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Greg Maddux, Jesus Christ and the Sword of the Spirit

In the Church’s eternal wisdom, the feasts of Easter and Pentecost fall around the start of baseball season. Some might be tempted to pass this off as “coincidence,” but I […]

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May 13 priestly ordination

On May 13, eight men were ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Denver. Denver Catholic photographers Andrew Wright and Daniel Petty were to capture the beautiful celebration.

Eight priests ordained on feast of Our Lady of Fatima

May 13 marked a joyous occasion for the Archdiocese of Denver as eight men were ordained to the priesthood. Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila presided over the ordination Mass at a […]

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A note on Our Lady of Visitation

When one arrives in Colorado, one soon encounters a large immigrant community originating from Latin America. But there is also another Latino community here, but it’s one that speaks primarily […]

Read all about Fatima

May 13 marks the 100 years since Our Lady appeared to the young shepherds in Fatima, Portugal. Though one of the more popular devotions in the Church, much can be […]

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Priceless priestly gifts

The central task of the priest is “to bring God to men and women,” Pope Benedict XVI once told the priests of Rome. Priests are tremendous gifts from Christ to […]

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Mary and the meaning of Mother’s Day

I have celebrated eight Mother’s Days so far, being on the receiving end of not quite a decade of handmade cards and hinted-at gift suggestions from “the kids” (but perhaps […]

Francisco and Jacinta Marto: Great saints who changed history

One hundred years ago this month, as the world sank deeper into the world war that would leave the continent devastated and millions dead, three shepherd children from the small, […]

Fatima in Lucia’s own words

The apparitions and miracles that occurred at Fatima, Portugal in 1916 and 1917 rocked the country at the time and the rest of the world soon after. This year, in […]

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The fifty-day party

If you can find it in your attic, open your old, pre-Vatican II missal, and look at the Sundays between Easter and Pentecost, which are titled “Sundays after Easter.” Now […]

Book by professor-priest aims to right theology of the body misinterpretations

From 1979 to 1984 St. John Paul II gave 129 general audience talks on human sexuality and the human person that came to be called the “theology of the body.” […]

Archbishop signs no-4/20 petition

After marijuana-themed rallies celebrating 4/20 left a downtown park trashed and threatened the safety of some civilians, Denver’s Archbishop Samuel Aquila has signed a petition to put an end to […]