Phoenix sister opens respite center for the homeless

A web of community and individual relationships have helped realize the dream of Sr. Adele O’Sullivan, MD, to open Phoenix’s first medical respite center...

Missionary priest enlivens eucharistic adoration at parishes

A two-day mission at St. Joan of Arc Parish that focused on perpetual adoration served to ignite a renewed desire to spend time with...

Cathedral’s new music director publishes second book

Following a nationwide search, Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral has hired local composer and author Adam Bartlett as its new music director. Bartlett began...

Friends, Facebook followers mourn death of young Catholic

Angela Faddis, a mother of two and aspiring writer, died Sept. 21 after a 15-month battle with Stage IV colon cancer. She was 32. Readers...

HHS mandate fines would cripple work of the Church, close businesses

Thirty lawsuits are targeting a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services mandate that would require most religious employers to provide free contraceptive coverage. More...

Phoenix Diocese kicks off Year of Faith

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted welcomed the Year of Faith Oct. 7, a time during which Pope Benedict XVI has called Catholics to a deeper...

US bishops, at synod, talk of spirit and practice of evangelization

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Charitable works, rites of passage and the cultural mixing produced by globalization all offer opportunities for bringing lapsed Catholics back...

St. Theresa students put principal in sticky state

Not having enough school funds can create a sticky situation. So can raising too much. Just ask Maureen Fyan, principal at St. Theresa, 5001 E....

Crosiers celebrate Citizenship Day

More than 100 years ago, three Crosiers traveled to to Minnesota with dutch immigrants. The Crosier Fathers and Brothers have served Catholics in the...

Benedictine University to offer classes in Mesa next fall

MESA — Benedictine University, a Catholic institution based in Illinois, will begin offering classes next fall in the the East Valley. “We believe a Catholic...