Introducing Annunciation Heights

Aaron Lambert

Nestled in the Rocky Mountains and resting in the shadow of Long’s Peak, a new adventure for Catholic youth and families awaits. Annunciation Heights is a new Catholic youth and […]

Denver bishops issue statement on 'Family Separation Policy'

Denver bishops Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila and Bishop Jorge Rodriguez have released the following statement regarding the family separation policy being utilized at the U.S./Mexico border: “We join our brother […]

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From slavery to a tomb fit for a dignitary

David Uebbing

The year was 1883 and Colorado was hit with an economic recession that left thousands of people jobless. Silver miners were hit particularly hard and Denver was flooded with people […]

Denver firefighter inspired by Julia Greeley’s example

Mark Haas

Even 100 years after Julia Greeley’s death, Denver’s ‘Angel of Charity’ is still making an impact on the lives of firefighters in Colorado, like Lt. Derrick Johnson. “Julia Greeley has […]

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After the Irish debacle

George Weigel

I wasn’t surprised by the result of Ireland’s May 25 referendum, which opened a path to legal abortion in the Emerald Isle by striking down a pro-life amendment to the […]

“She had a warm place in her heart for them [Firefighters] and she went and she ministered to them.” @Denver_Fire

Catholic Charities joins with St. Raphael Counseling to increase services

Two Catholic counseling agencies serving the Denver Archdiocese have united to expand services to the community, officials said. The change was effective May 1. St. Raphael Counseling, founded in 2009, […]

Denver’s Cathedral close to reclaiming its former glory

The majestic towers of Denver’s iconic Cathedral Basilica now stand immaculate as they once did over a century ago. After months of cleaning, carving, replacing and repeating, the restoration of […]

Democrats for Life conference seeks to advance pro-life cause

According to a 2017 Gallup Poll, between 25-30% of democrats are pro-life and close to 30% feel abortion is morally wrong. “These democrats often feel intimidated and historically have been […]

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Homelands and social doctrines

With hundreds of bishops coming to the Vatican in October 2001 for a Synod, I decided to spend that month in Rome conducting interviews for what would eventually become the […]

Bakery ruling: A win for discrimination or religious liberty?

“I serve everybody, regardless of their sexual orientation or race.” Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips spoke these words to the Denver Catholic after the Supreme Court ruled in his favor […]

Carmelite lived the cloistered life ‘to the full’

In 1950, at the ripe age of 18, Sister Mona Claire of Our Lady entered religious life as a Carmelite of the Holy Spirit. For the next 67 years, she […]

They were fathers and became saints

Fatherhood is undoubtedly a sure path to holiness. Being a faithful husband, educating one’s children in the faith and having Jesus at the center are all concrete ways of living […]

Archdiocese honors Julia Greeley on 100th anniversary of her death

Hundreds gathered at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception the evening of June 7 to celebrate Mass for Servant of God Julia Greeley a century after she passed away. […]

Pope to Neocatechumenal Way pilgrims at jubilee: ‘Go!’

On May 5, at the grounds of Tor Vergata University, Pope Francis met with 150,000 members of the Neocatechumenal Way from across the globe to mark the 50th anniversary of […]

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Helpful guidelines for the spiritual life

“You are anxious and troubled about many things, but only one thing is necessary.” We recognize Jesus’ response to the busy Martha in these words (Luke 10:41-42), but can we […]

What Pope Francis wants fathers to know

The universal word “father” points to a fundamental relationship that is as old as human history. Yet, Pope Francis says we have reached a point in history in which many […]

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Consenting to Sex

Recent news articles exploring the post-#MeToo world of romance have noted the phenomenon of cell phone “consent apps,” allowing millennials to sign digital contracts before they have sex with their […]