Marian consecrations often involve a 33-day preparation period which end on the vigil of a Marian feast day. Kid-friendly options are also available.
When the Diocese hosts the 44th annual Arizona Rosary Celebration later this month, it will be even more than an installment of an annual rite promoting prayer and intercession through the Rosary while honoring the Blessed Mother.
His legacy also includes contributions to Catholic education locally and nationally.
It was a feat of logistics plus grace that resulted in about almost 500 couples from 60-some parishes experiencing a day of inspiration and community meant to bolster their marriages.
Three Phoenix seminarians knelt at the Altar of the Chair of St. Peter in Rome Oct. 3 as a U.S. bishop ordained them and 28 others deacons in the Papal Basilica of St. Peter.
“Teaching is a very physical profession, so we’re moving frequently, but the Workplace Walking Challenge allows us to find small, impactful ways to bolster our efforts,” the preschool director said.
Creighton University, an Omaha, Nebraska-based Jesuit university that has operated a health sciences program in Phoenix for more than a decade, formally broke ground for a new $100 million, 180,000 square-foot health sciences campus in a major expansion of the area’s only Catholic medical school.
Five young men are the first seminarians in the Diocese of Phoenix’s 50-year history to begin seminary life within diocesan boundaries.
Every year, Catholics are asked to prayerfully consider how much they will pledge in service to others, acting as the heart and hands of Jesus Christ.
Its student population stands at 230, but the school is well-known across Phoenix’s six-digit South Mountain community.