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Don’t forget to bring God to work

I belong to a prayer group on Facebook. People post their intentions, and the other members pray. It’s a great use of social media. The other day I posted, as […]

Women invited to develop faith ‘for the long haul’ at LUX Conference

Lisa Cotter and Leah Darrow have high hopes for young women who have a strong faith foundation but are seeking to go deeper. They created a conference designed specifically for […]

Ten ways to step up your Mass engagement

How important are the little things at Mass? Very important. The Eucharist is so important to the Christian life that it’s considered “the source and summit of the Church’s life […]

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Wanted: faithful men of virtue

On Friday, March 2, something happened at the Colorado state capitol that hasn’t happened in over 100 years. Lawmakers in the state House of Representatives voted to expel one of […]

What are the Dead Sea Scrolls?

One of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time is coming to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science March 16, and it has deep roots in the Christian faith. […]

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Parsing the “T”

About five years ago, a friend took her son with her when she went to a beauty shop to get her hair cut. The hairdresser was snipping away and the […]

Surprised by joy: Archbishop Aquila’s encounter with Tanzanians’ deep faith

For two weeks in January, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila witnessed the natural wonders of sub-Saharan Africa and the beauty of its people and culture when he visited Christ the King […]

Blind Faith Brewing: The new Catholic taproom in town

“He’s blind!” surprised customers exclaim when they see Tom Martinez, 44, grab his white cane after pouring a few glasses of a traditional, Trappist-style Quad. Martinez, a friendly guy with […]

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Rethinking “mission territory”

In his June 1908 apostolic constitution, Sapienti Consilio, Pope Pius X decreed that, as of November 3 that year, the Catholic Church in the United States would no longer be […]

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Relativism: An obstacle to the pursuit of truth

When I was a kid, my favorite television show was The Partridge Family. Mostly because I was completely enamored of the late David Cassidy, whom I was convinced I would […]

October ‘Saints, Monks & Beer’ pilgrimage will immerse pilgrims in Catholic culture

The history of Catholicism and beer is a fascinating one, combining a litany of libations with that of the saints and the rich spiritual tradition of the Church. Those intrigued […]

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Remembering John Paul the Great: Three new books

When teaching college students a few years ago, I was shocked when I asked my students to tell me what they knew about Pope St. John Paul II. It wasn’t […]