Meet the men becoming priests this May

On May 19, five men studying for the Archdiocese of Denver will be ordained to the priesthood. Interestingly enough, none of the men being ordained are from St. John Vianney […]

Parish generosity rewarded through Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal rebate

This past January, Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Mead celebrated the dedication of its brand new church building. Among the excitement surrounding the new church was also a need for […]

Retreat to help cancer-afflicted ‘face their immortality’

When Denise Archuleta was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2009, her life changed drastically. “When you get cancer, you get thrown into chaos,” she told the Denver Catholic. Archuleta, a […]

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How we protect life determines our future

The moment you first see a child on the ultrasound monitor at the doctor’s office is truly breathtaking. You see the baby moving, you hear its heart beating — there […]

Cardinal Stafford librarian celebrates two decades of service

Lyn Cotton and her fellow staff members at the Cardinal Stafford Theological Library will never forget the summer the library’s smoke alarm went off. Perhaps it was the cause of […]

Sisters offer spiritual motherhood to those they serve

When Sister Joseph Marie Cruz was a child, her family lived near the Mullen Home in Denver where the Little Sisters of the Poor serve the elderly in need, and […]

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Quitting Old Paths

This commentary was written by Father John Nepil, a priest of the Archdiocese of Denver currently studying in Rome. Henri de Lubac once noted a correspondence between the Reformation’s criticism […]

June 7 marks 100 years since Julia Greeley’s death

“Is she a saint?” So read the headline on the cover of the April 15, 1998 issue of the Denver Catholic Register, coupled with a picture of Julia Greeley. Little […]

The mother who said ‘yes’ to God, even in her illness

The month of May was made for mothers — the heart of the family, the cornerstone that is many times called to a silent and subtle type of holiness and […]

Faith, careers and motherhood

A great number of women desire to be mothers without leaving aside their professional life. This is without a doubt a great dilemma for many women of our day. Achieving […]

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Freedom is never free

When I first visited Lviv, the principal city of western Ukraine, in 2002, the transportation from plane to airport terminal was an old bus towed by a Soviet-era tractor; today, […]

Five ways to get creative this Mother’s Day

It’s the moment your mom has been waiting for. She gets dressed up, puts on some makeup and heads to the car. You drive her to your family’s go-to restaurant […]