Local students named winners of art contest

The CCHD/CRS Office is proud to announce the winners of the first annual Creating on the Margins art contest!

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.

Sun City pastor reflects on friendship with Father Stu Long, subject of forthcoming Mark...

The worst day in the late Father Stuart Long’s life was the day the rector at Mount Angel Seminary in St. Benedict, Oregon, told him that he would not be recommending him for ordination. Father Long’s inclusion body myositis — a rare, incurable autoimmune disease affecting the muscular system that eventually took his life in 2014 — had progressed to the point where the rector was concerned whether the seminarian would be able to carry out his sacramental duties as a priest.

NEWS BRIEF: Local synod report to be published July 18

After months of consultation with dozens of parishes and Catholic and non-Catholic organizations in the Diocese of Phoenix, the 2021-2023 Synod report compiled by Fr. John Nahrgang, Vicar for Evangelization and Education, has been completed.

NEWS BRIEF: Catholic Education Arizona celebrates 25 years of support to Catholic schools

The Diocese of Phoenix recognizes Catholic Education Arizona as a Guardian of Hope for this year’s Night of Hope. Thank you for supporting Catholic education for 25 years!

Mount Claret Retreat Center kicks off capital campaign with $100k lead gift

A bold vision to enhance the Mount Claret Retreat Center experience is off to a strong start. Nestled at the base of Camelback Mountain,...

New Vicar of Evangelization eager to witness ‘authentic communion with God and others’

Bishop Olmsted has appointed Fr. John Nahrgang as the new Vicar of Evangelization for the Diocese of Phoenix.

These sisters act on athleticism to spread Gospel

Nuns are on the run, right on a mid-campus soccer field. Their brown habits flare behind them, sprinting after a soccer ball, when a student runs smack into strong Sister Kelly and crumbles to the turf.

Supreme Court sides with Arizona in death penalty cases

In a 6-3 ruling May 23, the Supreme Court said two Arizona death-row inmates could not present new evidence of ineffective counsel they said they received in state trials during their federal appeals.

NEWS BRIEF: André House of Arizona Announces New Executive Director

André House of Arizona (André House) is pleased to announce that John C. Delaney, II will be joining André House on September 1, 2022 as its next Executive Director and will be the first lay person to serve in this role.