Good news for families seeking a Catholic education

Karna Lozoya

For families who would like to send their children to Catholic schools, but for whom it doesn’t seem like a financially viable option, Superintendent of Catholic Schools Elias Moo has […]


Relationship, not sacrifice is at the heart of Lent

Archbishop Aquila

When we began Lent on Ash Wednesday, the Lord said to us, “return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your […]

A Classical comeback: Lourdes adds south campus

Roxanne King

When Rosemary Anderson arrived to Our Lady of Lourdes School in 2011, it had just 90 students and was on the brink of closing. Now at near capacity with 231 […]

New pipe organ installed at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary

Aaron Lambert

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 […]

St. Francis of Assisi’s mission alive in Denver parish

Vladimir Mauricio-Perez

Ornate scagliola columns firmly outline the central nave of Annunciation Catholic Church as if St. Francis of Assisi upheld the Church himself. His life, deeds and words continue to inspire […]

Today, on the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter the Apostle, we ask for St. Peter's intercession that the Lord would…


Relativism: An obstacle to the pursuit of truth

When I was a kid, my favorite television show was The Partridge Family. Mostly because I was completely enamored of the late David Cassidy, whom I was convinced I would […]

Love beer? Go on this pilgrimage and thank the monks

The history of Catholicism and beer is a fascinating one, combining a litany of libations with that of the saints and the rich spiritual tradition of the Church. Those intrigued […]


Remembering John Paul the Great: Three new books

When teaching college students a few years ago, I was shocked when I asked my students to tell me what they knew about Pope St. John Paul II. It wasn’t […]

Why we don’t pray

It’s Lent, which means it’s time to intensify our prayer lives. As good Catholics, we know we should pray, yet we often find ourselves simply not praying. Sure, we throw […]


Conscience and grace: A Lenten meditation

The scriptures of Lent in the Church’s daily liturgy invite two related reflections. The weeks immediately preceding Easter call us to walk to Jerusalem in imitation of Christ, so that, […]

Life was ‘God’s precious and loving gift’ for Denver priest of 60 years

Father Angelo Ossino, a longtime and beloved priest who served in the Archdiocese of Denver for over 40 years, died Feb. 13. He was 86 years old. Angelo Ossino was […]

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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 […]