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“To experience and obtain the Indulgence, the faithful are called to make a brief pilgrimage to the Holy Door, open in every Cathedral or in the churches designated by the Diocesan Bishop, and in the four Papal Basilicas in Rome, as a sign of the deep desire for true conversion.”
~ Letter of His Holiness Pope Francis
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FRIENDS of the Cathedral is an auxiliary organization comprised of members of the faithful who seek to foster awareness, develop identity and support the Cathedral of the Diocese of Phoenix.
Space is extremely limited for a fantastic Pilgrimage opportunity with Bishop Olmsted and Fr. Lankeit to the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in the ARchdiocese of Santa Fe, NM. It is open to anyone who would like to participate. Registration ends January 30th! Below is a few highlights of the trip.
This past April 11, Pope Francis announced to the world a Jubilee Year of Mercy beginning on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8, 2015, and concluding on the Solemnity of Christ the King on November 20, 2016. He proclaimed the Year of Mercy in a document called a papal “bull of indiction” which he titled Misericodiae Vultus (meaning, “looking for mercy”). When I hear the term “papal bull” I get a funny picture in my mind of the pope walking his pet bull on a leash through the Vatican gardens!
But what is a papal bull, really?
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The Friends of the Cathedral have an endowment fund held by the Catholic Community Foundation to support their mission to support the Cathedral. Prayerfully consider making a gift that will provide a stream of revenue in perpetuity!
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