Therese Aaker

Therese Aaker

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What does “bearing witness” to our culture look like?

Bearing witness to our culture hangs on this deeply personal question: “Are we convinced that what has been given to us will satisfy the human heart?” It’s a question that […]

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Here’s what’s actually in “Beauty and the Beast.”

Well, that was exhausting. After all the media hype surrounding the “exclusively gay moment” in Disney’s latest live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast,” it turns out that the hype […]

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4 things you need to know before you get married

Marriage is a beautiful vocation. Too often, though, many see it as the fulfillment of personal happiness or just a life milestone to reach — but it’s so much more […]

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Going crazy for classical education

With Our Lady of Lourdes school’s wild success after implementing the classical education model, other Catholic schools are also taking the leap to try it out: Frassati Catholic Academy launches […]

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What does the Church say about feminism?

Ever since the Women’s March in D.C. on Jan. 21, the topic of feminism is abuzz in both the mainstream media as well as the Church. But for the Church, […]

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More contraception? At what cost?

Access to birth control is about to get a whole lot easier for Colorado at the peril of women’s health, according to Catholic healthcare specialists. After a bipartisan bill passed […]

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The book mainstream media won’t talk about or want you to read

With 40 Days for Life starting March 1, it’s important to remember why we pray to end abortion. Here’s a little reminder, courtesy of a recently published book on the […]

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Dating Detox: Not your typical chastity book

“Lord give me chastity, but not yet” is one of the most relatable quotes from a saint (this one from St. Augustine of Hippo) for those of us struggling to […]

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Catholic Millennials in the digital age: How do I date?!

Catholic millennials struggle with dating. Somewhere between trying to avoid an aggressive “hookup culture” – short-termed casual flings focused on physical intimacy without the commitment – and dating with the […]

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Local authors remind young women they’re ‘Daughters of the King’ in new book

With so many voices competing for the attention of young people, living in the world as a Catholic millennial can be a confusing journey, especially when it comes to learning […]

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Q&A: The most important legislative issues Colorado Catholics should keep an eye on this year

While political involvement on a national level gets more attention, it’s important to be aware of how the Catholic community can get involved on a state level with this year’s […]