NEWS BRIEF: Phoenix Sons eke out victory over Church Fathers in JPII Classic

In a game that came down to the final minutes, the Phoenix Sons (seminarians) secured a 39-37 win over the Church Fathers (priests).

NEWS BRIEF: Catholic leaders among 2022 ATHENA nominees

Three Catholic leaders in the Diocese of Phoenix were recognized Wednesday evening as nominees for the 35th Annual ATHENA Awards.

NEWS BRIEF: Matthew 19:14 Project Opens Applications for Fall Grant Cycle

The Matthew 19:14 Project has opened their bi-annual grant cycle to provide much needed funding for support and professional development addressing special education needs among the staff of Catholic schools across the state of Arizona.

NEWS BRIEF: André House of Arizona Announces New Executive Director

André House of Arizona (André House) is pleased to announce that John C. Delaney, II will be joining André House on September 1, 2022 as its next Executive Director and will be the first lay person to serve in this role.

NEWS BRIEF: SVdP Phoenix announces Shannon Clancy as CEO

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Phoenix Diocesan Council (SVdP) is pleased to announce Shannon Clancy as its new Chief Executive Officer. A Phoenix native, Shannon is the first female CEO for the Arizona nonprofit in its 76-year history and will assume leadership on Oct. 1. 

NEWS BRIEF: Universal ESAs broaden access to Catholic education, homeschooling

On July 7, Arizona governor Doug Ducey signed HB 2853, expanding Arizona's empowerment scholarship account (ESA) program to include all school-aged children in the state.

NEWS BRIEF: Bishop unveils new Diocesan Office of Mental Health

When Most Rev. John P. Dolan became bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix, he knew he wanted to start an office to address those suffering from mental health problems, including people considering taking their own life.

NEWS BRIEF: SPO Appoints New President for First Time in History

Saint Paul’s Outreach (SPO) announced today the appointment of David Fischer as their new President. The position was previously held by Gordon DeMarais, who founded the organization in 1985.

NEWS BRIEF: Local Catholic high school achieves National Blue Ribbon recognition

On Sept. 16, the U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona recognized 297 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2022. Notre Dame Preparatory High School was one of four Arizona schools and one of 24 national private schools to earn this honor. 

NEWS BRIEF: Spanish Charismatic Renewal concert unites young people in praise

More than 150 teens and young adults from all over the diocese gathered on a recent September night for the first in-person event hosted by Cris Joven since 2019.