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How we face death reveals our love for life

Gary Schaaf is the Executive Director for the Archdiocese Mortuary and Cemeteries. “Even the weakest and most vulnerable, the sick, the old, the unborn and the poor, are masterpieces of […]

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Rogue One’s Chirrut and Baze are not a couple

Father Ryan O’Neill is the vocations director for the Archdiocese of Denver. I think sexuality is very important, but when the world I live in constantly tells me that all […]

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A few tips on managing your digital archives

According to a study done in 2015, 68 percent of Americans have a smartphone. If you count yourself among this number, there’s a very good chance you have some pictures […]

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Don’t put scratchy toilet paper in the guest bathroom

Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson is the author of “God Loves You, Chester Blue” and other books. You can reach her at Suzanne@suzanneelizabeths.com or facebook.com/suzanneelizabeths. First impressions make all the difference. Over […]

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Embrace the waiting this Advent

Brianna Heldt is a Catholic writer, speaker and podcaster. Her work has appeared in various print and online publications. Five years ago, one of my daughters desperately needed open heart […]

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What if Proposition 106 were written better?

This perspective was written by Peter Srsich, a seminarian currently studying at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary in Denver. Much of the debate around Proposition 106 is about how the bill itself […]

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 8: Priests and deacons process into the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception for the Jubilee Year of Mercy Mass as Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila (C) looks on December 8, 2015, in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Daniel Petty/Denver Catholic) DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 8: Priests and deacons process into the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception for the Jubilee Year of Mercy Mass as Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila (C) looks on December 8, 2015, in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Daniel Petty/Denver Catholic)

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Beyond mercy

I anxiously rushed through the martial arts ranks pursuing the coveted black belt as if it were the finish line in a marathon. After a few years of hard effort, […]

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In physician-assisted suicide debate, language matters

I hope that you had an opportunity to read a front page article in the Aug. 28 edition of the Denver Post titled: “Matters of Life, Death and Language: The terminally ill […]

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Growth, innovation and leadership in our Catholic schools

This is an exciting time for Denver’s Catholic schools! We are looking forward to welcoming back thousands of children for the start of the new school year Aug. 22. Our […]

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 22: Denver County election judge Paul Aragon of Denver, Colorado holds "I Voted!" stickers while waiting for passing motorists to drop off ballots outside the Denver Elections Division building October 22, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. Early voting began October 22 in Colorado is taking place in many battle ground states including Ohio, Wisconsin and Florida.  (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images) DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 22: Denver County election judge Paul Aragon of Denver, Colorado holds "I Voted!" stickers while waiting for passing motorists to drop off ballots outside the Denver Elections Division building October 22, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. Early voting began October 22 in Colorado is taking place in many battle ground states including Ohio, Wisconsin and Florida.  (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

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Vote, yes, but please study first

A few weeks ago I was with friends in a mountain town, soaking up the local color, when a woman in full stars and stripes regalia approached us. Her: “Are […]

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What is a deacon?

This column is by Deacon Joe Donohoe. On June 18, 2017, the Catholic Church celebrates the 50th anniversary of the signing of “Sacrum Diaconatus Ordinem,” (Sacred Order of the Diaconate) by Pope Paul VI. This ecclesial document is significant to the life […]

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Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains: An ex-employee’s perspective

Three years ago I was the happiest guy on earth. I had a great job paying over $100K a year, an amazing wife, and a beautiful step son. I learned […]