Denver’s ‘Angel of Charity’ on road to sainthood

Aaron Lambert

A freed slave, a servant, and perhaps one day a saint – Julia Greeley was not your average Denverite, according to her biographer, Capuchin Friar Father Blaine Burkey. “People have […]

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Embrace the waiting this Advent

Brianna Heldt is a Catholic writer, speaker and podcaster. Her work has appeared in various print and online publications. Five years ago, one of my daughters desperately needed open heart […]

A little help making holiday cocktails — from the Saints

Aaron Lambert

Despite popular belief, adult beverages and the Catholic Church definitely go hand in hand; just ask Dr. Michael Foley, author of Drinking with the Saints: The Sinners Guide to a […]

Letter from the bishops of the Archdiocese of Denver to the immigrant Hispanic community

Archbishop Aquila

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ in the immigrant Hispanic community: We know that the outcome of the elections this week has raised concerns and fear among some in the […]

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A (liturgical) new year’s resolution

George Weigel

If the civil new year is an occasion to resolve to Do Better in the future, the liturgical new year, the real new year that begins at First Vespers on […]

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St. Louis students lend a helping hand to Haiti

In 2010, a devastating earthquake ravaged Haiti. Just a few months ago, Hurricane Matthew ripped through Haiti, further damaging a country that was in the process of rebuilding. Haiti’s need […]

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Building a culture of life in Colorado

There’s no reason for a woman to have an abortion in Colorado, which has been legal for decades. And there’s no reason for anyone to take their own life through […]

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Denver faithful buy cows for struggling African diocese

Thanks to the support of local parishes through the Missionary Cooperative Plan, a diocese in Democratic Republic of Congo now has a starter herd of cattle, which means hope for […]

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Catholic Charities to distribute 3,000 turkeys to the needy

The annual Turkey Drive held by Catholic Charities is getting a helping hand from the Church of the Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. On Nov. 18, 2,900 turkeys donated by the […]

DENVER, CO, DECEMBER 14, 2015. Parishioners of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Denver celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Photo by Andrew Wright/Denver Catholic DENVER, CO, DECEMBER 14, 2015. Parishioners of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Denver celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Photo by Andrew Wright/Denver Catholic

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish now a diocesan shrine

Denver’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish has been named a diocesan shrine by Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila, “because of its service to the Hispanic population and with the purpose of […]

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Archbishop Aquila: Year of Mercy ends, but God’s grace continues

The Year of Mercy was a time of extraordinary grace, conversion and spiritual renewal that caught the hearts of the faithful. So said Archbishop Samuel Aquila at a midday Mass […]

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On our need for the real Thomas More

Next month marks the fiftieth anniversary of the film, A Man for All Seasons. And if it’s impossible to imagine such a picture on such a theme winning Oscars today, […]

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Everybody loves a great book

Whether you’re an avid reader, or not, everyone likes owning great books. So why not consider giving some great Catholic books to friends and family this year? Here are a […]

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Adorable to quirky, a Catholic gift guide

Say a Hail Mary and hope for the best – the holiday season is upon us, and you know what that means: it’s shopping season. As the old adage goes, […]

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Give gifts worthy of a King

Be honest, your heart sinks a little at the approach of Christmas. The First Sunday of Advent draws near, and what looms large before us are long to-do lists, multiple trips […]

DENVER, CO - MAY 17: Ordination of Priests in the Archdiocese of Denver at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception on May 17, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Daniel Petty/Denver Catholic Register) DENVER, CO - MAY 17: Ordination of Priests in the Archdiocese of Denver at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception on May 17, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Daniel Petty/Denver Catholic Register)

Official Appointments: November 15, 2016

Reverend Simon Kalonga has been appointed Pastor at St. Joseph Parish in Ft. Collins, effective January 11, 2017 for a period of six years. In the meantime, we have appointed the […]

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Saint John’s Bible on display in Stafford Library

The Cardinal Stafford Library at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary now has on public display a “significant” and extremely limited piece of contemporary religious art. Cardinal J. Francis Stafford blessed […]