Catholic Community Foundation awards more than $400,000 in grants

The Catholic Community Foundation presented checks totaling $419,825 to a roomful of grant recipients at its annual meeting and grants reception Nov. 7 at the National Bank of Arizona Conference Center.

Faith unites Catholics at multicultural Mass

Efren Muñoz, a university student who works at Gateway Community College, began studying his heritage years ago. He discovered that his great-grandfather from the Philippines spoke Japanese.

Notre Dame students host ‘HopeKids Day’ for terminally-ill

SCOTTSDALE — Kids can still hope in the future, even if a life-threatening illness makes that future uncertain at best. Just ask Joel. The 2-year-old from...

Community rallies for 11-year-old with spina bifida

Owen Smyser is only halfway to 12, but he’s already a whiz at public speaking and fundraising.

Highlights of US bishops’ annual fall general assembly in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (CNS) -- During the Nov. 12-13 public sessions of the annual fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore,...

Eighth-graders create fairytale end to home makeover story

Even fairy tales starring a prince can end happily ever after — at least in this true version penned by about 50 young teenagers.

Laying down their lives: Bishop ordains 16 men to serve as deacons

AVONDALE — Sixteen men, who were already faithful and active in the Church, are now permanently called to carry out many of its works.

Seasoned Eagles: Bourgade Catholic celebrates 50th anniversary

They may not have won the football game, but by all accounts the Bourgade Eagles scored big Oct. 26-28 during homecoming weekend.

Bishop blesses new recording studio for weekly Catholic radio program

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted blesses the new recording studio for “The Bishop’s Hour” Nov. 6 at the Diocesan Pastoral Center. “The Bishop’s Hour,” a weekly...

Our Lady of Joy gives thanks for 40 years of growth, stewardship

Our Lady of Joy parishioners have been finding countless ways to express the love of Christ since the community was established 40 years ago.