Diocese of Phoenix

Saint Clare of Assisi Parish was established by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, July 1, 2000.


We will celebrate our 50th Anniversary in 2019 with many special events.

Diocese Remembers




Most Reverend Thomas J. Olmsted (photo 1)


Auxiliary Bishop
Most Reverend Eduardo Nevares  (photo 2)


Diocese website 

This very informative and attractive website connects us to all things in the diocese and all the pastoral offices which serve parishes, schools and organizations around the diocese.

Go here also for sacrament policies for infants, children, teens and adults. There are seven sacraments in the Roman Catholic Church.

Sexual Abuse

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted addresses the sexual abuse crisis and the need for continuing efforts to provide a safe environment within the Church and society in general.

Safe-Environment Training and recertification is required for everyone who serves in our parishes and institutions. Many improvements have been made to the process in our diocese.
Phoenix.CMG Connect  (brought to us by Catholic Mutual Group)
State Reporting Agencies

Find a Parish

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix includes Maricopa County and the Native American Missions around Phoenix and stretches north to Utah and west to California and Nevada. There are three dioceses caring for Arizona: Phoenix and Tucson in Arizona and Gallup, NM which reaches parts of Arizona and New Mexico 

DPHX: Upcoming Events 

This events page informs us of events sponsored by the diocese for the the Catholic communities of the diocese

Parish Bulletin Announcements 

These announcements are sent to parish bulletin editors to select what is appropriate for their parish bulletins in their area.

Events Form

All events submitted via our events form are included in our flocknote distributions to parish bulletin editors. This is sent every Thursday at 3:30 p.m. and the deadline is the Monday prior by 4 p.m. Also, we usually like to receive the events at least 2-3 weeks prior to the event to give the bulletin editors sufficient time to include them in their weekly bulletins.

The only events we include on the diocesan website or facebook are those events sponsored by one of our offices.


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Foundation and Style Guide

See this page for permitted use of logos on social media https://dphx.org/logos/
The page will also tell you how to use social media hashtags etc.

Diocesan Blogs from various offices

DPHX Blogs

Podcasts on Apple

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix Podcast Homilies
The Bishop's Hour The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix
The Catholic Conversation The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix
Parenting Smarts The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix
I Got Issues The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix

Charity and Development Appeal 

CDA Annual Appeal


2019 CDA Video (English) 
or go to Video Resources Page here


2019 CDA Video (Spanish)






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