We seek to engage, inform and inspire, and are committed to coordinating the Diocese of Phoenix’s internal and external communications efforts. As the voice of the Catholic Church, we share the Good News of Christ through the media and serve as a resource in every aspect of its mission.

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Media Contacts

Robert DeFrancesco
Robert DeFrancescoDirector of Communications
(602) 354-2130
Katie Burke
Katie BurkeCommunications Specialist
(602) 354-2479

Communications Office Staff

Jennifer Ellis
Jennifer EllisAccount Manager and Catholic Radio Producer
(602) 354-2136
Andrea Boring
Andrea BoringCommunications Assistant
Tony Gutierrez
Tony GutierrezEditor, The Catholic Sun
Ambria Hammel
Ambria HammelStaff Writer, The Catholic Sun
Mick Welsh
Mick WelshGraphic Artist, The Catholic Sun
(602) 354-2140
Mary Navarro
Mary NavarroOffice Coordinator / Circulation Specialist, The Catholic Sun
Joyce CoronelReporter, Columnist, Translator, The Catholic Sun
Manny YriqueAccount Manager, The Catholic Sun

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About the Roman Catholic 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.

The faithful worship, receive the sacraments and participate in the many activities and social events at one of the 93 parishes in the Diocese. More than 14,000 students attend one of our 28 Catholic elementary schools, six high schools and 28 preschools.