Karna Swanson

Karna Swanson

Director of Communications

Ready for the Denver Catholic Schools Ice Bucket Challenge?

Denver Catholic schools will begin a new academic year Monday, and ice cubes will be involved. On Friday, Superintendent Richard Thompson launched the Archdiocese of Denver Catholic Schools Ice Bucket […]

Prayers answered

Colorado’s three Catholic bishops are unanimously praising the “historic religious liberty decision” of the U.S. Supreme Court that allows for-profit businesses to exercise their religious beliefs and not comply with […]

‘You were not chosen for small things’

The path to discerning one’s vocation is not the comfortable path, and can sometimes mean going against the tide, said Pope Francis. In his letter for the World Day of […]

Truth of marriage never changes

By Karna Swanson As the Church prepares for October’s synod on the pastoral challenges of the family, Archbishop Samuel Aquila is urging his brother bishops to proclaim the joy of […]

Heroic Polish martyr to be profiled on Colorado Public Television

The story of Blessed Father Jerzy Popieluszko, the courageous chaplain of the Solidarity movement in Poland in the early 1980’s, will air this Friday, May 2, at 7 p.m. on Colorado […]

You responded, made a difference

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila gave credit for the pro-life victory in Colorado tonight to the people of Colorado “who listened to God’s call” and voiced their opposition to the abortion […]

Archbishop urges prayer, action in face of SB175

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila is inviting all Coloradans of goodwill to spend 10 minutes in prayer over the weekend, and to take action against a proposed bill that would enshrine […]

“If this is the gay rights movement…count me out”

Mountain View, Calif., (CNA/EWTN News).- Critics slammed Web browser Firefox’s announcement that CEO Brendan Eich resigned in wake of controversy surrounding his support of traditional marriage, calling the move intolerant […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]