NEWS BRIEF: Bishop Dolan hosts Phoenix presbyteral council for the first time

Bishop John Dolan held his first presbyteral council meeting today at the Diocesan Pastoral Center in downtown Phoenix.

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: Bishop Dolan kicks off diocesan ‘listening tour’ at schools, parishes

As part of Bishop John P. Dolan’s efforts to better know the Diocese of Phoenix, one of his top priorities is to listen to parishioners, priests, deacons, religious, school leaders, students, and charitable partners over the next several months to better understand the needs and concerns of one of the fastest growing dioceses in the United States.

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: 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: Catholic Education Arizona celebrates 25 years of support to Catholic schools

The Diocese of Phoenix recognizes Catholic Education Arizona as a Guardian of Hope for this year’s Night of Hope. Thank you for supporting Catholic education for 25 years!

NEWS BRIEF: Third prayer vigil this year for an end to the death penalty

Msgr. Peter Dai Bui, vicar for clergy of the Diocese of Phoenix, led a one-hour prayer vigil Tuesday night at St. Mary's Basilica in downtown Phoenix, the evening before the scheduled execution of Murray Hooper.

NEWS BRIEF: Johanna Warner of Phoenix is elected to serve on national board of...

The National Christ Child Society (NCCS), one of the nation’s oldest organizations dedicated to serving the needs of under-resourced children, has announced the appointment of Johanna Warner of Phoenix as a director at large of its national board of directors. The new slate of officers for the 2022-2024 term was made official at the NCCS National Convention in Tucson on September 17, 2022.

NEWS BRIEF: 17th annual Bill Folz Memorial Golf for Vocations Tournament

The 17th annual Bill Folz Memorial Golf for Vocations Tournament established an all-time record on Thursday at the Legacy Golf Resort, raising over $77,000 to support vocations to the priesthood in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix. The sold-out event included over 25 priests and seminarians who participated in the 18-hole, best ball format.

NEWS BRIEF: Love is greater than fear when walking with moms in need

On a sunny October weekend, the Diocese of Phoenix held its first LOVE > FEAR Conference, a Walking with Moms in Need formation event. Over a hundred enthusiastic parish leaders and volunteers brought their teams to pray and be formed for the mission of accompanying pregnant and parenting moms in need in a post-Roe world.