Therese Bussen

Therese Bussen

Columnist

Catholic medical students fearlessly take pro-life issues head on

With abortion and contraception deemed as necessary practices in the medical field, and now with the legalization of physician-assisted suicide in Colorado, the healthcare field is not friendly to the […]

Archbishop consecrates Archdiocese of Denver to Immaculate Heart of Mary

On the centennial of Our Lady’s final apparition to the Fatima children and the Miracle of the Sun on Oct. 13, hundreds were gathered in the Cathedral Basilica of the […]

Secular Carmelites in Denver? A vocation you probably weren’t aware of

There are plenty of religious orders: Dominicans, Franciscans, Salesians, Jesuits, Carmelites — but did you know about secular orders? Secular orders, or third orders, are branches of religious orders for […]

Who is Saul Alinsky?

Gradual infiltration of ideas so as to shape culture without its members even realizing it: This is what one man in the 20th century set out to do — and […]

What’s on Netflix: October

After sharing some films available on Netflix available last month, here are films and shows coming to Netflix in October, as well as a few things you might want to […]

Is it possible to be a professional Catholic painter today?

As the Archdiocese of Denver has prepared for consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, one particular image of her stood out — a painting by Cameron Smith, which depicts […]

Msgr. Horrigan remembered as “humble, faith-filled man”

Msgr. Leo Horrigan, after suffering from a long illness, died Sept. 17, 2017, after serving for 56 years as a priest. He was 83. The longtime Denver resident was born […]

5 ways to tell if it’s worth it to watch that movie

It can be hard to find movies to watch. A recent Netflix study showed that 18 minutes of our time on a given day is spent just searching for a […]

How can a Christian live in culture?

Following the release of his book Disarming Beauty in May, Father Julián Carrón, international leader of the Communion and Liberation movement, will be speaking in Denver next month on Oct. […]

Love St. Thérèse? Here are 3 events for her feast around the Archdiocese

St. Thérèse of Lisieux is, according to Pope Pius X, “the greatest saint of modern times” — so much so that St. John Paul II declared her a Doctor of […]

Catholic high schools unite to provide hurricane relief

After Hurricane Harvey left the city of Houston in disaster and Hurricane Irma threatened south Florida, two Denver Catholic high schools came together at their rivalry football game Sept. 8 […]

St. John Vianney’s new seminary rector shares his hopes for this year and beyond

As the school year starts off, so does St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, and this year, Father Daniel Leonard, former pastor of Christ the King Parish who has taught at […]