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Giving and answering Christ’s call

Before he ascended into heaven, Jesus gave the apostles a mandate: “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations … teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you” […]

Official Appointments: April 6, 2018

Here’s a list of all the new appointments for the Archdiocese of Denver, including pastor and parochial vicar reassignments, retirements and others. Pastors/Administrators Reverend Scott Bailey, appointed Pastor, Risen Christ […]

Suicide is preventable, let’s roll up our sleeves

Our youth are falling prey to the sad reality of suicide, and it’s hard to know what to do sometimes. For this reason, the Office of Child and Youth Protection […]

Paul, Apostle of Christ captures what it is to live, die for Christ

If there could be a word to describe the new film Paul, Apostle of Christ, it could be “martyrdom” — martyrdom suffered by the first Christians persecuted by Paul himself […]

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Lend a hand to those seeking employment or job-training

Jenny Kraska is the executive director of the Colorado Catholic Conference. In the Encyclical Laborem Exercens, His Holiness Pope John Paul II reminds us that it is “through work that […]

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Air turbulence and the Resurrection

If there’s anything Catholics in the United States should have learned over the past two decades, it’s that order – in the world, the Republic, and the Church – is […]

That dollar goes further than you think

It’s a question you’ve probably asked yourself every year: how far does that money you give to the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal really go? Or another: Will it really make a […]

What it’s like to play Jesus in the Way of the Cross play

Moisés Martin, a member of the young adults group at Queen of Peace Parish in Aurora, will be personifying Jesus at the bilingual Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) play […]

Host your own family Seder meal

We can’t transmit the Christian faith to our children without transmitting the story of our Jewish Fathers. Teaching the next generation the importance of Judaism and its practices in our […]

From the Passover Seder to the Eucharist

The Mass wasn’t an invention of the apostles or something Jesus created out of nowhere. A long tradition says it was a transformation of a Jewish liturgy: The Passover meal, […]

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Memory, identity, and patriotism

The second volume of my biography of St. John Paul II, The End and the Beginning, benefited immensely from the resources of Poland’s Institute of National Remembrance [IPN, from its […]

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The ongoing Christian genocide

Genocide is a serious accusation. Many people have spoken of an ongoing persecution of Christians in the Middle East as genocide, a claim that has clear backing in international law. […]