Become a part of the Franciscan Friars of the Holy Spirit’s Mission at FriarQ

The parish hall at St. Bernard of Clairvaux in Scottsdale was packed on February 25, 2023, everyone clinging to the words of Sr. Martha...

NEWS BRIEF: Bishop Dolan announces new Pastoral Council

Bishop John Dolan announced his new Pastoral Council for the Diocese of Phoenix on Sunday during Mass at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral in Phoenix. The 22-member council, comprised of clergy, religious and laity, attended the Mass, which aired live across the diocese on AZTV, Channel 7. An initiative established in October of 1965 as one of the many positive results of Vatican II, the pastoral council’s role is to investigate, consider, and to formulate practical conclusions about those things which pertain to pastoral works. Its president is the diocesan bishop.

NEWS BRIEF: Diocese presents first-ever Interfaith Mental Health Meeting

Presented by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, the first-ever Interfaith Mental Health Meeting was held on Friday at the Creighton University School of...

Santa Shop gives St. Mary-Basha Catholic school students an opportunity to Christmas shop for...

Usually, they’re on the receiving end, but children at St. Mary-Basha Catholic School in Chandler had a chance to play Santa themselves. Hosted by...

Local retreat center Receives grant from The Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation for Mental...

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. — The Franciscan Renewal Center recently received a generous grant from The Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation to support the Mental...

NEWS BRIEF: Seton Catholic’s Karen Self wins 800th career game

Seton Catholic Head Girls Basketball Coach Karen Self reached another milestone in her illustrious career, winning her 800th career game as the Sentinels took...

St. Mary-Basha Catholic School Receives AED Grant

Last year, millions of people around the world watched in disbelief as Damar Hamlin, a professional football player for the NFL's Buffalo Bills, experienced Sudden Cardiac...

NEWS BRIEF: Br. Scott Slattum passes away

It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing into eternal life of our beloved Br. Scott Slattum, OFM, who served at St. Mary’s Basilica in downtown Phoenix since 2017 and recently was named Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Diocese of Phoenix, in addition to his work at the Basilica. Sadly, Br. Scott had a fatal heart attack Sunday evening.

NEWS BRIEF: Paul Mulligan receives prestigious award at Arizona Interfaith Movement’s Golden Rule Banquet

Each year Arizona Interfaith Movement honors individuals, businesses, organizations, and youth who exemplify the Golden Rule – treating others as you would like to be treated – in their lives and in our community. Catholic Charities President and CEO, Paul Mulligan, accepted the Darl Andersen Honoree award at the November 9th Golden Rule Banquet award ceremony held at the Mesa Convention Center.

Raymond Arroyo brings classic family Christmas concert to the Phoenix Orpheum, Saturday November 25

Jazz “Christmas Merry & Bright” concert debuts live performances from newly released bestselling music album, already topping Billboard, Amazon & Barnes & Noble Charts Los...