Catholic school students choose prayer over walk-outs

Aaron Lambert

On March 14, Denver’s Catholic school students honored the 17 victims of the Parkland, Fla. shooting not by rising to their feet in protest, but by dropping to their knees […]

Man witnessed jumping from Denver blaze says God was present

Vladimir Mauricio-Perez

Elías Venegas, 53, the man who was witnessed hanging from the third floor trying to escape the raging fire that rapidly consumed the construction site at 18th and Emerson on […]


Wanted: faithful men of virtue

Archbishop Aquila

On Friday, March 2, something happened at the Colorado state capitol that hasn’t happened in over 100 years. Lawmakers in the state House of Representatives voted to expel one of […]

Good news for families seeking a Catholic education

Karna Lozoya

For families who would like to send their children to Catholic schools, but for whom it doesn’t seem like a financially viable option, Superintendent of Catholic Schools Elias Moo has […]

What are the Dead Sea Scrolls?

Aaron Lambert

One of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time is coming to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science March 16, and it has deep roots in the Christian faith. […]

St. Joseph was a father, a guardian and a protector. May we follow his example as we strive to be the same for othe…


Getting ready for Synod-2018

The headline on the March 3 story at the CRUX website was certainly arresting — “Cardinal on charges of rigged synods: ‘There was no maneuvering!’” The cardinal in question was […]

Strong temptations? Defeat them like the Desert Fathers

The fact that we don’t do what we want but instead do what we hate is a problem as old as our first parents. Yet, we can interpret temptation either […]


Learning from the White Rose

Seventy-five years ago last month, Sophie and Hans Scholl and their friend Christian Probst were executed by guillotine at Munich’s Stadelheim Prison for high treason. Their crime? They were the […]

Blessings abound in Catholic Foundation’s 20 years

“It is more blessed to give than to receive,” Jesus Christ said. Donors to The Catholic Foundation of Northern Colorado say his words (Acts 20:35) are true. Freedom, joy and […]


The future of the Church in China

My last review focused on Pope St. John Paul II—not only a great saint, but also a hero in the downfall of Communism in Eastern Europe. Both Weigel and Kengor […]


Letter to a young man on combating six lies

As a young man, you are embarking on a great adventure, to find your place in the world. Unfortunately, the world will tell you many things along the way, so […]


Don’t forget to bring God to work

I belong to a prayer group on Facebook. People post their intentions, and the other members pray. It’s a great use of social media. The other day I posted, as […]

Women invited to develop faith ‘for the long haul’ at LUX Conference

Lisa Cotter and Leah Darrow have high hopes for young women who have a strong faith foundation but are seeking to go deeper. They created a conference designed specifically for […]

Ten ways to step up your Mass engagement

How important are the little things at Mass? Very important. The Eucharist is so important to the Christian life that it’s considered “the source and summit of the Church’s life […]


Parsing the “T”

About five years ago, a friend took her son with her when she went to a beauty shop to get her hair cut. The hairdresser was snipping away and the […]

Surprised by joy: Archbishop Aquila’s encounter with Tanzanians’ deep faith

For two weeks in January, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila witnessed the natural wonders of sub-Saharan Africa and the beauty of its people and culture when he visited Christ the King […]

Blind Faith Brewing: The new Catholic taproom in town

“He’s blind!” surprised customers exclaim when they see Tom Martinez, 44, grab his white cane after pouring a few glasses of a traditional, Trappist-style Quad. Martinez, a friendly guy with […]