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First local Daughters of Isabella group started at Sts. Peter & Paul Parish

By VICTOR CALDERON The New Vision Sts. Peter and Paul Parish has the first Daughters of Isabella group in Tucson. Female parishioners at Sts. Peter and Paul started the new women’s circle honoring Our Lady of Mount Carmel through Mary Kate Barrett, a freshman student at the nearby University of Arizona. After two years and Read More



The Religious Education Programs and the Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Tucson actively engaged youth in the Celebration of Life during the month of October, Respect Life Month. In the months ahead, The New Vision will report these activities, creating the awareness that every day, every month calls us to respect life in all Read More


La temporada de Adviento – Esperando la luz

Por la HERMANA LOIS PAHA, O.P. Al adentrarnos en los días de Adviento, con toda la anticipación de la fiesta de la Encarnación, las devociones de la Iglesia nos brindan algunas imágenes para nuestra preparación. La imagen más común es la de la luz. A medida que la inclinación de la Tierra trae consigo más Read More


Bishops OK liturgy items, endorse sainthood cause, hold elections

By CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE BALTIMORE (CNS) — Though there were no actions on the U.S. bishops’ agenda in Baltimore dealing with immigration, poverty and other public policy issues, the president of their conference said Nov. 11 that he hopes to meet with President Barack Obama and House and Senate leaders soon on several topics. In Read More


Pope confirms he will visit Philadelphia in September

By FRANCIS ROCCA Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis said he would attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in September, making it the first confirmed stop on what is expected to be a more extensive papal visit to North America. The pope made the announcement Nov. 17 in a speech Read More


Filipino community to prepare for Christmas with novena

Traditionally, Christmas Day in the Philippines is ushered in by the nine-day dawn Masses that start on or around Dec. 16. Originally, it popularly came to be known as Misa Aguinaldo or also known as the Misa de Gallo (Rooster’s Mass) in the traditional Spanish and these Masses are also more popularly known in Tagalog Read More