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Father Joseph Hearty on ministering to the dying

Father Joseph Hearty serves as the chaplain for Divine Mercy Supportive Care hospice. In this video interview, he talks about his role as a priest in ministering to the dying.

FAQs on Assisted Suicide and the Sacraments

Beginning in 2017, it is legal for Colorado doctors to write a suicide prescription for a consenting person who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness with six months or […]

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May 13 priestly ordination

On May 13, eight men were ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Denver. Denver Catholic photographers Andrew Wright and Daniel Petty were to capture the beautiful celebration.

Priestly ordination on Fatima centennial a reminder of Mary’s role in priesthood

It’s not every year that a priestly ordination falls on the anniversary of one of the Church’s most celebrated events. On May 13, the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of […]

Colorado bishops comment on 50 years of legalized abortion in Colorado

Amid celebrating the joy of Christ’s resurrection, we pause to remember the dark shadow cast over Colorado 50 years ago. April 25, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of Colorado becoming […]

Official Appointments: April 5, 2017

The Archdiocese of Denver has announced new appointments for priests. Pastors/Administrators Reverend James Baird, appointed Pastor, St. Martin de Porres Parish, Boulder, Colorado, effective June 14, 2017, for a six-year […]

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With weeks to go, Catholics rethink Lenten sacrifice

Several Catholics across northern Colorado may have bit off more than they could chew this Lent, as pastors are widely reporting that their parishioners might not make it to Easter […]

Back to our (green) roots

The Denver Catholic is marking 117 years of serving northern Colorado this week by publishing our original masthead, just as it was originally15 published on the first edition of The […]

Four men ordained to transitional diaconate

As is tradition in the Archdiocese of Denver, several men were ordained to the transitional diaconate Feb. 25, the Saturday before Ash Wednesday, moving one step closer toward the priesthood. […]

New seminary rector named

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver has named Father Daniel Leonard, current pastor of Christ the King Parish in Denver, as the new rector of St. John Vianney Theological Seminary. […]

Statement on false claim regarding Charlie Johnston’s messages

Mrs. Beckie Hesse, using the online profile “Beckita,” stated in a Feb. 7, 2017 blog post titled “The RESCUE Has Begun” that the messages of the alleged visionary Mr. Charlie […]

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Catholic Schools Week mania

The week of Jan. 29 marked Catholic Schools Week, and it certainly was a busy one this year. Special masses and celebrations happened all week at each of the schools […]