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AROUND THE DIOCESE

Advocates for migrants in Arizona, Sonora gather at border for posada

  By NANCY WIECHEC Catholic News Service Kenia Salas, about to play the role of Mary in Nogales, Sonora this past month in a Christmastime commemoration popular across Mexico, said she imagines Mary as a woman of strength. “I think she was worried about her baby,” Salas, 17, a student at Salpointe Catholic High School Read More

INSIDE OUR SCHOOLS

Catholic Schools Week 2016 to focus on faith education

By VICTOR CALDERON The New Vision From Jan. 31 to Feb. 6, 25 schools in the Diocese of Tucson will be celebrating Catholic Schools Week. The theme this year remains “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.”  Diocesan elementary and high schools in Tucson, Yuma, Nogales, Casa Grande, Douglas, San Carlos and Sierra Vista Read More

LA NUEVA VISION

Misa en Yuma en homenaje a los agricultores Viaje relámpago del Obispo Kicanas a Yuma

Por VICTOR CALDERON Las mujeres y los hombres que trabajan en los campos agrícolas, particularmente aquellos de la zona de Yuma, en el extremo occidental de la Diócesis de Tucson, se levantan muy temprano, alrededor de las 2 o las 3 de la madrugada, aun los fines de semana, para surtir de frutas y verduras 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

Synod had difficult moments as it tried to proclaim truth, pope says

By CINDY WOODEN Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The first task of the Catholic Church “is not to hand down condemnations or anathemas, but to proclaim the mercy of God,” Pope Francis told members of the Synod of Bishops on the family. At the end of the synod’s final working session Oct. 24, Read More

GENERAL NEWS

Bringing spiritual care to the Diocese’s sick and elderly CCS’ St. Jeanne Jugan Ministry with elders to support parishes in outreach

By RUTH LILJENQUIST In his September New Vision column, Bishop Kicanas wrote of the importance of pastoral ministry to the sick and elderly in the Diocese. “The sick and elderly people among us need to know and to be reminded that they are important, that they are loved and that they belong with us and Read More