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Help others and save on taxes by supporting the Catholic Foundation

Outright gifts of appreciated stock to the Catholic Foundation offer the following benefits: An income tax deduction, based typically on the asset’s fair market value Avoidance of federal and state capital gains taxes   Naming the Catholic Foundation as a beneficiary of a Life Insurance Policy offers: A charitable income tax deduction Reduction in taxable Read More


Catholic educators offer many years of service to Catholic schools

Editors’ note: The New Vision is highlighting three educators with many years of service in our Diocesan Catholic schools in Tucson, Casa Grande and Nogales. (Schools officials say the former principals, representing religious and lay people, are shining examples of legacy leaders.) SUZANNE SHADONIX How many years have you served in a Catholic school leadership Read More


El Papa Francisco y el proceso de la declaración de nulidad

POR el PADRE MANUEL VIERA, O.F.M.   El 8 de septiembre, el Vaticano celebró una conferencia de prensa para anunciar la revisión del proceso de la declaración de nulidad del matrimonio. Este anuncio fue la culminación de un proceso iniciado por el Papa Francisco un año antes. Nombró una Comisión de expertos encabezada por Monseñor Read More

Diocese of Tucson Anniversary Wedding Mass

Media-savvy bishop-designate gets appointment in Los Angeles

By MARK PATTISON Catholic News Service In an era where Catholics are pretty much an afterthought on television, the sight of any cleric on the small screen almost immediately evokes thoughts of “the next Bishop Sheen” — the 1950s prime-time inspirational program host Archbishop Fulton Sheen. But in pretty much all past cases, those clerics Read More


Bishop installed in new Diocese of Nogales, Sonora

    By VICTOR CALDERON The New Vision The Diocese of Tucson has a brand new sister diocese to our south following the installation of the first bishop for the Diocese of Nogales in Sonora, Mexico this past month. Bishop José Leopoldo González González was formally installed during an outdoor Mass called the taking of Read More


Santa Catalina volunteers renovate Casa Maria kitchen

By JOHN TANCOCK The Casa Maria Soup Kitchen is situated in South Tucson, surrounded by various commercial and government buildings, public parks and a residential neighborhood. Brian Flagg, the director of Casa Maria, has been involved with this ministry, feeding and helping the needy for more than 30 years. With the help of volunteers and Read More