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Waugh’s Helena, Father General, and the reality of revelation

Evelyn Waugh’s slim and critically unappreciated novel, Helena, was something of a literary experiment for a modern master of English literature. The eponymous heroine, mother of the Emperor Constantine, talks […]

Q&A: Christopher West reflects on the Passion ‘like you’ve never heard before’

Christopher West has never been one to play it safe. His talks on Pope St. John Paul II’s revered Theology of the Body go against basically every modern-day notion of […]

Sensitive locations, not ‘sanctuary’

With the election of President Donald Trump, many immigrants are uncertain of their future in America. The situation has ignited a national conversation about immigrants and their legal status. The […]

What does “bearing witness” to our culture look like?

Bearing witness to our culture hangs on this deeply personal question: “Are we convinced that what has been given to us will satisfy the human heart?” It’s a question that […]

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Lenten lessons from the silent saint

He was a man of silence and action. As we continue to walk through Lent, St. Joseph, the man who is revered as patron of the universal Church, and “the […]

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On “owning” the Church

The question of “who owns the Church” has had a stormy history in Catholic America, although the terms of reference have changed considerably over time. In the 19th century, “lay […]

Lutherans and Catholics mark growing unity with historic prayer service

The service of common prayer that gathered two bishops, some 50 clergy and more than 400 Lutheran and Catholic laity at Bethany Lutheran Church in Cherry Hills Village March 19 […]

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Here’s what’s actually in “Beauty and the Beast.”

Well, that was exhausting. After all the media hype surrounding the “exclusively gay moment” in Disney’s latest live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast,” it turns out that the hype […]

Fatima centenary brings Mary to Colorado

If you can’t travel to Portugal this year for the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, take heart, Mary has come to visit you. The International […]

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Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ and becoming God

Father Ryan O’Neill is the Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of Denver. When I forget that God’s dream for my life is deification—to share in his divinity—my Christian life […]

Back to our (green) roots

The Denver Catholic is marking 117 years of serving northern Colorado this week by publishing our original masthead, just as it was originally15 published on the first edition of The […]