Catholic Charities formally welcomes its fourth affordable-housing community to diocese

Nearly 200 fewer low-income residents in the Diocese of Phoenix are seeking a place to live, thanks to a new development opened by Catholic Charities in the city’s central section.

Parish, Catholic homebuilder labeled energy efficient

See what projects earned recognition for St. Helen in Glendale and Foundation for Senior Living's South Phoenix Village.

Doctor whose defense of patient’s right to life ended job, honored at White Mass

Catholic medical professionals and their friends were strengthened in their role as stewards of their patients’ health during the annual White Mass and dinner Oct. 21 that focused on the intellectual contributions of St. John Paul II and the service of two local servants of the Gospel of Life.

Six men ordained to carry out works of charity

Their primary role will forever be as husband and father, but a new, God-given title has six men permanently known by another title: deacon.

Irish priests reflect on diocesan Catholic education as Night of Hope approaches

The celebration occurs four months shy of St. Patrick's Day, but crowds will honor the diocese's Irish heritage via its priests, entertainment and food.

Encounter to provide tools for defending life

Preparations are under way for the first U.S. Priests and Seminarians Encounter for Life (REDESSVIDA) Nov. 8-10 at St. Paul Parish in north Phoenix.

Arizona’s Rosary Celebration brings joy, prayer, festivity

The Blessed Mother is beauty which must be reflected in the world, said Bishop Patrick J. Zurek of Amarillo, the guest speaker at the 43rd annual Arizona Rosary Celebration Oct. 21 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

Legislative seminar warns of looming threats, calls on Catholics to be informed, vote in...

Talks given at the Diocesan Pastoral Center after the Mass and breakfast zeroed in on religious freedom, rights of conscience and the latest developments in transgender politics vis-a-vis Church teaching.

Bishop to ordain six deacons

Six men from throughout the diocese are spending their final days as laypeople. Beginning with their Nov. 3 ordination at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral, they will forever be known as “deacon.”

Profiles in Mission: María and Mauricio Avalos

We moved to Arizona in 2003 so as soon as we got here, we started searching for a parish. When we went to St. Margaret’s it just felt like a church in Mexico. It felt like home.