Karna Swanson

Karna Swanson

Director of Communications

Archbishop Samuel Aquila speaks to students attending the Fifth Grade Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Feb. 5. Archbishop Samuel Aquila speaks to students attending the Fifth Grade Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Feb. 5.

Archbishop Aquila’s golden rule of dating

As Valentine’s Day approaches, people young and old turn their attention to matters of the heart, eager to share their advice on the “do’s” and “don’ts” of dating. This year, […]

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, left, shakes hands with Larry Smith, president and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Denver. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, left, shakes hands with Larry Smith, president and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Denver.

Catholic Charities “a valuable partner,” says Mayor Hancock

During a visit to Mi Segunda Casa Head Start, Mayor Michael Hancock praised Catholic Charities as a “valued stakeholder” and “valuable partner” for the city. Through Mi Segunda Casa, Catholic […]

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Pope Francis appoints new bishop to Pueblo diocese

Pope Francis named Msgr. Stephen Berg, 62, the diocesan administrator of the Diocese of Fort Worth, as the fifth bishop of the Diocese of Pueblo. He succeeds Bishop Fernando Isern who […]

A Little Sister of the Poor arranges flowers with residents of the order's Mullen Home for the Aged in Denver in this DCR file photo. A Little Sister of the Poor arranges flowers with residents of the order's Mullen Home for the Aged in Denver in this DCR file photo.

Obama to Little Sisters: It’s just a piece of paper

When the Obama administration refuted on Friday the temporary injunction granted to the Little Sisters of the Poor protecting them from the controversial Health and Human Services contraceptive mandate, the […]

A monstrance holds the Blessed Sacrament for eucharistic adoration. A monstrance holds the Blessed Sacrament for eucharistic adoration.

Night adoration growing among Hispanics

Northern Colorado, once home to the third largest nocturnal adoration group in the United States, is experiencing a new surge of night adoration in its Spanish-speaking parishes. Last month, some […]

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Pope Francis launches missionary revolution

Pope Francis marked the end of the Year of Faith by giving the Church an “an impressive gift,” says Father Felix Medina, pastor of Queen of Peace Parish in Aurora. […]

The new online experiences of the Denver Catholic Register and El Pueblo Catolico are 100 percent responsive, meaning they are optimized for viewing on a variety of screen sizes (laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc.) The new online experiences of the Denver Catholic Register and El Pueblo Catolico are 100 percent responsive, meaning they are optimized for viewing on a variety of screen sizes (laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc.)

Are you ready for more DCR?

You’re not losing a daughter; you’re gaining a son. This is the typical expression used to comfort the worried mother-of-the-bride who is distraught with the prospect that her daughter’s wedding […]

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila greets parishioners at St. Augustine Parish in Brighton. Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila greets parishioners at St. Augustine Parish in Brighton.

Migrants look to Church for flood relief

More than a month after historic amounts of rainfall deluged the state of Colorado, thousands of survivors are still living the ravages of the natural disaster, including some 300 undocumented […]

Archbishop Aquila with Catholic health care workers after the White Mass Oct. 19. Archbishop Aquila with Catholic health care workers after the White Mass Oct. 19.

To follow your conscience is to follow God, says Archbishop

Acting in accord with one’s conscience is important, if that conscience is informed by the voice of God, says Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver. The archbishop spoke of the […]

Pope Francis standing with cross at a Papal Mass July 7 in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Pope Francis standing with cross at a Papal Mass July 7 in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome.

Pope Francis: ‘Let’s not do business with the devil’

Rome, Italy – In his Oct. 11 daily Mass homily, the Holy Father warned of the discreet presence of the devil, exhorting those gathered to be astute in their spiritual lives. […]