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New fronts in the fight for life

In the coming weeks, I will be joining Catholics and other pro-lifers in the 40 Days for Life campaign of prayer, fasting and witness. This effort to protect life is […]

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Marian Moment #4: Mary’s love for souls

As we get ready for the Oct. 13 consecration of the Archdiocese of Denver to the Immaculate Heart, we will be publishing six short preparatory videos to prepare our hearts […]

Benevolent shop-owner John Erger dies at 85

He was a kind, generous, holy soul beloved by those who knew him as family, or friend, or as owner of John Erger Church Goods in northwest Denver, where for […]

Lessons in Hope: the final panel of the ‘John Paul II Triptych’

A triptych is a picture, or more commonly an altarpiece, that appears on three panels, though meant to be understood as a single composition. The term can also be applied […]

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 […]

Bishop Rodriguez to migrant farmers: You are not alone

Denver Auxiliary Bishop Jorge Rodriguez had a message for migrant workers and their families during a special Mass Sept. 24 at St. Nicholas Parish. You are not alone. “My message […]

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Marian Moment #3: Mary’s love for the Cross

As we get ready for the Oct. 13 consecration of the Archdiocese of Denver to the Immaculate Heart, we will be publishing six short preparatory videos to prepare our hearts […]

‘Forgive me Father, I have a tattoo.’ ‘Hey, so do I!’

“…You know that’s permanent, right?” So goes one of an array of responses when a discerning young person tells their parents they want to get a tattoo. “Why would you […]

How should a Catholic evaluate health care policy?

Another effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act seems on the verge of failure, after three Republican senators stated that they would not support a pending Senate bill. […]

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The transmigration of theological nonsense

During the Long Lent of 2002, Sister Betsy Conway, who lived in the Bostonian epicenter of the clerical sexual abuse crisis, spoke for many self-identified progressive Catholics when she told […]

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 […]