The Kerygma: An Old Word and a New Evangelization

Scott Elmer is the Director of Evangelization and Family Life Ministries for the Archdiocese of Denver. Since Pentecost (Around 33 A.D.), the Church has been preaching a message of salvation […]

Who is Jesus Christ?

Aaron Lambert

As Catholics, it’s so easy to get caught up in the doctrine and dogma and theology of the Church that we often forget the fundamental question of Christianity: Who is Jesus Christ? […]

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The importance of Jackie Robinson

George Weigel

In the history of the modern American civil rights movement, three iconic moments are typically cited. May 17, 1954: The U.S. Supreme Court hands down its decision in Brown v. […]

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Everyone deserves a chance to compete in the job market

Jenny Kraska is the executive director of the Colorado Catholic Conference. In 2000, Pope John Paul II proclaimed that “we are still a long way from the time when our […]

Official Appointments: April 5, 2017

The Archdiocese of Denver has announced new appointments for priests. Pastors/Administrators Reverend James Baird, appointed Pastor, St. Martin de Porres Parish, Boulder, Colorado, effective June 14, 2017, for a six-year […]

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Colorado bishops comment on 50 years of legalized abortion in Colorado

Amid celebrating the joy of Christ’s resurrection, we pause to remember the dark shadow cast over Colorado 50 years ago. April 25, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of Colorado becoming […]

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Scouting in the balance

I was dismayed to learn this past January that the Boy Scouts of America decided to end their practice of more than 100 years that allowed only boys to be […]

Who’s your favorite evangelist?

We can learn a lot from people around us and the men and women who went before us in sharing who Jesus Christ is with other people. Evangelizing might not […]

Catholic school students learn to be stewards of creation

In Pope Francis’ second encyclical, “Laudato si,” (“Praise be to you”) the pope urges the faithful to be good stewards of the Earth. The title is taken from St. Francis […]

The forgotten truth of Catholicism: A love story

Pope Francis has been quoted as saying that the Church is a love story, and that it’s only in the path of love that it can grow. Reboot! Live!, an […]

First and foremost, faith is a relationship

The Catholic Church is more known to the world by her doctrines; what’s not as widely known or understood, is that the Gospel, the heart of Catholicism, is an invitation […]

Why does the Church have boundaries on cremation?

Last October, the Vatican released an instruction on cremation stating that, while the Church does allow it, the body must still be buried in a cemetery or other sacred space, […]

Six ways to transform your suffering with Stations of the Cross

Holy Week is a perfect time to reflect on Jesus’ suffering and what his passion means to us in our own. We can’t ever escape suffering in this life, but […]

How the Good Friday liturgy can change your life

Most of us aren’t strangers to the Good Friday service, or Good Friday itself, for that matter — but sometimes we go through the motions and miss the richness behind […]

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The power of the Cross

Blessed John Henry Newman (1801-1890) – a theologian who came to prominence in the Victorian Age – can help us check the Church’s spiritual pulse in the post-modern twenty-first century, […]

Mexican nuns of new order open first U.S. convent in Denver

It seems providential that a new order of Discalced Carmelite nuns, whose charism is to know and to make known the glory of the Holy Trinity, has arrived to Denver […]

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Navigating the troubled waters of relativism

David Uebbing serves as the Chancellor for the Archdiocese of Denver. American society is experiencing profound cultural shifts, creating times of great uncertainty, especially for Christians and Catholics. In “Strangers […]