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.

Pope Francis raises hope among Eastern Catholics

Many Catholics are unaware of the various Eastern rite communities within the Church. Pope Francis would not be one of them. Bishop Gerald N. Dino of the Byzantine Holy Protection Eparchy of Phoenix said the election of Pope Francis bodes well for Eastern rite Catholics.

Priest killed in deadly attack at downtown Phoenix church

One priest was killed and a second remains in critical condition after a deadly attack on a downtown Phoenix Catholic church June 11. Fr. Kenneth...

‘Radio en Familia’ offers broadcast to Spanish-speaking Catholics

Spanish-speaking Catholics in the Phoenix area now have a radio station all their own at 740 AM.

After 25 years, Phoenix priest called to his heavenly home

Fr. Earl D'Eon, former pastor of St. Clement of Rome Parish in Sun City, died at home in the West Valley retirement community Dec. 2. He was 80.

Most Holy Trinity dedicates memorial site

The word “surprise” characterizes key parts of a new memorial site at Most Holy Trinity Parish, most especially the 4-year-old it honors. SOLT Father Brady...

Church celebrates religious freedom with ‘Fortnight’

Freedom, according to Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted, does not come from a government. It comes from God. “A government acts wrongly when it coerces its citizens to violate their consciences or pay a heavy price and penalty for faithfully following it,” he said in his June 22 homily at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral.

Discerning college – Family edition

A national college admissions expert is headed to the Valley ready to help families with high school-aged students discern, apply and get in to the best college. Robert Franek, who wrote “The Best 378 Colleges & Best Value Colleges,” will serve as the keynote speaker during a Family College Night for the public 6:45-8:45 p.m. Sept. 25 at Notre Dame Preparatory.

Special tribunal finds priest guilty of offenses against the Sixth Commandment

A special tribunal has notified the Diocese of Phoenix that it has found Fr. John Spaulding guilty of sins against the Sixth Commandment with a minor, stemming from four accusations of sexual abuse against the priest.

SVdP provides fresh produce to feed the hungry

Not every meal at St. Vincent de Paul’s five dining rooms comes from a nonperishable box or a can. More and more of them are fresh from the organization’s own garden.