Local leadership program expands to Los Angeles

A two-year program created to develop Catholic leaders within the professional world is expanding beyond the Diocese of Phoenix in a move that reflects the success and popularity of the still relatively young initiative.

Vincentians launch prayer campaign

“Let us always pray for one another.” Those were among the first words Pope Francis ever shared and exemplified from the papal balcony. They’re also similar to verbiage now floating among the vast community associated with Phoenix’s Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

Msgr. Michael O’Grady, retired rector of Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral, dies at 85

Msgr. Michael O’Grady, retired rector of Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral, passed way in his sleep July 13 in his native Ireland. The monsignor was among the “Foreign-Born Irish,” or “FBI” priests that had been in the Diocese of Phoenix from the beginning.

Patriotism, love of God on display during Independence Day Mass, Rosary

While red might be the color we most closely associate with Jesus’ death on the Cross; red, white and blue were the colors filling St. Thomas the Apostle Church as the Diocese of Phoenix marked the nation’s 243rd birthday with its annual Independence Day Prayer for America and Rosary for the United States.

Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill ends 63-year-ministry in Diocese of Phoenix

The Diocese of Phoenix has 134 religious sisters in about 30 communities serving within its boundaries.

Profiles in Mission: Sara Mitchell

I’m part of the Office of Mission Advancement where I work with a team for the “Together Let Us Go Forth ~ Juntos Sigamos Adelante” Campaign which is a campaign for discipleship and evangelization in our diocese.

Diocese responds law firm’s to planned press conference on clergy sex abuse

The Diocese of Phoenix released a statement upon hearing of a scheduled press conference being held in Downtown Phoenix today where a law firm known for litigating clergy sexual abuse cases around the country will announce the names, histories and photographs of 109 clerics accused of child sexual abuse in the diocese.

NAU Newman Center promotes discipleship, evangelization on campus

This summer, rising sophomore Noah Olono is participating in Crossroads, a pro-life walk across the country.

God’s graces reflected in modern splendor, simple centuries-old chapel

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. — As we bed down for the night, we look back on a day filled with contrasting images that spoke to our sense of worship.

Modern cathedrals, historic missions and a painting with a remarkable story

The extra half hour to prepare belied the busy schedule we would have on the second day of our California pilgrimage.