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Let’s not make a deal…at least this deal

Helping those who have broken away from the Catholic Church come back into full communion is a noble endeavor. But such reconciliations cannot be conducted as if they were the […]

Colorado bishops comment on 50 years of legalized abortion in Colorado

Amid celebrating the joy of Christ’s resurrection, we pause to remember the dark shadow cast over Colorado 50 years ago. April 25, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of Colorado becoming […]

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Scouting in the balance

I was dismayed to learn this past January that the Boy Scouts of America decided to end their practice of more than 100 years that allowed only boys to be […]

Who’s your favorite evangelist?

We can learn a lot from people around us and the men and women who went before us in sharing who Jesus Christ is with other people. Evangelizing might not […]

The Kerygma: An Old Word and a New Evangelization

Since Pentecost (Around 33 A.D.), the Church has been preaching a message of salvation which we call the Kerygma. Simply, the Kerygma is the announcement about Jesus Christ, his life, […]

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The importance of Jackie Robinson

In the history of the modern American civil rights movement, three iconic moments are typically cited. May 17, 1954: The U.S. Supreme Court hands down its decision in Brown v. […]

Catholic school students learn to be stewards of creation

In Pope Francis’ second encyclical, “Laudato si,” (“Praise be to you”) the pope urges the faithful to be good stewards of the Earth. The title is taken from St. Francis […]

The forgotten truth of Catholicism: A love story

Pope Francis has been quoted as saying that the Church is a love story, and that it’s only in the path of love that it can grow. Reboot! Live!, an […]

First and foremost, faith is a relationship

The Catholic Church is more known to the world by her doctrines; what’s not as widely known or understood, is that the Gospel, the heart of Catholicism, is an invitation […]

Who is Jesus Christ?

As Catholics, it’s so easy to get caught up in the doctrine and dogma and theology of the Church that we often forget the fundamental question of Christianity: Who is Jesus Christ? […]

Why does the Church have boundaries on cremation?

Last October, the Vatican released an instruction on cremation stating that, while the Church does allow it, the body must still be buried in a cemetery or other sacred space, […]

Six ways to transform your suffering with Stations of the Cross

Holy Week is a perfect time to reflect on Jesus’ suffering and what his passion means to us in our own. We can’t ever escape suffering in this life, but […]