All Saints History

All Saints Church History

•  June 1972: Father William McKay named pastor of new parish in East Mesa

•  September 1972: Bishop McCarthy approved the name All Saints

•  October 1974: First Mass was celebrated in the church

•  February 1975: Dedication and blessing of the church by Bishop McCarthy

•  1975:  McKay Hall and parking spaces were added to the campus

•  1995: Father McKay retired

•  July 1995: Father Robert J. Caruso named second pastor of   All Saints

•  October 2003 : The Diocese of Phoenix granted permission to build a larger church on the existing property

•  October 2004: New Church Building Project began

•  November 2009: Bishop Thomas Olmsted presided over the groundbreaking ceremony for the new church

•  December 2009: Construction begins on the new church

•  March 2011:  Construction is complete.  Fr. Caruso transferred the Eucharist to the new church on
   Palm Sunday and the first Mass was celebrated on Holy Thursday.

•  May 2011:  The original church was demolished

•  June 2011:  Dedication of the church by Bishop Olmsted

•  November 2011:  Bishop Olmsted blessed our Adoration Chapel and Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration begins