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Punishing the poor and needy

Archbishop Aquila

Every afternoon in downtown Denver, homeless men, women and children are given shelter, food and a place to wash themselves. Not far away, hundreds of people are receiving high quality […]

Denver priests win first Colorado Priests Softball Game

Mark Haas

When shortstop Fr. Darrick Leier stepped to the plate in the 1st inning with the bases loaded, the former college athlete knew he had a chance to do something big. […]

What is it to be a Doctor of the Church?

In every age of confusion and challenge the Church has faced, the Holy Spirit has bestowed on certain men and women a unique gift of wisdom in living out and […]

Denver parish transmits spirit of stewardship, community for over 45 years

When Father Chris Renner requests volunteers for a new parish outreach project, he often has a different problem than most priests: too many people respond. It’s a problem many pastors […]

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Should the Church talk about money? If we follow Christ’s teaching, yes.

Deacon Steve Stemper

In Luke Chapter 3, three different groups asked John the Baptist what they should do to bear the fruit of repentance. John gives three answers: 1) Everyone should share clothes […]

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A caveat on the great Tom Wolfe

When the great Tom Wolfe died on May 14 — he of the white suits, the spats, and the prose style as exuberant as his wardrobe — I, like millions […]

Giving the best of yourself: Why the Catholic Church cheers for sports

Have you ever wondered if God is a sports fan? While many of us here in Colorado may want to believe that an orange sunset is a sign that God […]

St. Thomas More youth rally intertwines faith and fun

Kylie Klimek’s strong faith gave her the courage to do something many adults wouldn’t — share her beliefs with a neighbor whose family is atheist. The seventh-grade student at St. […]

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A pastor in full

Almost a quarter-century ago, Father Jay Scott Newman, back in Rome to finish a graduate degree after his priestly ordination in Charleston, took me on an extended ramble around the […]

“A Hit For Vocations” – Priest Softball Game on Friday

For cars driving on Federal Blvd. in Broomfield last Friday afternoon, they may have noticed a group of men having a softball practice at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Pretty much […]

Brett Kavanaugh nominated to U.S. Supreme Court

By Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Jul 9, 2018 / 07:25 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- President Donald Trump announced Monday night he is nominating Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court to fill […]

Mt. Olivet cemetery offers spiritual, corporal works of mercy

On Hart Island in the Long Island Sound of New York City, more than one million unclaimed people’s remains are buried. It is the largest tax funded cemetery in the […]

Deacons have ‘tremendously positive effect’ on archdiocese

Men who are inclined to serve the community and develop their faith might have a deeper calling — one to the permanent diaconate. “We’re looking for men who are truly […]

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The 2018 Summer Reading List

The vacation season is an opportunity to escape TwitterWorld and do some serious reading. These books will help make your summer enjoyable, instructive, or both. Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s […]

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The smoke over medical marijuana

A comprehensive 2015 scientific review found medical marijuana to be useful only for a small number of medical conditions. Writing in the Journal of the American Medical Association, an international team […]

Supreme Court ruling protects pro-life pregnancy centers’ free speech

On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked enforcement of a California law that requires pro-life pregnancy centers to provide information to women about state-funded abortions. In a 5-4 ruling, […]

OFFICIAL DECREE: Updates and changes to the Pastoral Handbook

Below is an official decree declaring updates and changes to the pastoral handbook for the Archdiocese of Denver, effective July 1, 2018. Click the links below to view PDFs of […]