News Brief: St. Mary’s Knights next on Dolan listening tour

Bishop John Dolan continued his tour of high schools in the Catholic Diocese of Phoenix today as part of his “Listening Tour,” visiting St. Mary's High School in Phoenix. In addition to meeting with students, faculty, and staff, he celebrated Mass with the student body and toured the campus.

Red Mass ushers in political, legal year with Bishop’s call to seek Holy Spirit’s...

A new year and a new look to Arizona’s government met with over a half-century of tradition in the Diocese of Phoenix this month.

NEWS BRIEF: Dolan listening tour stops at Seton Catholic

Bishop John Dolan continued his tour of high schools in the Catholic Diocese of Phoenix today as part of his “Listening Tour,” visiting Seton Catholic Preparatory in Chandler. In addition to meeting with students, faculty, and staff, he celebrated Mass with the student body before being led on a tour of the campus by student ambassadors.

NEWS BRIEF: Bishop Dolan reminds attorneys, judges of God’s love for them during annual...

Roman Catholic members of Arizona’s legal profession, including judges, lawyers, clerks and paralegals gathered at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary in downtown for the 53rd annual Red Mass Wednesday night.

MLK’s emphasis on human dignity rooted in faith in Christ, says St. Josephine pastor

Following an African tradition in which community members bring baskets of food and other material goods to the altar during the offertory, student representatives from Catholic schools throughout the diocese carried donations of non-perishable foods to be donated to St. Josephine Bakhita Mission Parish’s food pantry during the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Mass Jan. 14.

Dialogue between Christians, Muslims and Jews inspires peace, greater understanding

A rabbi, a priest and a Muslim walk into a diocesan building on a Sunday morning.

Catholics mourn death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Roman Catholics around the globe are mourning the loss of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, who passed away in Rome today at the age of 95. A native of Germany, Benedict served as the pope of the Catholic Church for over seven years (2005 to 2013), before announcing his resignation on February 28, 2013, becoming the first pope in almost 600 years to resign from the papacy. He was the 265th pope in the 2,000-plus year history of the Church. 

NEWS BRIEF: Bishop Dolan on Take 2 with Jerry & Debbie

The Most Reverend John P. Dolan was ordained a priest for the Diocese of San Diego, Calif., July 1, 1989. He was ­installed as...

NEWS BRIEF: Dolan celebrates first Christmas Masses as bishop of Phoenix

On Saturday, December 24, Bishop Dolan celebrated the Christmas Eve evening Mass in Spanish at St. Mary's Parish in Chandler and the Christmas Eve midnight Mass at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral in Phoenix.