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Lenten inspiration from the ‘threshold of the apostles'

Archbishop Aquila

We are about to begin the first Lent of a new decade. And there is nothing like being in Rome for to prepare one for this period of recollection, conversion, […]

After decades of anticipation, northern Colorado will have its first Catholic high school

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“No one hesitated to remind me that it was the fourth feasibility study for a Catholic high school in northern Colorado,” Dr. Margo Barnhart humorously told the Denver Catholic, stressing […]

Haven't signed to get the late-term abortion ban on the ballot? Now's your chance

Aaron Lambert

If you haven’t had a chance to sign the petition to get Initiative 120 on the ballot this year, the deadline to sign is the end of this month! Initiative […]

“God, Sex and the Meaning of Life”: Come explore the beauty and power of the Theology of the Body

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The Archdiocese of Denver extends an invitation to explore the beauty and power of the Theology of the Body while bringing healing and sight to the blindness of our modern […]

What parents want most from their child’s school — and how Catholic schools fulfill it

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By Carol Nesbitt What do parents of school aged kids want most of all from their child’s school? Safety It’s probably first and foremost to know they’re safe — not […]

Querida Amazonia, Pope Francis’s much-anticipated post-synodal apostolic exhortation, presents the pope’s “four gre… https://t.co/VsIMq1pA3Q

Archbishop Aquila on ad limina visit, Pope Francis and more

During his ad limina visit Feb. 10-15, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila was granted an audience with Pope Francis for over two hours where they discussed several topics pertinent to the Church today. […]

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Beyond Amazonia

The post-synodal apostolic exhortation Querida Amazonia [Dear Amazonia] did not accept or endorse the 2019 Amazonian synod’s proposal that viri probati — mature married men — be ordained priests in […]

Q&A: How to maintain your faith during these challenging times

The challenges the Church faces today come not only from the surrounding culture that is increasingly hostile to it, but also from within. The sexual abuse crisis and the present […]

Pope Francis’ Amazon exhortation calls for holiness, not married priests

Pope Francis published his response to the Vatican’s 2019 Amazon synod in an apostolic exhortation Wednesday. Despite widespread speculation following the synod, the pope does not call for married priests, […]

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Flannery O’Connor and friends, revisited

Her fiction may occasionally get the chop in politically correct 21st-century American high schools. But as Benjamin Alexander writes in the preface to a new collection of her letters, Flannery […]

Pray the new Consecration to St. Joseph beginning Feb. 16

“Now is the time of St. Joseph!” Although it possible to overlook St. Joseph in the story of salvation history due to his silence in the Gospels, he plays an […]

New choir brings sounds of Renaissance to modern Mass

There’s a new sacred choir in the Archdiocese of Denver and its name conveys its mission: Gaudium Verum, which is Latin for “True Joy.” “We want to offer a glimpse […]

Bishop Machebeuf High School to launch new integrated curriculum

Important changes are coming to Bishop Machebeuf High School; changes that will secure the 62-year-old institution as a staple of Catholic education for years to come. Beginning in the fall […]

Go to a Nuggets game, help a school in need

For the sixth year in a row, the Denver Nuggets are hosting Catholic Families Night at the Pepsi Center on Sunday, March 1, where they will face-off against the defending […]

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Letter: The facts about late-term abortion and initiative 120

In their Dec. 6 editorial, the Denver Post asks Coloradans not to sign petitions currently circulating to place a late abortion ban on the 2020 ballot (Initiative 120). In their […]

What’s an ‘ad limina’ visit? Here are 8 things you need to know

On Feb. 10-15, bishops from Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico will travel to Rome for their “ad limina” visits. Here’s a few things to know: What is an […]

Pro-lifers invited to rally and rosary before hearing for abortion bills Feb. 11

All are invited to join the fight to protect unborn and newborn babies at a rally and press conference before the committee hearing for the Born Alive After Abortion Bill […]