Open house aims to bring school’s dream to further fruition

As summer vacation inches near, students might be tempted to daydream while at school. At St. Francis Xavier School, that’s okay. Students will soon have...

Scars remain: Mother rebuilds life after domestic violence

A Casa Grande police officer told her she needed to go to the emergency room. She brushed it off, said she was OK. She was...

Bishop to ordain new priest for the diocese June 2

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted will ordain Dan Vanyo to the priesthood during a 10 a.m. Mass June 2 at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral. The...

Sharing the Good News: Communications part of the new evangelization

In a world flush with instant communication via Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram, is it any wonder Pope Benedict XVI has taken to the...

Catholics unite in opposition to Obama’s support for same-sex marriage

National and local Catholic leaders are roundly criticizing President Barack Obama’s statement of support for same-sex marriage. He made the statement May 9 during a...

Spring athletes make their mark in history

Athletes at three Catholic schools made some historic feats during the spring season with plenty of other teams adding state or runner up trophies...

Local Catholic launches ‘Rosary for the USA’

As Manny Yrique prayed before the Blessed Sacrament, his heart was burdened with concerns about the United States and the level of animosity in...

New Arizona law cuts off all state funds to abortion providers

Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation May 4 that prevents the state of Arizona or any local government from using taxpayer dollars to contract with...

St. Joseph the Worker aids homeless job seekers

Being a job seeker is stressful enough without the added weight of being a home-seeker too. The challenging, but all-too-common duo makes up the bulk...

On the road again: Poirier to give farewell concert

World-renowned Catholic composer and musician Michael John Poirier will head back out on the road with his wife and three children this summer to...