NEWS BRIEF: Racial Healing and Reconciliation Mass

Last week, St. Pius Catholic Church in downtown Phoenix hosted a special Mass for Racial Healing and Reconciliation on the anniversary of the murder...

NEWS BRIEF: Bishop Olmsted Prepares Us for Pentecost

As we approach Pentecost this weekend, Bishop Olmsted reminds us to be attentive to the Holy Spirit at work in our lives every day.

NEWS BRIEF: Prayer Vigil at St. Mary’s Basilica

Bishop Olmsted led a one-hour prayer vigil Tuesday night at St. Mary’s Basilica in downtown Phoenix, the evening before the scheduled execution of Frank...

NEWS BRIEF: Prayer Service for Racial Healing

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted and Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares held a prayer service in Thanksgiving for racial healing and reconciliation Tuesday afternoon in the Virginia G. Piper Chapel at the Diocesan Pastoral Center in downtown Phoenix.

NEWS BRIEF: New mission for the pastoral care and evangelization of African Americans and...

Bishop Olmsted was pleased to announce the establishment of a new mission for the pastoral care and evangelization of African Americans and Black Catholics.

NEWS BRIEF: Refuge Café makes way for affordable housing

Catholic Charities announced a new Acacia Heights II Affordable Housing Community at a special groundbreaking-blessing event on Thursday afternoon.

NEWS BRIEF: Local synod report to be published July 18

After months of consultation with dozens of parishes and Catholic and non-Catholic organizations in the Diocese of Phoenix, the 2021-2023 Synod report compiled by Fr. John Nahrgang, Vicar for Evangelization and Education, has been completed.

NEWS BRIEF: Take the bishops out to the ball game

For the first time ever, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix has created a diocesan-wide group outing at an Arizona Diamondbacks baseball game next month.

NEWS BRIEF: Secretary to the Nuncio at St. Francis of Assisi Mission

Ahead of his role at the Installation Mass for Bishop Dolan on Tuesday, Monsignor Luca Caveada, the Secretary of the Apostolic Nunciature of the United States to the Holy See, celebrated Mass on Sunday at St. Francis of Assisi Mission. The Mass included a special celebration of the feast of St. Kateri Tekakwitha (July 14).

NEWS BRIEF: ‘Be good, be loved, be blessed’: John P. Dolan installed as 5th...

The Diocese of Phoenix installed Most Rev. John P. Dolan as its fifth bishop Tuesday in a Mass filled with ceremony, joyous and reverent hymns and an address by the new bishop that called upon Catholics as well as people of all faiths to be “good, love and blessed.”