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View Our Lady of Grace church under construction Our Lady of Grace Parish in Maricopa, located about 90 miles northwest of Tucson, is undergoing the construction of a new church building. To see how the project is coming along, visit Our Lady of Grace’s page at Man who stole chalices from parishes receives jail Read More


Five new principals begin year with Diocesan Catholic schools

By VICTOR CALDERON The dog days of summer may not be officially over, but stores have been stocked with back to school displays for weeks now, which means the beginning of the 2015-16 school year for students, faculty and staff at Catholic schools in the Diocese of Tucson, including five new principals. The principals say Read More


Diácono Edson Elizarrarás ordenado en Yuma

Por VICTOR CALDERON La Nueva Visión La Diócesis de Tucson cuenta hoy con un diácono más que se prepara para recibir la orden sacerdotal el año próximo. Edson Elizarrarás fue ordenado diácono en tránsito en la Parroquia de la Inmaculada Concepción de Yuma el 13 de junio. El diaconato de tránsito es el último paso Read More


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


Catholic Relief Services offers shelter and hope to thousands displaced by war in Eastern Europe

  Editor’s Note: Bishop Gerald  Kicanas toured parts of Eastern Europe in a recent CRS visit and found the organization’s Pro-Future movement offers help to victims   BY BISHOP GERALD KICANAS   A recent visit to war-torn Ukraine and to Bosnia-Herzegovina left me with a sound conclusion: So many people today have had to leave Read More