Cursillistas in Diocese of Phoenix mark 60 years of transforming lives in diocese

Sixty years after the first Cursillo retreat was held in Phoenix — 10 years before the Diocese of Phoenix was established — thousands of Catholics can trace the roots of a deeper faith in Christ to their shared Cursillo experience.

Phoenix’s Nazareth House gets first ‘father’ figures

Bishop installs first rector, spiritual formation director at Nazareth House, a new Phoenix seminary that welcomes and forms seminarians during their first two years of college.

Undercover Priest

Taking priesthood to the next level, was this Valley priest’s idea of an extreme Lenten makeover this past spring.

State of the Campaign: Catholic School Growth and Development

There are nearly 15,000 students benefiting from the strong academic and spiritual formation via our Catholic schools and more will come if we grow and build our campuses.

Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference statement on tuition relief for undocumented students at...

The bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference (ACC) applaud today’s action by the Board of Regents that will provide tuition relief for more Arizona high school graduates who are undocumented immigrants and are seeking to enroll in our public universities.

Profiles in Mission: Liz Amaro

She has a personal and professional interest in seeing Our Lady of the Lake School evolve into a full PS-8 campus.

Catholic Charities arts partnership fosters creativity in children

The sessions encourage youngsters to experience the fun and freedom of expressing themselves in a setting that builds the trust many have often missed or found difficult to have in the first place.

Court awards $3 million to local Planned Parenthood whistleblower

A local former Planned Parenthood director who was awarded $3 million in damages Aug. 16 after winning a wrongful termination suit after a two-week trial.

In sign of Marian devotion, 60 parishioners enrolled in Brown Scapular

GILBERT — More than 60 faithful were enrolled in the Confraternity of the Brown Scapular July 16, the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, at St. Anne Parish in Gilbert.

Ground broken for new St. Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine in Diocese of Gallup

GALLUP, N.M. (CNS) — The rosary walk at a new shrine to be built in the Gallup Diocese to honor St. Kateri Tekakwitha “will imitate” the life and example of the Native American saint, popularly known as the “Lily of the Mohawks,” said Gallup Bishop James S. Wall, who had formerly been a priest of the Diocese of Phoenix.