Bishop John Dolan, Sr. Patricia, SSND, Sr. Ann Marie, SSND, Sr. Solanus, SOLT, Sr. Bethany Madonna, SV, Sr. Mary Brigid, OP, Sr. Lynn, BVM and Sr. Mary Lou, BVM. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Happy New Year! As we step forward in faith with many changes and new endeavors, let us thank the Lord … Continue reading Happy New Year! New Life… una Vida Nueva con Caridad!
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Yesterday at the DPC, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we had the gift of enjoying the dance of a children's matachines group from St. Matthew's Parish and School in Phoenix. Fr. Nelson Libera is the Pastor of this vibrant Parish rich in Mexican culture. Here are two … Continue reading Dancing for Our Lady of Guadalupe, our Patroness! Bailando para la Virgen de Guadalupe, nuestra Patrona!
Statues of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Saint Juan Diego at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Chandler, AZ. Blessed Advent, Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Recently, I went along with my Sisters to Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Chandler to pray for the souls of our beloved deceased. There I discovered a powerful sculpture … Continue reading Our Lady of Guadalupe and S. Juan Diego, Guide Us! Virgen de Guadalupe y San Juan Diego, Guianos!
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…