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Salpointe Catholic HS capital campaign needs your help to reach goal

Salpointe Catholic High School’s Building Leaders and Legacy capital campaign needs to raise $1.6 million to achieve its $12 million goal for the largest school in the Diocese of Tucson. The campaign is entering its final phase, the community campaign, which will last through this month. This campaign is a multi-phased improvement project that positions Read More


San Miguel High School Announces New Principal

The San Miguel community is excited to announce John Omernik as the new principal of San Miguel High School, starting July 1. Omernik has an extensive background in education, specifically in schools that work exclusively with underserved youth.  Presently, he  works as an English coordinator for the Escuela Fundación Mier y Pesado in Mexico City.  Read More


Diócesis de Tucson da la bienvenida a dos nuevos sacerdotes

Por VICTOR CALDERON La Diócesis de Tucson dio la bienvenida a nuestra comunidad a un nuevo sacerdote ordenado a principios de este mes, y dentro de unos días, este mismo mes, se ordenará otro sacerdote. El Padre Marco Carrasco se convirtió en el sacerdote más nuevo de la Diócesis al ser ordenado por el Obispo Read More


Mass on Capitol Hill sends Bishop Kicanas, others off to lobby on immigration

By PATRICIA ZAPOR Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — As a half-dozen bishops celebrated Mass at a church on Capitol Hill before beginning a day of lobbying members of Congress on immigration reform, the event itself gave a sense of the many layers of effort they were undertaking. Songs were led by a multicultural choir Read More


Pope and Obama discuss religious freedom, life issues, immigration

By FRANCIS ROCCA Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In their first encounter, Pope Francis received U.S. President Barack Obama at the Vatican March 27 for a discussion that touched on several areas of tension between the Catholic Church and the White House, including religious freedom and medical ethics. During an unusually long 50-minute Read More


End-of-life decisions, arrangements are important

Editor note: This is the first of an infrequent series of columns about end-of-life planning.   By ANTHONY CRESPO While on faculty at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine, Psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross conducted a controversial series of seminars which included interviews of terminally ill patients.  Her research personalized the dying process for medical Read More