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How we answered Christ’s knock in 2016

“The Word who found a dwelling in Mary’s womb comes to knock on the heart of every person” at Christmas, Pope St. John Paul II said. Jesus is the Father’s […]

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An afternoon in Bethlehem

Bethlehem is a word that is often repeated at Christmas time. “And Joseph too went up from Galilee from the town of Nazareth to Judea, to the city of David […]

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Annual Financial Report shows Denver Archdiocese is strong and moving forward

The Denver Catholic spoke with the Denver Archdiocese’s chief financial officer, Keith Parsons, about the 2016 Financial Report, which can be viewed here. The interview has been edited for space […]

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Q&A: Producing ‘The Opus Joyous Show’—a new ‘Veggie Tales’ for Catholics

In a culture where quality content is increasingly more difficult to find, creatives like Jason Taylor are putting their talent toward producing material that stands out and educates people about […]

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OFFICIAL DECREE: Statutes of the Dean’s Board of the Archdiocese of Denver

Below is an official decree declaring the statues of the Dean’s Board of the Archdiocese of Denver. Click the image to view a PDF.

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Lourdes water returns to Denver

After a five-year dry spell, water from the famed Lourdes shrine in France is back in Denver. People can begin getting it next month when the Lourdes Marian Center at […]

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What moves you? Thousands to attend FOCUS’ SEEK2017 conference

It began as a gathering of 25 college students in 1999. In just 18 years, it has evolved into one of the largest Catholic conferences in the country, asking students, […]

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Christmas and the divine proximity

In October 2001 I had a long conversation with Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger. It was but weeks after 9/11; a new century and millennium were opening before us; and I wanted […]

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“Simple, humble” Julia Greeley placed on path to sainthood

An ex-slave from Hannibal, Missouri, who found her way to Denver and the Catholic Church in the late 1800s, is now the first person the Archdiocese of Denver has proposed […]

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Calling Pro-life Colorado: stand up and ‘be counted’

Every pro-life Coloradan is invited to gather the second week of January at the State Capitol to “be counted” and “show with overwhelming numbers” that this state is pro-life, says […]

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The Persecution of Professor Esolen

(Image courtesy of Province of Saint Joseph via Flickr) Professor Anthony Esolen is a bright jewel in the crown of Catholic higher education in the United States, a scholar whose […]

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Moving documentary shown at In Defense of Christians chapter launch

On Dec. 6, Colorado Christian University premiered a documentary film called Our Last Stand, which recounts the journey of Helma Adde and other Syrian-American women who traveled to Iraq and […]