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Men without conviction, churches without people

Europe’s wholesale abandonment of its Christian faith is often explained as the inevitable by-product of modern social, economic, and political life. But there is far more to the story of […]

The voice of the Church against contraceptives

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of the encyclical Humanae Vitae, on human life in which Pope Paul VI spoke of married love amid the new challenges […]

Pope Francis wants you and your family in Ireland

Beauty, faith, joy, culture and Jesus will all be present at the World Meeting of Families this Aug. 18-27 in Dublin, Ireland – and Pope Francis wants you to be […]

The problem with undocumented immigrants, Colorado driver’s licenses

Affected undocumented immigrants and Auxiliary Bishop of Denver Jorge Rodriguez brought awareness to the effects of the oversights present in the SB-251 and the moral obligation to seek its improvement, […]

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What is Classical education?

We celebrate Catholic Schools Week beginning January 28th. That day also marks the feast of the patron of Catholic schools, St. Thomas Aquinas, who wrote that “whoever teaches the truth […]

What to watch on Netflix: February

Here are a few films and shows to watch coming to Netflix in February. Be sure to check IMDB’s “Parents Guide” for the film if you need to screen its […]

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The Catholic Church doesn’t do ‘paradigm shifts’

Ever since Thomas Kuhn popularized it with his 1962 book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, the notion of a “paradigm shift” has led to fascinating arguments about whether this or […]

STEM Program Arrives at St. Francis de Sales

On Jan. 12, students of St. Francis de Sales quietly gathered in the school’s gymnasium. They weren’t preparing themselves for an awards ceremony or a guest speaker. Rather, curiosity and […]

Teaching as a vocation means joy in work

Pay for teachers in Catholic schools is traditionally less than that of their colleagues in public schools so parochial school educators aren’t there for the money. Rather, they’ll tell you […]

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Standing among patriots for Catholic Schools Week

Jay Clark is the executive director of Seeds of Hope. It was certainly not as dramatic, perilous or historic, but I could not help but feel a little like I […]

Q&A: We want to build missionary disciples, says new superintendent Elías Moo

Elías J. Moo, principal of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Academy, reflected on his life, career and mission after being named Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Denver. […]

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To be or not to be — parsing the implications of suicide

In recent years we have witnessed a growing tendency to promote suicide as a way of resolving end-stage suffering. Physician-assisted suicide is now legal in a handful of states and […]