Vocation of nun, podcast host, one of encounter
The only anecdote to isolation, said Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, is communion, and “this is exactly where Christ comes to meet us.”
Wrestler’s nearly fatal car crash rejuvenated his faith
Dan Beaudrie is a man of faith who beat the odds. Actually, he didn’t just beat them, he crushed them.
Catholic publication names Catholic people of the year
WASHINGTON (CNS) — With the close of 2019, Our Sunday Visitor, a national Catholic newsweekly based in Huntington, Indiana, joined the trend in naming people of the year by identifying Catholics who made a particular impact over the past 12 months.
Tempe parishioner, drawn to vocation as missionary religious sister, professes solemn vows
In a ceremony surrounded by family, friends, longtime supporters and religious sisters, a woman who grew up at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Tempe professed her perpetual vows as a Daughter of Mary, Help of Christians, also known as the Salesian Sisters.
Throwback: Q&A with St. Teresa of Calcutta
As we celebrate the feast day of St. Teresa of Calcutta, we’d like to share with you this interview, originally published under the headline “The private woman: humor and observations” with the subhead: “Private moments reveal humor, dedication.”
New Natural Family Planning coordinator comes to new role ‘quite naturally’
You might say Adriana Vasquez came to her calling as an advocate of Natural Family Planning quite naturally. The new NFP coordinator for the Diocese of Phoenix has parents who taught NFP well into their 70s.
Profiles in Mission: Sara Mitchell
I’m part of the Office of Mission Advancement where I work with a team for the “Together Let Us Go Forth ~ Juntos Sigamos Adelante” Campaign which is a campaign for discipleship and evangelization in our diocese.
Profiles in Mission: Fernando and Josefina Camou
When our son started talking about filling out the application [to enter seminary], he had finished college with an associate’s degree and was transferring to Arizona State University engineering, and he had a little change of direction.
After four decades, longtime champion of Natural Family Planning to retire
St. Paul VI’s landmark encyclical Humanae Vitae was in its infancy when Cindy Leonard and her husband answered the call to share the Church’s good news about human sexuality and God’s plan for marriage.
Diocese mourns death of Fr. Doug Lorig, its first Pastoral Provision priest
The Diocese of Phoenix lost a rare jewel when the Lord called Fr. Doug Lorig home Feb. 28.