Professional organization for young adult Catholics resumes monthly meetups May 1

Professionalism is one of the best ways we can draw young people into the Church, said the Phoenix chapter president of Young Catholic Professionals.

Campaign connects Korean mission parishioners with greater diocese

Tucked away in West Chandler, St. Columba Kim is home to around 250 Korean Catholics in the Diocese of Phoenix.

NAU students bring cross to secular world with public stations through campus

FLAGSTAFF — Northern Arizona University students walking to class turned their heads the afternoon of April 19 to see a gathering of nearly 100 Catholic students and community members singing solemnly, with two students carrying a large wooden cross.

Jesus humbled Himself in washing feet, Bishop Nevares tells parishioners at Gila River mission

SACATON — Jesus’ humility was on full display with the act of washing the Twelve Apostles’ feet during the Last Supper, said Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares at the Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper April 18 at St. Anne Native American Mission on the Gila River Indian Reservation.

Bishop urges abuse survivors to turn to Jesus for healing at biannual liturgy

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted urged survivors of sexual abuse by clergy and others — both within and outside the Catholic Church — to trust the love of Jesus for their ultimate healing and their leading away from the path of pain and anguish.

Jesus’ Passion spurs intimate look at premature death, its risks

Jesus was no stranger to suffering, both mental and physical, but none of life's woes moved Him to expedite His death beyond God's timeline.

After difficult year, bishop urges priests to build up one another during annual Chrism...

“Beloved sons … are you resolved to renew in the presence of your bishop and God’s holy people, the promises you once made?” asked Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted as the more than 100 priests standing in the pews of Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral before him listened, then each answered in unison, “I am.”

Church takes ‘sense’able approach for Holy Week Masses

Whether it's seeing the masses wearing red and holding palm branches outside of church, smelling incense and holy oil or hearing the realistic sounds of Christ being crucified, Holy Week offers plenty for the senses to absorb.

Fr. Matt Feit: (1923-2019)

Fr. Matthias (Matt) Feit, founding pastor of St. James the Greater Parish in Glendale, and retired pastor of two other parishes, died March 31. He was 95.

Dcn. Bill DeMarco: (1943-2019)

His 12 years of diaconal ministry spanned a pair of large parishes and a pair of Native American missions where he offered marriage preparation alongside his wife.