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AROUND THE DIOCESE

Diocesan priests step away from parishes, gather for convocation in Chandler

By VICTOR CALDERON The New Vision The daily parish life for Catholic priests can get busy with having to celebrate Masses, perform Sacraments and attend meetings, among other tasks. That busyness is the reason priests in the Diocese of Tucson step away from their parishes every year for a few days and gather for a Read More

INSIDE OUR SCHOOLS

Yuma Catholic, St. Augustine see sports success

  Yuma Catholic High School took home two state championships in February in boys basketball and soccer. The Shamrocks hoopsters defeated Phoenix Country Day 77-61 for the Division IV state championship, the first-ever state title for any Yuma-area boys basketball team, at the Prescott Valley Events Center on Feb. 27. The YC boys soccer team Read More

LA NUEVA VISION

El verano es tiempo de reforzar la atención a la seguridad de los niños

Por la DRA. ROSEMARY CELAYA-ALSTON Niños y jóvenes esperan ansiosos la llegada del verano y cuentan los días que van quedando hasta el final del ciclo escolar exclamando cada tanto “No veo la hora de salir de aquí”. Aunque muchas cosas se hacen más fáciles durante el verano, la vigilancia continua del comportamiento de nuestros Read More

NATIONAL

Pope’s visit to border expected to highlight Church’s outreach to poor

CHICAGO (CNS) — With the poverty on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, Pope Francis’ visit to the region in February will be an important opportunity for the Catholic Church “to emphasize the mercy of God that is at the core of the Christian faith.” That’s how Catholic Extension views the trip, which will take Read More

WORLD & VATICAN

Pope breaks record for followers on Instagram

By CINDY WOODEN Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — With a simple tap, Pope Francis joined Instagram and quickly set a record for gaining 1 million followers. The launch of the “Franciscus” account March 19, the feast of St. Joseph and the third anniversary of the formal inauguration of his papacy, was preceded by Read More

GENERAL NEWS

Pio Decimo Center celebrates 70 years of helping families

By RUTH LILJENQUIST Enter one door, leave through another — that’s often the experience of individuals and families who come to Pio Decimo Center in Tucson for the first time. “People usually ask for help with one need, but before long, we find that they have other needs,” says Marcia Zerler, executive director at Pio Read More