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Taking back the true dignity of women

Remember back in the old days, when they used to say that a beautiful woman “could stop traffic”? Well, it seems that modern-day feminists are reviving the idea, but with […]

DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 25: Ordination to the Diaconate for Darrick Leier, Angel Miguel Perez-Brown, Roberto Jose Rodriguez-Cruz and Tomislav Tomic at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception on February 25, 2017, in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Daniel Petty/Denver Catholic) DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 25: Ordination to the Diaconate for Darrick Leier, Angel Miguel Perez-Brown, Roberto Jose Rodriguez-Cruz and Tomislav Tomic at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception on February 25, 2017, in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Daniel Petty/Denver Catholic)

Four men ordained to transitional diaconate

As is tradition in the Archdiocese of Denver, several men were ordained to the transitional diaconate Feb. 25, the Saturday before Ash Wednesday, moving one step closer toward the priesthood. […]

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A new Lenten discipline

For Lent 2016, I adopted a new Forty Days discipline in addition to intensified prayer, daily almsgiving, and letting my liver have its annual vacation: I quit sports talk radio, […]

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All things Scalia (Father Scalia)

Father Paul Scalia made national headlines in 2016 when he delivered the homily at his father’s funeral. Instead of eulogizing the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (1936-2016) for his […]

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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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Can this broken family heal? Archbishop Aquila to attend 500th commemoration of Reformation

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation; a time for Catholics to remember the event that splintered Christendom into thousands of denominations and a time to work toward […]

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Healing the Reformation’s wounds

Five-hundred years have passed since the Reformation rippled through the Church, causing painful division and spurring changes. Sadly, even more divisions have occurred in that period. But the ecclesial and […]

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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 […]

Father Rob Trujillo of Epiphany Church in Lake City, Fla., hears a young man's confession during a pro-life gathering at the Verizon Center in Washington Jan. 23. Tens of thousands of young people gathered at two Washington arenas to rally and pray before taking part in the annual March for Life. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz) (Jan. 23, 2012) See LIFE-YOUTH Jan. 23, 2012. Father Rob Trujillo of Epiphany Church in Lake City, Fla., hears a young man's confession during a pro-life gathering at the Verizon Center in Washington Jan. 23. Tens of thousands of young people gathered at two Washington arenas to rally and pray before taking part in the annual March for Life. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz) (Jan. 23, 2012) See LIFE-YOUTH Jan. 23, 2012.

24 hours for the Lord returns to the Cathedral

Continuing the tradition started last year during the Year of Mercy, the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception will once again open its doors for 24 hours to those seeking […]

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A Lent to remember

  The best Lent of my life involved getting up every day at 5:30 a.m., hiking for miles through ankle-twisting, cobblestoned city streets, dodging drivers for whom traffic laws were […]

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Tales from the road: Winter Pilgrim checks in from Japan

Ann Sieben, better known around these parts as the Winter Pilgrim, is currently on a pilgrimage through snowy Japan beginning and ending in Nagasaki, and she provided an update from […]

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New seminary rector named

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver has named Father Daniel Leonard, current pastor of Christ the King Parish in Denver, as the new rector of St. John Vianney Theological Seminary. […]