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Arizona Rosary Celebration comes to Tucson for fourth year

For almost four decades, the Diocese of Phoenix has been host to one of the largest annual public Rosary celebrations in the United States. Four years ago, the Arizona Rosary Celebration established the Rosary Sunday tradition within the Diocese of Tucson. This major celebration, to be held Saturday. Oct. 11 in honor of Mary, mother Read More


St. Augustine HS students accept challenge to love and serve

By LYNN CUFFARI Accepting the challenge to love and to serve, students at St. Augustine Catholic High School in Tucson waited expectantly in the pews one day this past month as Bishop Gerald Kicanas said the final blessing and processed out of the chapel. Soon, they would have their assignments to participate in a myriad Read More


Encuentro de adolescentes evangelizadores Arcoiris en Yuma

Por la HERMANA GLADYS ECHENIQUE, O.P. El pasado 1 y 2 de agosto se reunieron en la parroquia St. John Neumann en Yuma 220 jóvenes adolescentes junto con sus papas y jóvenes adultos. La historia del grupo Arcoíris comienza a raíz del primer cursillo del Movimiento de Cursillos de Cristiandad, realizado en 1949, en Palma Read More


Leader says Knights’ efforts follow pope’s call to help world’s poor

By TOM TRACY Catholic News Service ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) — As an international fraternal organization, the Knights of Columbus is well-positioned to follow Pope Francis’ witness of “love for the sick, the suffering and the poor,” said Supreme Knight Carl Anderson. That “extraordinary witness” and the pope’s admonition to all to cast aside indifference have Read More


Charity, forgiveness keys to Korean reunification, says pope

By FRANCIS ROCCA and SIMONE ORENDAIN Catholic News Service SEOUL, South Korea (CNS) — Pope Francis told Korean Catholics that the reunification of their divided peninsula as well as the harmony of South Korean society depend on the practice of Gospel virtues, especially charity and forgiveness. God’s promise to restore unity and prosperity to “a Read More


Helping Women Start Anew

 CCS’ Domestic Violence Case Managers Wear Many Hats in Helping Women Rebuild Their Lives   By RUTH LILJENQUIST   “Case manager”—it’s a rather uninspired and inadequate job title for the dedicated staff members of Catholic Community Services’ domestic violence shelters who make such a difference in helping women rebuild their lives after escaping abuse.   Read More