59 graduate from Kino Institute

It’s no accident that, before receiving their certificates, the 59 local Catholics who graduated from the Kino Institute joined Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo Nevares for...

NEXT UP: Two enter final year of preparation before priestly ordination

What happened at the May 27 diaconal ordination Mass at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral went “far beyond human affirmation,” according to Bishop Thomas...

Knights of Columbus council awards 21 scholarships

MESA — The Knights of Columbus at St. Bridget Parish awarded 21 scholarships to local high school and college Catholics Sunday. The men doled out $13,000,...

Memorial Day Masses at Catholic Cemeteries

Catholic Cemeteries throughout the Phoenix Diocese will be honoring "valiant men and women who have helped ensure our peace" this Memorial Day. St. Francis Cemetery,...

Fortnight for Freedom June 21-July 4

On April 12, the Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued a document, "Our First, Most...

Schools display case: May accomplishments

School ends for most Catholic campuses in the diocese this week. That hasn’t stopped many students from continuing to grow in the faith nor...

Local catechists celebrate ministry milestones

Six of the  146 local confirmation and First Communion Masses scheduled this spring will get underway this week. Overall, more than 25,000 children participated...

Gov. Brewer signs religious liberty bill; HB 2625 becomes law

Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation May 11 that allows religiously affiliated employers to opt out of coverage for contraceptives and abortifacients. The issue has...

Three Phoenix seminarians graduate from Josephinum

Three Phoenix seminarians studying for the priesthood earned bachelor degrees May 12 from the Pontifical College Josephinum. It marked completion of the first phase...

Fifth-graders fill Gift Ark for struggling families worldwide

GLENDALE — It’s one thing to know the story of Noah’s Ark and the pairs of animals inside. It’s entirely another to buy such...