NEWS BRIEF: Lowry Named Episcopal Vicar of the North

Over 20 priests, representing three Arizona counties, joined Bishop John P. Dolan on Friday in Flagstaff for the installation Mass for Rev. Matt Lowry as Episcopal Vicar of the North.  The special Mass took place at Holy Trinity Newman Center.

NEWS BRIEF: Bishop Dolan Celebrates Priestly Ordination at Cathedral

Bishop John Dolan celebrated the Priestly Ordination of Gabriel Sabado and Miguel Solis at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral on Saturday morning, June 3, 2023.  He was joined by Auxillary Bishop Eduardo Nevares, Bishop Emeritus Thomas Olmsted and several priests, deacons and seminarians before a standing room only crowd at the Cathedral.  

NEWS BRIEF: [X(avier) + 2 Gators] x [Service] = Math Magicians Camp

Xavier students to share love of math with children with learning challenges

NEWS BRIEF: Diocese honors fallen soldiers at Red, White and Blue Mass

Given that Memorial Day was established to honor and remember all military personnel killed in the line of duty, it seemed fitting that the Catholic community would also pray for their souls with a Mass.

NEWS BRIEF: Catholic Education Arizona Launches New Non-Tax Division

Catholic Education Arizona, the largest Catholic School Tuition Organization (STO) in Arizona, launched a new division to meet unmet student scholarship need. The new...

NEWS BRIEF: Diocese Celebrates Ordination to the Diaconate of Jesus Martinez on Pentecost Sunday

Several priests, deacons and seminarians from around the Diocese of Phoenix joined Bishop John Dolan and Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo Nevares on Pentecost Sunday for the Ordination to the Diaconate of Jesus Martinez. The special Mass took place at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral in Phoenix and was televised live across the state of Arizona on AZTV Channel 7.

NEWS BRIEF: Office of Mission Advancement Welcomes New Executive Director

The Diocese of Phoenix is pleased to welcome Debbie DiCarlo as the new Executive Director for the Office of Mission Advancement. In her new role,...

NEWS BRIEF: St. Joseph the Worker celebrates 35 years, honors CDA support

St. Joseph the Worker on Tuesday honored the Diocese of Phoenix for its longtime support of the charitable organization through grants from the Charity and Development Appeal (CDA).

NEWS BRIEF: Arizona State Knights of Columbus Hold Annual Convention

The Arizona State Knights of Columbus concluded their 116th Annual State Convention this past weekend in Scottsdale, Ariz., with over 150 delegates representing local councils from around the state.  Over 10 communities were represented, including Yuma, Bullhead City, Flagstaff, Sierra Vista, Show Low, Tucson, and the Phoenix area.

NEWS BRIEF: First-ever Green Mass for Mental Health Professionals

The Diocese of Phoenix held a first-ever “Green Mass” on Sunday at Ss. Simon & Jude Cathedral in Phoenix. The Mass, celebrated by Bishop John Dolan, was to thank and pray for mental health professionals from across the valley for their service in helping those in need.