The Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa from Kerala, the Comunicadoras Eucarísticas del Padre Celestial from Columbia, and the Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, Michigan all living in Chandler, AZ. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Blessed Feast of the Archangels! I have such deep gratitude to God for all the graces He has bestowed … Continue reading And he who sat upon the throne said, “Behold, I make all things new.” Y el que estaba sentado en el trono dijo, “He aquí, yo hago nuevas todas las cosas.” (Rev. 21:5)
The Meeting of Mary and Elizabeth by Carl Heinrich Bloch, 1866. Dear Friends in Christ, As we give thanks to God for our vocations, on this Feast of the Visitation, like Our Blessed Mother to Elizabeth, we rejoice and celebrate the Jubilee Anniversaries of our Religious of the Diocese of Phoenix! Two Sisters of each … Continue reading “My Soul Proclaims the Greatness of the Lord, and My Spirit Rejoices in God, My Savior!” (Lk 1:46)
Lebanese worshipers process with a statue of Our Lady of Fatima to the Maronite patriarchate in Bkerke. "O Jesus, I offer this for the love of You, for the conversion of sinners, and in reparation for the sins committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary." From the Third Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima: Jacinta, … Continue reading Pray and fast for peace and an end to abortion. Ruega y ayuna para la paz y el fin del aborto.
Pope Francis addresses those at General Audience today in the Paul IV Hall. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As we pray for peace between Russia and Ukraine, the Holy Father is preparing for the Consecration of Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary tomorrow on the Solemnity of the Annunciation. Today, at … Continue reading Please pray for peace in Ukraine and in Russia. Por favor reza por la paz en Ucrania y en Rusia.
Our Lady appeared to St. Bernadette in Lourdes, France in 1858. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Blessed Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes! Thank you all for your prayers! The Blessed Mother is interceding. I greet you as I heal from my recent surgery, knowing how much I am loved by God and am … Continue reading Blessed Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes! ¡Feliz día de Nuestra Señora de Lourdes! Hace 160 años desde que reconcieron esta aparición.
Bishop Olmsted and Bishop Nevares with our Sisters at a Christmas Party on Saturday, January 8, 2022. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Wishing all of you a happy new year 2022! Let us be open to all the graces from God that this new Year holds with open hearts! This month, on January 21, … Continue reading Welcome to a New Year! ¡Bienvenido a un Año Nuevo! ¡Feliz Cumpleaños, Obispo Olmsted!
Happy Thanksgiving to all! ¡Feliz día de acción de gracias! Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Happy Thanksgiving! Blessed Advent! Prepare the way for the Lord with grateful hearts for His many mercies and blessings showered upon each one of us. I am so grateful to each and every one of you! This time of … Continue reading Giving Thanks to God! Dando Gracias a Dios…
Group picture of some Religious Sisters that are new to the Diocese that gathered on September 25. Dear Friends in Christ, I greet you from my Motherhouse in Alma, MI where I am on medical leave and am working remotely on a part-time basis to focus on my healing. I thank each and every one … Continue reading Blessed Feast of St. Therese of the Child Jesus! We welcome the new communities of Phoenix!
In the Angel's Third Apparition to the Children Visionaries of Fatima, the Angel held aloft the Body and Blood of Christ for the children to adore. The Angel himself bowed before the Lord's Eucharistic presence and taught the children to do the same. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Blessed Feast of Our Lady of … Continue reading Celebrating Our Jubilarians and Our Lady of Fatima. The Angel of Peace appeared first to the children with the Eucharist.
"The Risen Christ Meets Our Lady" by Deschwanden Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Lord is Risen! He is truly risen! Alleluia! What a glorious Holy Triduum and Easter we celebrated this year of 2021 after not having Holy Week and Easter services last year! Thank God we were able to gather again in … Continue reading ¡Feliz Pascua! The Lord is Risen! Alleluia!