The life of the Cistercian monks in the sacred valley of the Rockies

At 4:30 a.m. the first bell rings in St. Benedict’s Monastery, marking the first prayer of the day. The lonely valley, still dark, encounters its first light, that of God […]

Meet Denver’s newest transitional deacons, ordained Feb. 10

On Saturday, Feb. 10, four seminarians studying for the Archdiocese of Denver were ordained to the transitional diaconate, putting each of them one step closer to the priesthood. Adam Bradshaw […]

Five things to do for your beloved on Ash Valentine’s Day

Please note: This article is meant to be a fun take on celebrating Valentine’s Day on Ash Wednesday.  It’s not every year that Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day fall on […]

Bishop Barron: How the Church can defeat relativism

Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles, best known for his Word on Fire Ministry, spoke about the origins of relativism, the challenges it brings to evangelization and the different ways […]

Don’t miss the ‘agape’ in Lent this year

It’s estimated that the average American can save around $700 if they give up chocolate, fast food, alcohol, caffeine and cigarettes during Lent. In fact, many Catholics don’t only think […]

Make prayer a priority this Lent

If penance is what the season of Lent is all about, then prayer is the vehicle to practice it. Only by entering into deep, intimate conversation with the Lord can […]

How to live Lent, according to the Catechism

If there’s one thing we think we know about Lent, it’s that we’re supposed to “give something up.” We’re not sure why, but we pick something we like to indulge […]

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Men without conviction, churches without people

Europe’s wholesale abandonment of its Christian faith is often explained as the inevitable by-product of modern social, economic, and political life. But there is far more to the story of […]

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The splendor of love banishes darkness

We live in a culture that is very confused about love, particularly the sexual aspect of love. This confusion, combined with our fallen human nature, is deeply hurting many people, […]

The voice of the Church against contraceptives

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of the encyclical Humanae Vitae, on human life in which Pope Paul VI spoke of married love amid the new challenges […]

Pope Francis wants you and your family in Ireland

Beauty, faith, joy, culture and Jesus will all be present at the World Meeting of Families this Aug. 18-27 in Dublin, Ireland – and Pope Francis wants you to be […]

The problem with undocumented immigrants, Colorado driver’s licenses

Affected undocumented immigrants and Auxiliary Bishop of Denver Jorge Rodriguez brought awareness to the effects of the oversights present in the SB-251 and the moral obligation to seek its improvement, […]