Annual priests vs. seminarians basketball tourney limited, but not sidelined, by COVID-19

SCOTTSDALE — The priests of the Diocese of Phoenix who lead their parishes and those studying to join them in that vocation take a time out every year to play basketball and engage in the kind of fellowship that fosters their relationship as partners in ministry. But this year, that gathering took on different look. Continue reading Annual priests vs. seminarians basketball tourney limited, but not sidelined, by COVID-19

Two discontinued Arizona newspapers receive 17 Catholic Press awards in final full year of publication

Two Arizona Catholic publications that were discontinued earlier this year due to economic concerns brought on by the coronavirus pandemic received a total of 17 awards from the Catholic Press Association this year. Continue reading Two discontinued Arizona newspapers receive 17 Catholic Press awards in final full year of publication

Pope advances sainthood cause of ‘Apostle to Arizona’

When Rosie Garcia, a parishioner of St. Augustine Cathedral in Tucson, heard the announcement that Pope Francis had formally recognized the heroic virtues of sainthood candidate Jesuit Father Eusebio Kino, she said she cried tears of joy. Continue reading Pope advances sainthood cause of ‘Apostle to Arizona’

FSL to help City of Phoenix provide residents with utility and rent Assistance

PHOENIX — The Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) has partnered with Wildfire (formerly the Arizona Community Action Association) and the City of Phoenix to distribute $2 million in aid to Phoenix residents needing help covering their living expenses. Continue reading FSL to help City of Phoenix provide residents with utility and rent Assistance