NEWS BRIEF: Rise Up & Witness: First Annual Global Celebration of Young People

Pope Francis invited Catholic churches around the world to renew and strengthen their celebration of the youth and young people on November 22, 2020. This took place in a Homily where the Holy Father said that we as a Church have a call to connect younger generations with “the Mystery of Jesus Christ, the Redeemer of Man” (Homily of His Holiness). He has thus instituted the Annual Global Celebration of Young People.

NEWS BRIEF: Brophy Students Partner with AZ Helping Hands

On Sunday, October 16, Soles 2 Souls, a local non-profit launched in 2021 by two high school students, partnered with Arizona Helping Hands to help children in foster care.

NEWS BRIEF: Seven men ordained to serve through the permanent diaconate

On Saturday, November 5, Most Rev. John P. Dolan, Bishop of Phoenix, ordained seven men to the permanent diaconate.

NEWS BRIEF: Million-dollar matching gift supports Catholic schools

At the 2022 virtual Night of Hope, Barbara Rechterman announced a generous gift in support of Diocese of Phoenix Catholic schools.

NEWS BRIEF: Diocese clarifies “Arizona Catholic Tribune” mailer

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix is in no way affiliated with or supportive of the “Arizona Catholic Tribune” publication that many have received in the mail or may have seen online in recent days.

NEWS BRIEF: St. Josephine Bakhita Parish Mission to Launch Emergency Food Pantry

In an October 24th letter to members of the Black Catholic Community and St. Josephine Bakhita Parish Mission, Fr. Andrew McNair announced the establishment of an Emergency Food Pantry to assist members of the community in need. 

NEWS BRIEF: Phoenix-area parish featured in new documentary from America Media

St Mary’s and St Juan Diego parish in Phoenix is one of four parishes featured in a new documentary released this week from American Media. “People of God” shows the different faith experiences and challenges facing Catholic parishes from across the country, illuminating their diversity and unity. It’s available now exclusively to America’s digital and print subscribers.

NEWS BRIEF: St. Mary-Basha is awarded $200,000 from the Stop For Arizona Education Awards

STOP for Arizona Education Awards totalling $2 million given to six outstanding Arizona education providers today! 

NEWS BRIEF: Signs from God- Miracles and their Meaning

Tim Francis, a nationally-known speaker who travels the country to help Catholics gain a deeper understanding of Christ’s real presence in the Eucharist, will...

NEWS BRIEF: Arizona bishops reflect on the 2022 election

The bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference invite you to prayerfully inform yourself about the issues on the ballot this November, form your conscience well, and vote accordingly.