Carmen Elena Villa

Columnist

Cardinal O’Malley visits Denver’s Annunciation Parish

Even though the horizon looks bleak when it comes to immigration and end-of-life issues, there is hope, says the archbishop of Boston, Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley. The cardinal, who is […]

Archbishop to consecrate archdiocese to Our Lady of Fatima Oct. 13

“I want to announce that this coming Oct. 13, I will be consecrating the archdiocese to Our Lady of Fatima, entrusting to her Immaculate Heart the entire Archdiocese of Denver […]

The last testament of Benedict XVI

How does he spend his days in the Mater Ecclesiae monastery? What led him to make the difficult decision to renounce the pontificate? These and other questions are answered by […]

Endow Denver launches Hispanic division

The small signs of chivalry towards woman—opening the car door, giving up the seat on the bus—is part of a “silent recognition” of that greatness. This was said by auxiliary […]

The Hidden Figures of the Space Race

The great deeds and discoveries of humanity always have one or several protagonists, but also hundreds of people who act “behind the scenes” and whose names may never be recorded […]

perspective

An afternoon in Bethlehem

Bethlehem is a word that is often repeated at Christmas time. “And Joseph too went up from Galilee from the town of Nazareth to Judea, to the city of David […]

Centro San Juan Diego honors 1st graduate of program with Mexican university

Three years ago, Monica Chavez didn’t even know how to turn on a computer. But this Dec. 6, she was the first student to graduate with a bachelor’s degree through […]

A piece of Venice in Denver

How did the Venetian painters of the 15th and 16th centuries influence the history of art? By simply observing the exhibition “The Glory of Venice” at the Denver Art Museum, […]

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish now a diocesan shrine

Denver’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish has been named a diocesan shrine by Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila, “because of its service to the Hispanic population and with the purpose of […]

Bishop-elect Rodriguez through his family’s eyes

When Bishop-elect Jorge Rodriguez was six years old his parents took a trip to Mexico City, and when they asked their son Jorge what he wanted as a gift, he […]

A priest is what he is because of Christ

At the end of August, Father Jorge Rodríguez was named the auxiliary bishop of Denver. He will be ordained a bishop on Nov. 4 in Denver’s Cathedral Basilica of the […]

Newly canonized saints reflect holiness in daily life

Along with José de Jesús Sánchez del Río, Pope Francis canonized another six saints of four nationalities on Sunday, Oct. 16. Elizabeth of the Trinity (1880-1906) She was born Elisabeth Catez in […]