PHOENIX (June 18, 2018) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix is pleased to announce the Tepeyac Leadership Initiative (TLI) 2018 Graduate Class. Thirty-four Catholic professionals are graduating June 20 as part of TLI’s first cohort, representing a wide range of fields, including the corporate, nonprofit, education, health, finance, and legal. TLI is a five-month [...]
Deacons Frankie Cicero, 33, John Nahrgang, 38, and Vinhson Nguyen, 29, will be surrounded by hundreds of family, friends and supporters as they receive Holy Orders. They are among nearly 430 others who will become Catholic priests this year throughout the United States.
June 4, 2018 (En Español) The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference stand in solidarity with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) regarding today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling on religious liberty. Our country was founded by people who had tremendous respect and compassion for those seeking to live a life free of religious [...]
We ask that the faithful join us in remembering and praying for all families, but especially the mothers, fathers, and children who are at risk of being separated.
In the News: Dr. Chavira has served the Diocese of Phoenix as the Chancellor since 2013. In her role as the Chancellor, she assists the bishop in the oversight of the official archives of the Diocese of Phoenix in accord with Canon Law. Dr. Chavira also assists in planning and is a key member of the administrative leadership staff of the bishop, giving counsel in various ecclesial, communication, and business matters.
The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference are grateful for the passage of SB 1394, sponsored by Senator Nancy Barto and signed into law by Governor Doug Ducey.
Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, is welcoming the release of Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation, “Gaudete et Exsultate” (Rejoice and Be Glad), subtitled “On the Call to Holiness in the Contemporary World.” In his statement, Cardinal DiNardo expresses his deep gratitude to the Holy Father for the exhortation and the call for each Christian to “acknowledge and be open to what God wants them to be.”
Bishop Olmsted and Bishop Nevares join the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in praying for the victims of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Bishop Olmsted and Bishop Nevares join the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in praying for the victims of the tragic shooting in Texas.
Statement from Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted and Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares on Tragic Las Vegas Shootings
Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted and Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix released the following statement about the Las Vegas shootings.