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priory logo phxThe Crosier Community of Phoenix lives and prays together in their priory located in the Biltmore area of central Phoenix. The Crosiers serve as associate pastors and provide weekend assistance in the Diocese of Phoenix. They are involved in a number of apostolates, including campus ministry, immigration assistance, jail ministry, spiritual direction, visiting memory care patients, and other ministries that serve the Church.

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Lenten Crosier Taizé Prayer Around the Cross - Phoenix

Join the Crosier Community of Phoenix for their Taizé Prayer Around the Cross during the Lenten season. Taizé Prayer is a meditative, communal prayer that begins with the singing of simple and repetitive songs, without many words. The worship is quiet and reflective to create a prayerful environment that helps people draw closer to God and the place of the cross.

This style of prayer is one way the Crosiers express a communion with the crucified Christ, with people who suffer and are in need of healing, and with all those who gather. The focus of Taizé is on Christ and the cross, reconciliation, and prayers for the suffering throughout the world. The one-hour prayer will be held at various parishes throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area. Click here for dates and parish locatons. All are welcome!

Be Part of Arizona Gives Day with the Crosiers on April 7!

The Crosier Fathers and Brothers are very excited to participate in this year's Arizona Gives Day on April 7! This is a powerful 24-hour online giving experience that unites Arizonans to support causes close to their hearts. We hope the Crosiers are close to your hearts and we invite you to participate by helping us sustain our life and ministry. Please share the information with your friends and family as well. Every gift to the Crosiers on Arizona Gives Day helps us receive matching funds. For more information, visit www.azgives.org.
 

The Empty Tomb 

Join the Crosiers for “The Empty Tomb” on April 9 from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. at the Crosier Province headquarters in Phoenix. This is an evening of reflection, meditation and prayer focusing on identifying and rejoicing in the fullness of the resurrection. Make a spiritual evaluation of Lent and an Easter journey with Fr. Bob Rossi, osc. The evening will end with Taizé prayer around the cross. Registration is required, www.crosier.org. Cost: per person. Info: 602-443-7115.

Citizenship Preparation Classes begin April 11 

The Crosier Community of Phoenix is hosting its next series of citizenship classes to those interested in learning the basics of becoming a U.S. citizen, and to those wishing to develop their English skills. The series runs for six consecutive Saturdays, April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9 and 16. Information provided will include preparation for the exam and interview. Classes are conducted in English by Br. Jim Lewandowski, osc, who has worked as an immigrant advocate and is an accredited representative by the Board of Immigration Appeals. The first class begins April 11 from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at 4423 N. 24th St., in Phoenix. Classes are free (with a single fee for materials). For more information or to reserve a place in class, contact Br. Jim at 602-769-7744.
 
Crosswalk: A Veterans' Journey to Healing
 
Crosswalk is a program created to help veterans explore how to find God and help them reclaim spiritual hope and healing by addressing questions that include, What did I see? What did I do? What was done to me? Please join us April 18 for, "A Morning of Continued Healing," presented by Fr. Robert Rossi, osc. This special program is focused on helping veterans:
 
  • Find a spiritual link with Christ to let go of suffering
  • Have a deeper hope in facing personal challenges
  • Experience mutual healing with veteran comrades
  • Become a source of hope for other veterans
Lunch is included with your registration. For questions or more information, please call 602-443-7115. Click here to register.
 

Caminando Juntos (Walking Together)

The Crosier Fathers and Brothers, in collaboration with the Diocese of Phoenix, are presenting a special two-day symposium for Latino lay leaders to raise awareness, educate and lay a foundation for future spiritual accompaniment in the Latino community. The program features a distinguished panel of speakers, informative and interactive group discussions and much more.The symposium will take place Sat.-Sun., April 25-26 at Xavier College Preparatory High School in Phoenix. It will be conducted entirely in Spanish. Registration is required. Details at www.crosier.org.

 

The Crosiers in Phoenix welcome guests to our community, though we have limited overnight space in our current residences. If you would like to inquire about accommodations, please contact the prior, Fr. Tom Enneking, osc, by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , by phone at 602.224.0434, or via mail at PO Box 32705, Phoenix, AZ 85064.

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The Association of the Companions of the Holy Cross is comprised of Catholic men and women, single and married, who wish to deepen their baptismal commitment through the inspiration of the Crosier way of life.

The Companions, a group connected with the Crosier Community of Phoenix, embrace fellowship with other Companions and Crosiers, establish a daily rhythm of prayer in the spirit of the liturgy, and provide acts of service in response to human and religious needs.

The Companion program began in 2008, and the first group of candidates made their commitment in March 2009. Since then, the association continues to grow under its second director, Fr. Stephan Bauer, osc. Companion life and service are guided by the Companion Constitutions, which were approved by the Crosier Order. The Constitutions are an inspirational document, naming the values of the Crosier tradition and providing guidance for living by them.

For more information about the Companions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call 602.224.0434.

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Sunday Mass

Mount Claret Retreat Center Chapel
4633 N. 54th Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85018
Morning Prayer: 7:30 a.m.
Mass: 8 a.m.

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