Therese Bussen

Therese Bussen

Columnist

What to watch on Netflix: January

Here are films and shows coming to Netflix in January, as well as a few things you might want to check out before they leave. Be sure to check IMDB’s […]

Here’s how to fully embrace the art of Advent and true celebration

For parents especially with young children, it’s a difficult balance to raise them in the world with its own culture while trying to instill a way of life that’s centered […]

Seeing with eyes of faith: How blindness transformed one woman’s trust in God

With wafts of delicious smells coursing through the kitchen, Laura Revan, 50, begins chopping a green pepper — blindfolded. And she does so with ease, skill and a big smile […]

Expecting? New course seeks to prepare both body and soul

For expecting parents, there’s no shortage of resources, classes and programs that guide them through the physical aspects of pregnancy and childbirth, but few that incorporate a spiritual element to […]

You’ll want to see this movie about St. Paul opening next Easter

A new Biblical film, Paul, the Apostle of Christ, starring Jim Caveizel (The Passion of the Christ) and James Faulkner (Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey) explores the question, “Is […]

Denver Catholic Biblical School to offer semester-long class on Isaiah

Beginning Jan. 9, the Denver Catholic Biblical School will offer “The Fifth Gospel: A Study of the Book of the Prophet Isaiah” as a semester-long class at the St. John […]

Why should you spiritually prepare for Christmas?

The holiday cheer, the Christmas music, the warm drinks and the shopping deals — these are just a few of the things we love most as we get close to […]

What to watch on Netflix: December

Here are films and shows coming to Netflix in December, as well as a few things you might want to check out before they leave. This month, we also have […]

Here are beautiful centers for your next retreat

Advent is a typically noisy and busy season — which means it’s all the more beneficial to step away from the hustle and reflect on God and renew a relationship […]

What the saints have to say about gratitude

Gratitude isn’t just for the season of Thanksgiving, it’s part of a healthy spiritual life. It’s everywhere in the Bible, from the Psalms (“Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his […]

This one daily practice can transform you both spiritually and mentally

The Thanksgiving season is usually when we more intentionally think about gratitude — but it often ends with the holiday. While it’s good to remember what we’re thankful for during […]

Ways to give to the poor this Christmas

Giving to the poor is something we should all do as Christians, but as we remember that Christ gave himself to us when he became man, the Christmas season is […]