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Rome Comes to Phoenix!

Please join the Arizona Patrons as we welcome, from Rome...

Fr. Daniel Hennessy, LC

International Director,
Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums

Fr. Hennessy became the Director in July, 2016. This is his first trip to Phoenix since assuming his new role; he will be updating the members and friends on projects, plans, and activities in and around the Vatican Museums.

And our very SPECIAL GUEST:

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted  

The Most Reverend
Thomas J. Olmsted

Bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix

Bishop Olmsted was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska in 1973, and was installed as the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix in 2003.

For 16 years, Bishop Olmsted lived in Rome, where he obtained a master’s degree in theology, a doctorate in Canon Law, and worked more than nine years in the Secretariat of State of the Holy See. In 2015, he released  his apostolic letter to men "Into the Breach", which has been translated into 9 languages, and continues to inspire men worldwide.

Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be provided,
so please register HERE by December 2, 2016.

Patron Members, as always, are free.
Guest tickets may be purchased for $15.

The Arizona Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums is an interfaith, 501(c)3 non-profit organization concerned with the protection, restoration and preservation of human history contained in the great repository of art and artifacts of the Vatican Museums.