfare: Are you armed and ready for battle?

There were maybe a dozen or so of us in the Bible study group, seated on comfortable chairs, a candle flickering on the table in the center of the room as we discussed a chapter of Acts.

St. Vincent de Paul breaks ground for new resource center

“We needed to find a community with hearts full of love and all of you were there,” Shannon Clancy told invited guests, many who supported the capital campaign.

Superintendent bids farewell — Champion of Catholic education closes chapter on distinguished career

MaryBeth Mueller’s tenure as a leader in Catholic education is coming to a close, but her passion that fueled decades of leadership resulting in national recognition remains undimmed.The superintendent and director of the diocesan Division of Education and Evangelization is retiring next month, following 31 years of service.

‘This is home’ — St. Juan Diego church in Chandler opens doors for first...

Crowds rivaled that of Easter and Christmas when Massgoers arrived before the previous one let out. The occasion marked a 12-year journey for St. Mary Parish, which includes St. Juan Diego Church, and gave many of its 4,700 or so families a church closer to their homes.

Freedom aided by prayer: First Saturday Devotion

Can prayer change the direction of history? Are prayer and acts of penance capable of preventing nuclear annihilation? Can prayers and penance increase our freedom? “Yes, yes and yes.”

Iraqi immigrant mother holds to faith, heritage in U.S.

Maureen Antwan's 17-year-old son sees many possibilities here and wishes his mother would not worry so much about his future.

Fatima seers become Church’s youngest non-martyred saints [VIDEO]

FATIMA, Portugal (CNS) — Standing before the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, Pope Francis canonized two shepherd children who saw Mary at Fatima, but more importantly, he said, they heeded the call to pray for sinners and trust in the Lord.

Pope: Honor the believing, tender Mary, not a ‘plaster statue’

FATIMA, Portugal (CNS) — Mary’s example of believing and following Jesus is what matters most; she cannot be some image “of our own making” who Christians barter with for mercy, Pope Francis said.

Holy Cross Cemetery honors mothers

The Catholic cemetery in Avondale helped those with loved ones buried there spiritually celebrate Mother's Day.

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Blessed Virgin Mary appearing to three little shepherds in the small town of Fatima, Portugal. Our Lady entrusted to them a message for the world: pray for world peace and the conversion of sinners.