Tag Archives: D. Phoenix

BREAKING: Arrest made in the murder of Fr. Walker – UPDATED

There is forensic evidence that connects the suspect to inside the rectory and inside the Fr. Walker’s vehicle which he stole.
There is a Requiem this morning.  Around that same time there is supposed to be a presser.
More from AZCentral.
Phoenix police … Continue reading

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PHOENIX: Developments in case of Fr. Walker and Fr. Terra

You will want to see this.  HERE  Bp. Olmsted makes remarks on camera.
And BBC HERE
Among other things that story says that they have now a description of the suspected perp and that Fr. Terra can talk finally:
Parishioner Bill Haley told … Continue reading

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PHOENIX: More about the murder of Fr. Walker

Fr. Kenneth Walker, FSSP, 29, was shot to death by an unknown killer who also assaulted another priest, Fr. Joseph Terra, 56, who is in critical condition.
Fr. Terra was able to give Fr. Walker absolution.
The news coverage is strong in … Continue reading

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Z-SWAG: In The Wild – Phoenician Edition

From a reader:
Dear Fr. Zuhlsdorf,
I came across “Save the Liturgy, Save the World” and “Say the Black, Do the Red!” while reading Fr. John Lankeit’s bulletin letter to the parishioners at Sts. Simon and Jude Cathedral, Phoenix, Arizona (Diocese of … Continue reading

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ALERT PHOENIX! 26-27 August – Two talks you do NOT want to miss!

In the Catholic Sun, issued by the Diocese of Phoenix, I see advertised something that you do NOT want to miss if you are anywhere in the vicinity.
Priest with Vatican, Phoenix ties to share Church’s wisdom in Scottsdale
Fr. Robert Dodaro, … Continue reading

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Sister goes door to door asking Catholics to return to Mass

Never underestimate the power of an invitation.
Once upon a time there were groups like Legion of Mary, which could canvass parish neighborhoods.  Once upon a time, priests even walked about neighborhoods working on a census.  Then again, parish neighborhoods were … Continue reading

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Bp. Paprocki in a hostile crowd tells it like it is

There is a useful RSS feed widget on the side bar of this blog which reveals what the Cardinal Newman Society is up to these days.  Check it out.
Using that feed, I found their article on what happened … Continue reading

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Phoenix Legatus Conference Day 1

I am in Phoenix for the annual summit of Legatus. It really fires up tonight, but registration has begun. There is “hospitality” during the day. I may take my laptop down to the common area and work … Continue reading

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Bp. Olmsted (D. Phoenix) issues pastoral letter to priests about importance of Confession

From the onset, Fr. Z Kudos to His Excellency Most Rev. Bp. Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix for his new Pastoral Letter on CONFESSIONS!
The letter is called “Apostles of Mercy” and it is directed to the Priests of the Diocese of … Continue reading

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Bp. Olmsted removes “Catholic” status from another Phoenix hospital

Bp. Olmsted is reinforcing Catholic identity again.
As I wrote some time ago: We’ve seen this movie before, and it ain’t The Bells of St. Mary’s.
I saw this at azcentral.com:
Bishop strips Mercy Gilbert Medical Center of Catholic status
By Michael Clancy
The Republic
Mercy Gilbert … Continue reading

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