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Giving and answering Christ’s call

Archbishop Aquila

Before he ascended into heaven, Jesus gave the apostles a mandate: “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations … teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you” […]

Pope Francis responds to letters from Blessed Sacrament students

Aaron Lambert

Last week, Blessed Sacrament Catholic School received a surprise of papal proportions. Back in February, Nancy Lowell’s first grade class wrote some letters to Pope Francis. This assignment was two-fold: […]

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To the youth: Christ needs you!

Bishop Jorge Rodriguez

On April 22, the World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Vocations is celebrated in the Church: prayer for the ordained ministries (priesthood and diaconate), the consecrated life in all its […]

Opening the tomb of Christ

The life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ came alive for a group of researchers who opened the tomb where millions believe he was buried over 2,000 years ago. As […]

Official Appointments: April 6, 2018

Here’s a list of all the new appointments for the Archdiocese of Denver, including pastor and parochial vicar reassignments, retirements and others. Pastors/Administrators Reverend Scott Bailey, appointed Pastor, Risen Christ […]

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Saint John Institute hosts inaugural graduation

Regina Ramsey was tired of hearing complaints about what’s wrong with the world and what needs to change within the Catholic Church. She wanted to act. “I decided that I […]

Father Jan Mucha remembered for his ‘joy and simplicity’

When Father Marek Ciesla was 11 years old, he encountered a priest in his hometown in northern Poland who was visiting his parish on mission. “I was impressed,” said Father […]

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Learning to use social media well

Maybe it’s just me, but I have this total love/hate relationship with social media. I’ll have a week where I spend far too much time on Facebook, reading through discussion […]

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Roe v. Wade Derangement Syndrome

The defense of the indefensible often leads to a kind of derangement in otherwise rational people. That was the case with the defenders of slavery and legalized racial segregation; it […]

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Pope Francis: Hell-denier? No.

So the Pope has a friend — a rather colorful friend — with whom he likes to chat periodically.  This friend, unfortunately, is also a journalist.  A 94-year-old journalist who […]

Mounting evidence for the Shroud of Turin’s authenticity

On Easter Sunday, one of the possible Gospel readings described how Peter and John found the empty tomb. It also described the first sight of Jesus’ burial shroud: “So Peter […]

The saints ‘next door’

Every Christian has a goal, a longing in their heart, a yearning to become a saint. Yes, a saint. It’s not about holding an important office in the ecclesiastical hierarchy […]

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Ditch the modern-day masks of Jesus (pt. 1)

Jesus is arguably the most influential person to ever walk the Earth – and perhaps the most misunderstood. For many, he was a great moral teacher and speaker, for others, […]

Facebook privacy scandal a wake-up call for Catholics, experts say

As Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the senate with regards to the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal April 10 and 11, many Catholics wondered how this moral issue […]

Families, parishes discover beauty in restored order of initiation sacraments

When Avallina Goodman found out the Archdiocese of Denver would implement the restored order of the sacraments of initiation, she was a little wary. “We initially were a tad shocked,” […]

Have a devotion to Julia Greeley? The archdiocese wants to hear from you

You can help the Archdiocese of Denver in the cause for canonization of the Servant of God Julia Greeley, if you, or someone you know, had a devotion to this […]

‘Pray with your feet,’ walk the Road to Emmaus

If you are discerning your vocation, have energy to hike, camp and pray, or are a college student or recent college grad, you can immerse yourself in a pilgrimage to […]