A summer camp vision, prayers to St. Teresa helped lead Friar to the priesthood

He was only working at the camp because his dad had a role there. An experience there during guided meditation was among the seeds of his vocation.

Personal energy, catechetical passion draws Fr. Kennedy to Holy Cross priests

Fr. Brian Kennedy, C.S.C., began his priesthood at St. John Vianney in Goodyear just as the incorrupt heart of his parish's namesake came through on a national tour.

Cathedral school, greater community mourn beloved Sr. Gabby Marry, IBVM (1940-2019)

She offered the irreplaceable gift of Irish presence to school children, convent visitors, adults, the elderly, and via letter, inmates.

Ordination moments

This year, I also took great joy in discovering who else the Diocese of Phoenix was spiritually united with nationwide because their (arch)diocese had an ordination scheduled for June 1 too.

Parish, family life nurtures Fr. Christopher Gossen’s vocation

“He has a gift for foresight and vision, and he continually seeks to plan for how God might want to work so that his heart and the hearts of others are disposed and prepared to receive whatever grace God desires to give,” his formator said.

Two new priests for Diocese of Phoenix Catholics

On the weekend the Church celebrated the Feast of the Ascension, two men embraced their unique calling to point others heavenward, too.

Former priest wanted on abuse charges in Arizona arrested in Italy

ROME (CNS) — Italian police arrested former U.S. Salvatorian Father Joseph J. Henn 13 years after Italy’s highest court confirmed his extradition to the United States to face allegations of child sexual abuse in Maricopa County.

Nazareth House to form seminarians locally

Men discerning the priesthood for the Diocese of Phoenix will now spend a significant portion of their formation locally.

Missouri could become first state where no abortions can be performed

It could happen by the end of May 31 unless the clinic makes changes to comply with various state health regulations. That would make its license renewable.

Seton pair write award-winning letters

After reading something from the author, students wrote to them about how the work personally impacted them.