Churches, schools promote mental health awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and The Catholic Sun is highlighting how Catholic churches and schools are increasing efforts to care for its flock mind, body and soul.

Heart of ‘holy priest’ St. John Vianney coming to diocese

A major relic of the saint who is held up as the ideal of what a Catholic priest should be is set to visit the Diocese of Phoenix May 5-6 as part of a national pilgrimage sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.

Self-evident truths now require ‘air quotes’ senator warns

WASHINGTON (CNA) — The founding principles of American politics are at risk, Utah’s Senator Mike Lee told CNA April 26.

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona celebrates 30 years of holistic Catholic education support

Ask any parent who had at least one child in Catholic school and he or she will know exactly how many years of...

Fire destroys St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

At 12:08 a.m., Fr. Reggie Carreon received an alert that there was a fire at the church.

Springtime science, religion lesson turns ‘egg’stra real for young learners

The kindergarten and preschool classes at St. John Bosco experience the final weeks of Lent and the early Easter season in a unique way.

National Shrine hosts organ concert to benefit Notre Dame Cathedral

WASHINGTON (CNS) — More than 2,000 people attended an April 26 organ concert at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington to benefit restoration and rebuilding efforts of Notre Dame de Paris, the famous French cathedral severely damaged in the April 15 fire.

Sri Lanka’s U.N. mission hosts memorial service for victims of attacks

NEW YORK (CNS) — All Sri Lankans “are going through one of the saddest and most devastating periods of our history,” Fr. Nalaka Silva told those gathered at an evening interfaith memorial service April 24 in New York for the victims and all people affected by the Easter terrorist attacks.

CDA supports ministries throughout Northern Deanery

Gain insight on a variety of outreaches Catholics in the northern deanery quietly do behind the scenes thanks in part to monies from the diocesan Charity and Development Appeal.

Sri Lankan police chief resigns over bombings

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (CNA) — The Sri Lanka chief of police resigned this week after bombings left dead more than 200 Christians on Easter morning. An official at the defense ministry has also stepped down.