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The splendor of love banishes darkness

Archbishop Aquila

We live in a culture that is very confused about love, particularly the sexual aspect of love. This confusion, combined with our fallen human nature, is deeply hurting many people, […]

Meet Denver's newest transitional deacons, ordained Feb. 10

On Saturday, Feb. 10, four seminarians studying for the Archdiocese of Denver were ordained to the transitional diaconate, putting each of them one step closer to the priesthood. Adam Bradshaw […]

Don’t miss the ‘agape’ in Lent this year

Vladimir Mauricio-Perez

It’s estimated that the average American can save around $700 if they give up chocolate, fast food, alcohol, caffeine and cigarettes during Lent. In fact, many Catholics don’t only think […]

How to live Lent, according to the Catechism

Karna Lozoya

If there’s one thing we think we know about Lent, it’s that we’re supposed to “give something up.” We’re not sure why, but we pick something we like to indulge […]

Faith and basketball crossover at Catholic Families Night Feb. 25

Aaron Lambert

For the the fourth year in a row, the Denver Nuggets are hosting Catholic Families Night at the Pepsi Center on Sunday, Feb. 25, where they will face-off against the […]

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New pipe organ installed at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary

If a seminary’s primary role is to form the priests of tomorrow – a divine task – then it’s only fitting that the instrument used for adoration and worship during […]

Dead Sea Scrolls come alive in Denver

The Dead Sea Scrolls, one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time, are going to appear in an exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science from March […]

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Pork Roll, Lent, and Catholic identity

A few weeks before Ash Wednesday, an Associated Press squib with Lenten implications appeared in the Washington Post sports section: * YANKEES: New York’s Class AA affiliate in Trenton, N.J., […]

“Don’t say that you’re too young!”: Four men ordained to the transitional diaconate

During the diaconate ordination this past Saturday, February 10th, in The Cathedral Basilica of The Immaculate Conception in Denver, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila told the four candidates to not feel […]

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How cheap sex changes religious practice

Catholics understand sex as a mutual giving of self, which should express the love and fruitfulness of marriage. The mutual giving that occurs in sex has led some to speak […]

The life of the Cistercian monks in the sacred valley of the Rockies

At 4:30 a.m. the first bell rings in St. Benedict’s Monastery, marking the first prayer of the day. The lonely valley, still dark, encounters its first light, that of God […]

Five things to do for your beloved on Ash Valentine’s Day

Please note: This article is meant to be a fun take on celebrating Valentine’s Day on Ash Wednesday.  It’s not every year that Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day fall on […]

Bishop Barron: How the Church can defeat relativism

Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles, best known for his Word on Fire Ministry, spoke about the origins of relativism, the challenges it brings to evangelization and the different ways […]

Make prayer a priority this Lent

If penance is what the season of Lent is all about, then prayer is the vehicle to practice it. Only by entering into deep, intimate conversation with the Lord can […]

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Men without conviction, churches without people

Europe’s wholesale abandonment of its Christian faith is often explained as the inevitable by-product of modern social, economic, and political life. But there is far more to the story of […]

The voice of the Church against contraceptives

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of the encyclical Humanae Vitae, on human life in which Pope Paul VI spoke of married love amid the new challenges […]

Pope Francis wants you and your family in Ireland

Beauty, faith, joy, culture and Jesus will all be present at the World Meeting of Families this Aug. 18-27 in Dublin, Ireland – and Pope Francis wants you to be […]