Welcome events create lasting friendships and encounter with Christ at Holy Trinity Newman Center

Northern Arizona University (NAU) junior Isaiah Padilla couldn’t hide his excitement as he explained the itinerary for Welcome Week at Holy Trinity Newman Center: “We climb a mountain, we go into underground volcano tubes, we have a dunk contest, we run across campus in the dark without adult supervision. It’s great.”

NEWS BRIEF: Catholic leaders among 2022 ATHENA nominees

Three Catholic leaders in the Diocese of Phoenix were recognized Wednesday evening as nominees for the 35th Annual ATHENA Awards.

NEWS BRIEF: Matthew 19:14 Project Opens Applications for Fall Grant Cycle

The Matthew 19:14 Project has opened their bi-annual grant cycle to provide much needed funding for support and professional development addressing special education needs among the staff of Catholic schools across the state of Arizona.

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.

NEWS BRIEF: SVdP Phoenix announces Shannon Clancy as CEO

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Phoenix Diocesan Council (SVdP) is pleased to announce Shannon Clancy as its new Chief Executive Officer. A Phoenix native, Shannon is the first female CEO for the Arizona nonprofit in its 76-year history and will assume leadership on Oct. 1. 

Inaugural Mass for St. Josephine Bakhita Parish Mission offers sense of belonging to African...

Decorated with banners bearing the Pan-African colors of red, green, and black and an image of St. Josephine Bakhita in the sanctuary in front of the altar, the St. Pius X Church building continued receiving visitors beyond capacity during a special liturgy Aug. 7.

NEWS BRIEF: Universal ESAs broaden access to Catholic education, homeschooling

On July 7, Arizona governor Doug Ducey signed HB 2853, expanding Arizona's empowerment scholarship account (ESA) program to include all school-aged children in the state.

NEWS BRIEF: Bishop unveils new Diocesan Office of Mental Health

When Most Rev. John P. Dolan became bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix, he knew he wanted to start an office to address those suffering from mental health problems, including people considering taking their own life.

Finding ‘the right fit’ for a Catholic high school takes discernment, time on campus

Before the Friday-night football games, prom plans and yearbook pictures find their way into a student’s repertoire, there’s a path to be discerned. It’s a path walked by eighth-graders and parents alike as they ask themselves where to begin the journey through high school.

Bishop unveils plans for new Mental Health Office at diocese’s first Mass for suicide...

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than twice as many people died in 2020 by their own hand than by someone else, and while the annual suicide rate actually dropped in 2019 and 2020 — the last years figures are available — it has risen sharply since 2000.