St. John Paul II, Phoenix diocese’s newest high school, to graduate its first class...

A little over 4 years ago, ground was broken in the far West Valley for what would become the diocese’s newest high school. This week, 37 seniors will become St. John Paul II Catholic High School's first graduates.

Ill, caregivers invited to World Day of the Sick Mass May 22 in Scottsdale

The World Sick Day Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Olmsted on May 22 at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church in Scottsdale.

New Executive Director of the Franciscan Renewal Center Appointed by the Provincial Board of...

After 24 years of leadership as Executive Director of the Franciscan Renewal Center (FRC), Fr. Joseph Schwab, OFM, stepped down from his role on April 30, 2021, at his own request. He will leave for an extended sabbatical on July 1, 2021, to include time for rest, retreat, study, pilgrimage, and discernment of future ministry work.

‘Very special day’: Bishop celebrates new parish, installs pastor in growing northwest Valley

The Diocese of Phoenix has a new parish, and its shepherd is well-acquainted with its flock.

Bishop Olmsted Names Eugene Sweeney Principal of Notre Dame Prep

Eugene Sweeney, Ph.D. was named principal of Notre Dame Preparatory in Scottsdale on April 27, 2021.

Fr. McNair appointed chaplain to African American Catholic community

As Fr. Andrew McNair was introduced as the Diocese of Phoenix’s new chaplain to the African American community, a sense of excitement rippled through St. Pius X Church.

Bishop Olmsted installs new rector of Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral

Bishop Olmsted installed Fr. Camou as rector of Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral this past Sunday. As part of the rite of installation, Fr. Camou renewed his oath of fidelity and led his new flock in the Profession of the Catholic faith. This bears witness to his desire to serve them as a loving father, wise teacher, and faithful shepherd.

Bishop Olmsted, priests hope new Apostolic Exhortation on the Eucharist will inspire deeper faith,...

Bishop Thomas Olmsted captured the attention of Catholics in the days leading up to Easter with his new Apostolic Exhortation on the Eucharist.

In new Apostolic Exhortation, Bishop Olmsted calls clergy, religious and laity to deeper faith...

In new apostolic letter, Bishop Olmsted calls upon priests and laity to embrace a deeper love for and understanding of the Eucharist as the source and summit of the Catholic faith.

[Updated] Arizonans now have until May 17 to help Catholic agencies under state tax...

The IRS Extension to File 2020 Tax Returns by May 17, 2021, does not include an extension for AZ taxpayers to make their Individual Tax Credit Contribution. The deadline remains April 15, 2021 for the 2020 Tax Year.