Vladimir Mauricio-Perez

Columnist

What is it to be a Doctor of the Church?

In every age of confusion and challenge the Church has faced, the Holy Spirit has bestowed on certain men and women a unique gift of wisdom in living out and […]

Denver parish transmits spirit of stewardship, community for over 45 years

When Father Chris Renner requests volunteers for a new parish outreach project, he often has a different problem than most priests: too many people respond. It’s a problem many pastors […]

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The seven deadly sins of World Cup diving

Tensions rise, flags wave high, people cry, and players … players dive. Okay, that’s not all that happens in a World Cup – there’s a lot of good stuff – […]

Father Thomas Bradtke, a man whose ‘door was always open’

For almost 50 years, Father Thomas Bradtke served the faithful of the Roaring Fork Valley in Colorado as a priest and a friend. He passed away June 2, 2018 in […]

Denver’s Cathedral close to reclaiming its former glory

The majestic towers of Denver’s iconic Cathedral Basilica now stand immaculate as they once did over a century ago. After months of cleaning, carving, replacing and repeating, the restoration of […]

Bakery ruling: A win for discrimination or religious liberty?

“I serve everybody, regardless of their sexual orientation or race.” Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips spoke these words to the Denver Catholic after the Supreme Court ruled in his favor […]

What Pope Francis wants fathers to know

The universal word “father” points to a fundamental relationship that is as old as human history. Yet, Pope Francis says we have reached a point in history in which many […]

Q&A: Juan Carlos Reyes, new Director of Centro San Juan Diego, a product of its services

As Centro San Juan Diego (CSJD) celebrates its 15th anniversary, its new director Juan Carlos Reyes shared his goals and aspirations for the archdiocesan organization that serves hundreds of Hispanics […]

Radiating beauty ‘grace upon grace’

The paintings, the colors, the sounds and aroma… everything plays its role in the harmony of a church, the beautiful and holy place capable of lifting soul and body to […]

Was Jesus a pacifist?

As tensions intensify in the Middle East and in relations between the United States, Russia or North Korea, so does the fear of a possible nuclear war – and nobody […]

Boosting your relationship with the Holy Trinity

You cross yourself and begin to pray. But then you realize that not only Jesus, but also the Father and the Holy Spirit are God. And you don’t know who […]

The ‘Latin Mass’ is still relevant

Many Catholics would be skeptical to walk into a Mass that seems straight out of the Middle Ages, a Mass they could barely understand. The stigmas surrounding the “Latin Mass” […]