Diocesan News & Events Nov 10th

November 24

Mary Castner’s LP release: “By Love,” the latest LP release by Mary Castner, will be celebrated at St Theresa Parish in the Fr Feeney Hall of the Guadalupe Courtyard. This family friendly concert begins promptly at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, children under 12 admitted free.

When and where: Nov. 24, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., St. Theresa Catholic Church, 5045 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix

Information and tickets: marycastnermusic.com


December 2

Honor Your Mother – Our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration: Join Bishop Olmsted and the faithful of the Diocese give honor to the Mother of God, Our Lady of Guadalupe, on Saturday, December 2. We begin the day at 8:00 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church with praise and worship. At 10:00 a.m. we begin a procession through the streets of Phoenix to the Diocesan Pastoral Center as our Bishops blesses all in the procession – danzantes, matachines, parish groups, associations, and ethnic communities. At noon we celebrate the Holy Mass and unite our prayers with the entire Diocese asking for the intercession of Our Morenita, Our Lady of Guadalupe.

When and where:

8:00 a.m. – Pre-procession activities (praise and worship) at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 909 E. Washington St., Phoenix

10:00 a.m. – Procession from Immaculate Heart of Mary Church to the Diocesan Pastoral Center, 400 E. Monroe St., Phoenix

12:00 p.m. – Mass at Diocesan Pastoral Center with Bishop Olmsted, Bishop Nevares, Priests of the Diocese.


December 5

MMA | Message, Music, and Adoration with Jesse Romero: MMA is NOT Mixed Martial Arts but Music, Message, and Adoration! Jesse Romero, author, radio host, and evangelist, uses the Bible and the Catechism to teach about the Catholic Church each month at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. December’s topic is “What is Christian Love vs. Secular Love?” Following the presentation will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament which includes prayer and music.

When and where: Dec. 5, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 20615 E Ocotillo Rd, Queen Creek

Information: ologparishrcia@gmail.com, (480) 987-0315


December 29

Young Men’s Conference: Get ready for the new year right! All high school to college aged single Catholic men are invited to take their rightful place in their family, school, Church, and community as a man of God. Hear authentic speakers talk about real life to help strengthen, enrich, and support your faith. This conference will include outdoor activities, videos, break-out sessions, lunch, snacks, and the Holy Mass with Bishop Olmsted. Speakers include: Jason Evert, Fr. John Muir, Fr. Benedict Mary, FHS, Fr. Fernando Camou, and Ryan Ayala.

When and where: Dec. 29, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Mass at 5 p.m.), St. Bernadette Parish, 16245 N 60th St, Scottsdale

Registration: dphx.org/event/young-mens-conference-2017/