‘Do you love me?’: This question central to newly ordained's priesthood, Archbishop says

During his homily at the May 19 priest ordination, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila told the five new priests that Jesus is asking them again: “Do you love me?” The archbishop […]

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How we protect life determines our future

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The moment you first see a child on the ultrasound monitor at the doctor’s office is truly breathtaking. You see the baby moving, you hear its heart beating — there […]

Sophia Montessori Academy thrives in first year

Pauline Meert and Irene O’Brien were both working on their Master’s degrees on separate continents with little financial security when they decided it was the perfect time to open a […]

The ‘Latin Mass’ is still relevant

Many Catholics would be skeptical to walk into a Mass that seems straight out of the Middle Ages, a Mass they could barely understand. The stigmas surrounding the “Latin Mass” […]

Boosting your relationship with the Holy Trinity

You cross yourself and begin to pray. But then you realize that not only Jesus, but also the Father and the Holy Spirit are God. And you don’t know who […]

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Dr. Edward Sri joins FOCUS as new Vice President of Formation

The work of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has bore much fruit in its campus ministry and evangelization efforts, and later this year, renowned Catholic theologian and author […]

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The priest I need

This is the time of year official appointments of pastors and parochial vicars are announced in the Archdiocese of Denver. Expectations are high. Each person has their own ideal of […]

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Forming mind and heart in faith

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind” (Romans 12:2). People tell me pretty regularly that we should not over-intellectualizing the faith […]

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The Holy See, China, and evangelization

In a recent interview, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of the Holy See, suggested that certain critics of a deal between the Vatican and the People’s Republic of China […]

Meet the men becoming priests this May

On May 19, five men studying for the Archdiocese of Denver will be ordained to the priesthood. Interestingly enough, none of the men being ordained are from St. John Vianney […]

Parish generosity rewarded through Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal rebate

This past January, Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Mead celebrated the dedication of its brand new church building. Among the excitement surrounding the new church was also a need for […]

Retreat to help cancer-afflicted ‘face their immortality’

When Denise Archuleta was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2009, her life changed drastically. “When you get cancer, you get thrown into chaos,” she told the Denver Catholic. Archuleta, a […]

Cardinal Stafford librarian celebrates two decades of service

Lyn Cotton and her fellow staff members at the Cardinal Stafford Theological Library will never forget the summer the library’s smoke alarm went off. Perhaps it was the cause of […]

Sisters offer spiritual motherhood to those they serve

When Sister Joseph Marie Cruz was a child, her family lived near the Mullen Home in Denver where the Little Sisters of the Poor serve the elderly in need, and […]

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Quitting Old Paths

This commentary was written by Father John Nepil, a priest of the Archdiocese of Denver currently studying in Rome. Henri de Lubac once noted a correspondence between the Reformation’s criticism […]

June 7 marks 100 years since Julia Greeley’s death

“Is she a saint?” So read the headline on the cover of the April 15, 1998 issue of the Denver Catholic Register, coupled with a picture of Julia Greeley. Little […]

The mother who said ‘yes’ to God, even in her illness

The month of May was made for mothers — the heart of the family, the cornerstone that is many times called to a silent and subtle type of holiness and […]