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St. Odilia 50th anniversary Established in October 1965, the 50th anniversary of the St Odilia Catholic Community in Tucson will be a 13-month-long celebration. Everyone is invited to the kickoff on Sunday, Oct. 12. Bishop Gerald Kicanas will concelebrate the 9 a.m. Mass that day with Father Miguel Mariano, who also will be formally installed Read More


Discover Catholic education at upcoming high school nights

Four diocesan Catholic high schools- Salpointe, San Miguel, St. Augustine and Immaculate Heart- will hold informational events this month at Catholic elementary schools in Tucson. The first was to be held on Oct. 1 at St. Joseph School. Future dates are Wednesday, Oct. 15 at Sts. Peter and Paul School, 1436 N. Campbell Ave., and Read More


Diocesis presenta Celebracion del Matrimonio con 170 parejas

  Por VICTOR CALDERON La Nueva Visión Camiel y Alice Albrecht se casaron en 1946 en East Moline, Ill. Sesenta y ocho años después, se unieron a más de 170 parejas de la Diócesis de Tucson que celebraron sus aniversarios de bodas el mes pasado en la Catedral de San Agustín. Las parejas renovaron sus Read More


Baseball player leaves behind success on diamond to follow God’s call

By MICHELE JURICH Catholic News Service OAKLAND, Calif. (CNS) — Four years ago, the Oakland Athletics and the baseball community were stunned when Grant Desme responded to an invitation to spring training in Arizona by retiring from baseball at age 23 to pursue a vocation as a Catholic priest. Entering the abbey of the Norbertine Read More


Feast days of Sts. John Paul II, John XXIII added to universal calendar

By CAROL GLATZ Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In light of “countless requests from every part of the world,” Pope Francis has approved putting Sts. John Paul II and John XXIII on the church’s universal calendar of feast days. Called the General Roman Calendar, it is the universal schedule of holy days and Read More


St. Elizabeth’s becomes independent non-profit organization

By RUTH LILJENQUIST With the well wishes of Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona, St. Elizabeth’s Health Center has recently become an independent non-profit organization. As of Oct. 1, the health center is no longer an agency of Catholic Community Services. However, St. Elizabeth’s will retain its volunteer care model and continue in its mission Read More