diocesephoenix

/Diocese of Phoenix
Diocese of Phoenix

About Diocese of Phoenix

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix is committed to helping the faithful encounter the living Christ through conversion, communion and solidarity. Led by the Most Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted, more than 1.1 million Catholics make this diverse, vibrant and faith-filled diocese their home. About Us | La Iglesia Católica Romana de la Diócesis de Phoenix esta comprometida a ayudar a los fieles encontrar el Cristo viviente a través de la conversión, la comunión y la solidaridad. Encabezada por el Muy Reverendo Thomas J. Olmsted, más de 1.1 millones Católicos viven en esta comunidad diversa, vibrante y llena de fe.

How Hispanics are shaping the Catholic church

Bishop: Latinos now comprise a majority of Phoenix parishioners, and the church is growing largely due to immigration. The Catholic Church in Arizona has been defined by priests and missionaries from around the world. But in the 21st century, the explosive growth of Hispanics is shaping the foundation of this faith. On Dec. 2, Catholics in Phoenix celebrated [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|In the News|Comments Off on How Hispanics are shaping the Catholic church

Diocese of Phoenix to Host Courage International’s ‘Truth and Love’ Conference

The Diocese of Phoenix and Courage International will host the upcoming Truth and Love conference. The goal is to offer sound practical and pastoral guidance on the topics of homosexuality and sexual identity. The event, Jan. 9–11, 2017, at St. Paul Parish in Phoenix, is the third of its kind. Previous educational conferences organized by Courage and various co-sponsors have been held in Detroit and Rome.

By | December 14th, 2016|News Releases and Statements|Comments Off on Diocese of Phoenix to Host Courage International’s ‘Truth and Love’ Conference

A Phoenix bishop’s plea to voters and politicians: no votes for abortion

Catholics should be consistent in public life and need to make protecting innocent life a serious political priority, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of Phoenix has said in the latest edition of his booklet on the duties of Catholic voters and politicians.

By | September 20th, 2016|In the News|Comments Off on A Phoenix bishop’s plea to voters and politicians: no votes for abortion

Sainthood for Mother Teresa! Listen to a reflection and prayer from Bishop Olmsted

Listen to Bishop Olmsted's reflection on Saint Mother Teresa

By | September 2nd, 2016|Audio, Bishop Olmsted's Messages and Homilies|Comments Off on Sainthood for Mother Teresa! Listen to a reflection and prayer from Bishop Olmsted

¡La santidad de Madre Teresa! Escuchar a la reflexión y la oración del Obispo Olmsted

Escuchar a la reflexión y la oración del Obispo Olmsted.

By | September 2nd, 2016|Audio, Bishop Olmsted's Messages and Homilies, Español|Comments Off on ¡La santidad de Madre Teresa! Escuchar a la reflexión y la oración del Obispo Olmsted

Guía de la ACC para los Votantes rumbo a las elecciones primarias 2016, disponible ya en línea

Con el objetivo de educar mejor a los votantes, la Conferencia Católica de Arizona (ACC, por sus siglas en inglés) ha publicado su Guía para los Votantes 2016 correspondiente a las próximas elecciones primarias.

By | August 3rd, 2016|Español, News Releases and Statements|Comments Off on Guía de la ACC para los Votantes rumbo a las elecciones primarias 2016, disponible ya en línea

Statement from Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted and Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares on Police Officer Shootings in Dallas

We are stunned and heartbroken over the tragically violent events that occurred in Dallas Thursday night, and we implore the Arizona community to join us in praying for those law enforcement officers whose lives were lost, for the police officers and civilians who were injured, and for the two men killed earlier in the week in officer-related shootings in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and in a suburb of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

By | July 8th, 2016|News Releases and Statements|Comments Off on Statement from Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted and Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares on Police Officer Shootings in Dallas

Arizona Catholic Conference Bishops’ Statement Opposing the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference oppose the campaign to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Arizona because it is harmful to both children and families in Arizona.

By | June 30th, 2016|News Releases and Statements|Comments Off on Arizona Catholic Conference Bishops’ Statement Opposing the Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

Declaración de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de Arizona en Oposición a la Legalización de la Marihuana para Uso Recreativo

Los obispos de la Conferencia Católica de Arizona se oponen a la campaña para legalizar el uso recreativo de la marihuana en Arizona por considerarla dañina tanto para los niños como para las familias de Arizona.

By | June 30th, 2016|Español, News Releases and Statements|Comments Off on Declaración de la Conferencia de Obispos Católicos de Arizona en Oposición a la Legalización de la Marihuana para Uso Recreativo