Amid coronavirus, statewide ‘stay at home’ order, diocese provides resources to strengthen families’ faith...
Just because Masses have been suspended throughout the Diocese of Phoenix due to the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t mean the faithful are being left without ways to continue to grow spiritually this Lent.
Back 1964 when the Second Vatican Council promulgated Lumen Gentium and described the family as a domestic church, no one envisioned the COVID-19 crisis and just how crucial the nurturing of faith in the home would be.
Their methods have changed but their servant's heart remains unwavered.
Participation in the U.S. Census is not only constitutional, it’s biblical. St. Luke makes note of this when describing the birth of Jesus.
Employees forced to work at home. Restaurants and stores by the hundreds closed. Classrooms emptied of the familiar sights and sounds of children learning. The coronavirus pandemic has offered the world unprecedented challenges to daily living … and given Catholics an opportunity like none before to lean on God through His Word. That’s exactly what the Diocese of Phoenix’s first Biblical Studies Conference provided.
For the first time in 10 years, Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament will be present in the tabernacle at the historic St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.
“It’s knowing their neighbors, having relationships and being in a place where they know that they are seen and heard, and their dignity is held in a high regard.” said the head of resident services.
Whether it's adoration, public prayer in defense of life, Stations of the Cross or another type of prayer, Catholics use Lent to revamp their prayer habits.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. Catholic bishops are being asked to invite the parishes in their dioceses to join a nationwide effort called “Walking With Moms in Need: A Year of Service” from March 25 of this year through March 25, 2021.
The Mass that once drew the faithful together in body is now doing so in spirit.