Apostles of Mercy — A Pastoral Letter to the Priests of the Diocese of...

Apostles of Mercy — A Pastoral Letter to the Priests of the Diocese of Phoenix from the Most Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted On the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation.

Notre Dame Prep grad earns another Gold Star

The six Catholic high schools serving the Phoenix Diocese offer a rigorous curriculum that prepares its graduates well for high school. Jessica Maxwell's latest Gold Star, her third straight one from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, is further proof that Catholic school graduates leave ready for college life and beyond.

Faith, academics celebrated during Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week, the annual affair which is held throughout dioceses across the nation, will celebrate the important role of Catholic education in shaping future leaders Jan. 27-Feb.2.

Nun, actor brings story of Sr. Dorothy Stang to stage

Adrian Dominican Sister Nancy Murray — a sibling of comedian Bill Murray — will bring her one-woman show, “Rooted in Love: The Life and Death Story of Sr. Dorothy Stang,” to Most Holy Trinity Feb. 2 and St. Steven in Sun Lakes Feb. 3.

Students seek public vote in Future City competition

The idea is to encourage junior high students to engage in science, technology, engineering and math concepts. A record 115 teams are competing at the state level this year topping the typical 92 or 93 since its inception 16 years ago. This time around, Scottsdale’s Our Lady of Perpetual Help students are the only ones from a diocesan Catholic school. All models and their accompanying essays are on display through Jan. 25 at the Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix. Public voting to select the best model — OLPH’s is No. 603 — ends Friday

‘American Papist’ calls young Catholics to greater pro-life commitment

Don’t hide that your pro-life, Catholic blogger Thomas Peters challenged a crowd of 300 young Catholics gathered Jan. 19.

Bishop Olmsted celebrates Mass for Unborn

The Gospel reading for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time focused on Jesus’ first miracle. One homily shortly thereafter linked it to the first...

Poirier to support Chaldean ‘Church of Martyrs’

Nationally acclaimed Catholic composer and vocalist Michael John Poirier will perform in a Feb. 8 concert at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral to benefit the Chaldean Catholic Church in Arizona.

Catholics Matter: Joyce Coronel: ‘Sun’ columnist highlights plight of Chaldean Catholics

Although fiction, Joyce Coronel has taken elements of her life growing up in Scottsdale and as a writer for The Catholic Sun to craft a story loosely based on the real hardships facing Chaldean Catholics living in the Middle East.

Notre Dame student headed to nation’s capital for inauguration

Notre Dame Prep. student may be the only student from Arizona attending the High School Presidential Inaugural Conference this month in Washington, D.C.