Mullen Home marks 100 years of loving service in Denver

“I saw clean clothes, happy faces, and even radiant health. Between the youthful sisters and these old people reigns a mutual affection and respect to gladden the heart.” So reads […]

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Superheroes? Stardust? Or vessels of the Incarnation?

When I was first introduced to the fascinations of the DNA double-helix in a biology class at Baltimore’s St. Paul Latin High School, fifty years ago, the “unraveling” of this […]

Archbishop to DREAMERS: ‘You are a tremendous gift!’

To the DREAMERS of Colorado, I have been following closely the status of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and it was a great disappointment this morning to […]

91-year-old priest remembered for stoutheartedness, faithfulness

Monsignor Edward Madden, who celebrated his 65th anniversary as a priest this year, died Aug. 23 at Mullen Home. He was 91 years old. The longtime priest of the Archdiocese […]

‘Love in action’ fights nursing home residents’ loneliness

Her life’s work, she says, is a legacy to her grandmother and was inspired through prayer. “I was mad at God at the time, asking ‘Why does [Granny] have to […]

Archdiocese of Denver bishops lend support to DACA

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila and Auxiliary Bishop Jorge H. Rodriguez released a statement Friday urging the Catholics of northern Colorado to support through action and prayer the Deferred Action for […]

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Domesticating the divinity

Some biblical scholars consider the Book of Deuteronomy to be a collection of sermons: catechetical homilies on the great theme of the Exodus and the fulfillment of that epic adventure […]

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Bearing fruit by living Your charism

In 2015, Sherry Weddell’s Forming Intentional Disciples became the Catholic book to read. Its simple but powerful message focused ecclesial leaders on a fundamental but overlooked point: Jesus called us […]

Risen Christ Parish honors past 50 years, looks to future

Its unique architecture has led some people to call it “the ski jump” church. The pastor, however, prefers to call it “the launching pad to heaven.” Officially named Risen Christ […]

Religious freedom defended at third Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast

The plight of Christians in the Middle East was heard loud and clear at the third annual Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast, hosted by St. Rafka’s Maronite Catholic Church and Father Andre […]

Catholic Charities opens Denver’s largest women’s homeless shelter

On Aug. 24, Catholic Charities opened the largest women’s-only homeless shelter in Denver. Samaritan House Women’s Shelter in northeast Denver will offer emergency overnight shelter for up to 100 single […]

Walk for a neighbor in need

Founded in France in the mid-1800s, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul has been humbly serving the poor and needy for almost 200 years – yet few people are […]