Area’s Catholic medical professionals gather for prayer, worship at annual White Mass

Catholic medical professionals from throughout the Diocese gathered for prayer, worship, and a message from someone who should know a thing or two about perseverance under the most trying conditions.

Cardinal Pell says prison helped him understand Christ’s suffering

Australian Cardinal George Pell, jailed for more than a year for sex abuse crimes he ultimately was cleared of, said the experience enabled him to understand suffering as a redemptive process that allows one to identify closely with Christ.

New monastery completed and blessed for Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration

On August 11, 2021, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted solemnly blessed the new Our Lady of Solitude Monastery in Tonopah, AZ.

‘It was beautiful’: Eucharistic Procession takes Christ to ASU campus

Nearly 100 years ago, the world had just emerged from its first global war —World War I. Pervasive unemployment mixed with pessimism. Secularism and atheism were on the rise...

Brophy College Preparatory Announces Leadership Transition Plan

The board of trustees of Brophy College Preparatory, a private, Jesuit, Catholic high school for boys, today announced its long-term plans for leadership succession.

Supernatural vision: At St. John Paul II Catholic High School, students are formed...

It began with an invitation from Christ: to become totally His as a consecrated religious sister. Thirty years ago, Sister Mary Jordan Hoover, OP, said yes and entered the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia.

Faith, prayer and work lead St. Benedict parishioners on final journey to new church

Construction is expected to begin within several weeks on a new church for St. Benedict Parish in the far southeast corner of Phoenix, a project that will give the parish a permanent church home seventeen years after it moved into a converted gym on parish property.

Parish that started with hay bale pews has permanent home

After nearly 20 years and four temporary worship spaces, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted led parishioners of what was once known as the “Trailer Park Parish” from their fourth and final temporary worship space  — a white square building — to their permanent home.

Jesuit schools join faith-based voices on immigration, environment

With the U.S. Capitol at his back, Darian Benitez Sanchez Nov. 8 told the story of how his father used to take him to high school math competitions on weekends in Arizona, where he attended the Jesuit-run Brophy College Preparatory high school, and how his dad would wait hours for him inside a locked car.

‘Go to Joseph:’ ‘Gateway to the Grand Canyon’ parish hosting pilgrims for one more...

About 5 million tourists pass through this small town just west of Flagstaff known as the “Gateway to the Grand Canyon,” with its other claim to fame being the last city on the Historic Route 66 to be bypassed by Interstate 40. But for one more month, Catholic tourists, among others, can also be pilgrims.