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What is Classical education?

We celebrate Catholic Schools Week beginning January 28th. That day also marks the feast of the patron of Catholic schools, St. Thomas Aquinas, who wrote that “whoever teaches the truth […]

What to watch on Netflix: February

Here are a few films and shows to watch coming to Netflix in February. Be sure to check IMDB’s “Parents Guide” for the film if you need to screen its […]

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The Catholic Church doesn’t do ‘paradigm shifts’

Ever since Thomas Kuhn popularized it with his 1962 book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, the notion of a “paradigm shift” has led to fascinating arguments about whether this or […]

STEM Program Arrives at St. Francis de Sales

On Jan. 12, students of St. Francis de Sales quietly gathered in the school’s gymnasium. They weren’t preparing themselves for an awards ceremony or a guest speaker. Rather, curiosity and […]

Teaching as a vocation means joy in work

Pay for teachers in Catholic schools is traditionally less than that of their colleagues in public schools so parochial school educators aren’t there for the money. Rather, they’ll tell you […]

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Standing among patriots for Catholic Schools Week

Jay Clark is the executive director of Seeds of Hope. It was certainly not as dramatic, perilous or historic, but I could not help but feel a little like I […]

Q&A: We want to build missionary disciples, says new superintendent Elías Moo

Elías J. Moo, principal of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Academy, reflected on his life, career and mission after being named Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Denver. […]

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To be or not to be — parsing the implications of suicide

In recent years we have witnessed a growing tendency to promote suicide as a way of resolving end-stage suffering. Physician-assisted suicide is now legal in a handful of states and […]

Driver’s license panel to host Bishop Rodriguez

Driver’s licenses strengthen our families, communities and society. For this reason, the Colorado Catholic Conference and Together Colorado will sponsor the informative panel, TOGETHER WE DRIVE, on Jan. 31, to […]

Paul Dudzic named Chief Development Officer for archdiocese

Paul Dudzic visited the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception during a visit to Denver, 18 years ago. Then-Archbishop Charles J. Chaput celebrated Mass, and the service inspired a decision […]

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Homage to Don Briel

In the history of U.S. Catholic higher education since World War II, three seminal moments stand out: Msgr. John Tracy Ellis’s 1955 article, “American Catholics and the Intellectual Life;” the […]

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Celebrate and support the sacred gift of life

Editor’s Note: This column is adapted from Archbishop Aquila’s remarks to the 2018 Celebrate Life March, which took place on January 13th in front of the Colorado State Capitol building. […]