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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.

Bishop to ordain four to priesthood June 11, three to transitional diaconate May 29

For four men of the Diocese of Phoenix, June 11 will mark a day of both ending and new beginnings. That’s because their years of seminary study and formation are over. They’ll enter St. Thomas Aquinas Parish that day as transitional deacons and leave as ordained priests after Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted imposes hands on them.

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Cuatro hombres serán ordenados al sacerdocio el 11 de junio, tres al diaconado transitorio el 29 de mayo

Para cuatro hombres de la Diócesis de Phoenix, el 11 de junio marcará un día de finales y nuevos comienzos. Esto es debido a que sus años de estudio y formación en el seminario han concluido. Entrarán en la Parroquia Santo Tomás de Aquino ese día como diáconos transitorios y saldrán como sacerdotes ordenados después de que el Obispo Thomas J. Olmsted imponga las manos sobre ellos.

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CBS Evening News: Arizona nun helps children tackle obesity

Sister Martha Mary Carpenter of the Saint Peter Mission School in central Arizona is working with the children of the Gila River Indian community to fight childhood obesity. The Gila River Indian community is considered by the National Institutes of Health to be one of the most obese communities in America. CBS News correspondent Don Dahler has more.

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St John Paul II Catholic High School Ground Blessing and Sign Unveiling

Students, families and community leaders joined Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted as he blessed the grounds and unveiled the sign marking the new St. John Paul II Catholic High School. The high school will serve the far West Valley and will open in 2018.

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Community Invited to Attend Special Event Celebrating New Catholic High School in Far West Valley

The Most Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, invites the community to a special event at 10 a.m., April 5, to celebrate the next step in establishing St. John Paul II Catholic High School, the first Catholic high school to serve the growing number of Catholic students and families in the far West Valley.

By | March 29th, 2016|News Releases and Statements|Comments Off on Community Invited to Attend Special Event Celebrating New Catholic High School in Far West Valley

La comunidad está invitada a asistir a un evento especial celebrando una nueva escuela secundaria católica en el oeste lejano de Phoenix

El Reverendísimo Thomas J. Olmsted, Obispo de la Diócesis Católica Romana de Phoenix, invita a la comunidad a un evento especial a las 10 a.m. el 5 de abril para celebrar el próximo paso que establecerá la Escuela Secundaria Católica de San Juan Pablo II, la primera secundaria católica que servirá al número creciente de estudiantes y familias en el oeste lejano de Phoenix.

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Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia to Establish Presence in the Diocese of Phoenix

The Most Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, announced today that the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia will establish a community here in the Diocese of Phoenix and will lead St. John Paul II Catholic High School, which will serve the community in the far West Valley beginning in Fall 2018.

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Hermanas Dominicas de Santa Cecilia establecerán presencia en la Diócesis de Phoenix

Su Excelencia Reverendísimo Thomas J. Olmsted, Obispo de la Diócesis Católica Romana de Phoenix, anunció hoy que las Hermanas Dominicas de Santa Cecilia establecerán una comunidad aquí en la Diócesis de Phoenix y dirigirán la Escuela Secundaria Católica de San Juan Pablo II, que sirvirá la comunidad del oeste del valle empezando en el otoño del 2018.

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Bishop Olmsted Establishes New Leadership Position at Two Catholic High Schools

The Most Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, announced today the establishment of a new executive leadership structure at Xavier College Preparatory in Phoenix and Notre Dame Preparatory in Scottsdale. The two Catholic high schools are implementing a President/Principal model, providing for an external-facing institution builder (President) and an internal-facing champion of academics (Principal).

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