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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.

Diocese of Phoenix Announces TLI’s Inaugural Graduating Class

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 [...]

By | 2018-06-19T10:22:10+00:00 June 18th, 2018|News and Info|Comments Off on Diocese of Phoenix Announces TLI’s Inaugural Graduating Class

Community Invited to Celebrate Three New Priests for Catholic Diocese of Phoenix

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.

By | 2018-06-07T10:27:45+00:00 June 11th, 2018|News and Info|Comments Off on Community Invited to Celebrate Three New Priests for Catholic Diocese of Phoenix

Arizona Catholic Conference Bishops’ Statement on Religious Liberty Decision by the Supreme Court

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 [...]

By | 2018-06-05T08:15:30+00:00 June 4th, 2018|News and Info|Comments Off on Arizona Catholic Conference Bishops’ Statement on Religious Liberty Decision by the Supreme Court

Meet Dr. Maria R. Chavira of The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix in Central Phoenix

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.

By | 2018-05-31T11:55:20+00:00 May 31st, 2018|In the News|Comments Off on Meet Dr. Maria R. Chavira of The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix in Central Phoenix

USCCB Welcomes Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation on Holiness in the Contemporary World

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.”

By | 2018-04-09T08:24:39+00:00 April 9th, 2018|News and Info|Comments Off on USCCB Welcomes Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation on Holiness in the Contemporary World

Prayers and Healing for Victims at Florida High School

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.

By | 2018-02-14T19:29:51+00:00 February 14th, 2018|News and Info|Comments Off on Prayers and Healing for Victims at Florida High School

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.

By | 2018-02-02T09:49:01+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|News and Info|Comments Off on Statement from Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted and Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo A. Nevares on Tragic Las Vegas Shootings