Meet the new principals for the 2023-24 school year

As the new academic year begins, six Catholic schools in the Diocese of Phoenix welcome new leaders. Leslie Barasha hails from the East coast, growing...

PARENTING SMARTS – Helping kids find their path to holiness

By Dr. MaryRuth Hackett, Together Let Us Go Forth ~ Juntos Sigamos Adelante Magazine When I converted to Catholicism, it seemed that everyone wanted to...

Diocese to hold 2nd Mass of Remembrance for suicide victims

PHOENIX -- For the family or friends of an individual who dies by suicide, the pain, grief and despair can be devastating. Without a spiritual and emotional support system, the anguish can be compounded with a deep sense of loneliness.

Faithful venerate Knights of Columbus founder at feast day Mass

Eduardo and Sara Alvarez had already planned to attend the feast day celebration for Blessed Michael McGivney on Aug. 13 at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral in Phoenix. But what was originally meant to celebrate and venerate the founder of the Knights of Columbus became a prayer for his intercession for their son, Eduardo, Jr., who was born premature the previous Monday, Aug. 7, and was still in the NICU.

NEWS BRIEF: Seminarians edge priests in overtime at JPII Classic

A record crowd of over 1,500 fans witnessed the first-ever overtime on Friday night in the JPII Classic basketball game between the priests and...

Diocese of Phoenix Charity and Development Appeal donates $50,000 to The Matthew 19:14 Project

Funds will help teachers support students with special needs PHOENIX – The Diocese of Phoenix Charity and Development Appeal has granted The Matthew 19:14...

NEWS BRIEF: Rosters set for Friday’s JPII Basketball Classic

The uniforms are clean, the basketballs are inflated, and the rosters are set for the 8th Annual JPII Classic that tips-off on Friday, August 11th at 7 p.m. at Brophy College Preparatory (BCP) in downtown Phoenix.  The annual basketball game between priests and seminarians from the Diocese of Phoenix is a family-friendly event to support vocations.

Teens find answers to the burning questions in their hearts through Diocesan leadership program

Who am I? What was I created for? Why is there evil in the world and what does authentic love look like? These are some of the many questions that stir in every human heart; the same questions that Michael Villanueva, coordinator of the John Paul II Center for Theology of the Body at the Diocese of Phoenix, has a deep passion for. 

Rediscovering Catholicism: Former atheist returns to Church after watching YouTube debate

By Joyce Coronel, Together Let Us Go Forth ~ Juntos Sigamos Adelante Magazine When Chris Vitale settles in to tell his story, it’s hard to...

FSL announces new chairperson of the Board of Directors

PHOENIX – FSL (Foundation for Senior Living) is pleased to announce the appointment of local Medicaid system expert and nonprofit advocate Ed Fischer, Partner...