Seton Catholic Preparatory will host ten schools from the local area for its annual Unified Field Day event on Friday, February 3, 2023.
Students from Catholic schools across the Dioceses of Phoenix and Tucson gathered on Wednesday to celebrate Mass and hold the 20th annual rally for Catholic Schools Week. The rally included performances by Brophy College Prep's jazz band, a cheer performance from Bourgade Catholic High School, a choral performance from Xavier College Preparatory Honor Choir, and testimony from a student at St. John Paul II Catholic High School.
When it comes to ministry, Jesus is hands on.
The people of Congo are more precious than any of the gems or minerals found in the earth beneath their feet, yet they have been slaughtered by warmongers and exploited by prospectors, Pope Francis said.
After flying across the equator, Pope Francis was welcomed warmly -- in every sense -- to Congo where Catholics make up the majority of the population and where, for decades, the Catholic Church has been at the forefront of efforts to bring peace, education and health care to the people.
Pope Francis has chosen Chicago-born Bishop Robert F. Prevost of Chiclayo, Peru, to succeed Canadian Cardinal Ouellet as prefect of the Dicastery for Bishops and president of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America.
As the Knights of Malta move toward re-establishing their normal means of governance under a papally-ordered new constitution, Pope Francis told members of the order's general chapter not to be afraid of lively debates, but to seek unity for the sake of their witness and service to the poor.
The "spiral of death" that has materialized in the Holy Land in recent days threatens the little remaining trust that exists between Israelis and Palestinians, Pope Francis said.
The principal task of the continental assemblies and the assemblies of the Synod of Bishops in 2023 and 2024 is to learn and strengthen a process of listening as a church to the Holy Spirit and not to address all the issues being debated in the church, top officers of the synod said.
Christians must combat the prevalent culture of wastefulness by becoming poor in spirit, Pope Francis said.