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Voting decides history

Archbishop Aquila

In my travels throughout Colorado, I have experienced the goodness of the people of our state. We are a generous, welcoming and kind people. This coming Nov. 6, the country […]

Take Christ to the polls with you this Election Day

Aaron Lambert

As Election Day approaches, Colorado’s voters are gearing up for what is bound to be a crucial juncture in the state’s political future. As the 2016 presidential election proved, Colorado […]

Ballot Proposals: Making an informed vote

Denver Catholic Staff

Amendment A Amendment A would repeal a constitutional exception on the ban of slavery that allowed for slavery and involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime. In other words, in […]

Q&A: The Beer Option explores the rich brew of beer and Catholic culture

Aaron Lambert

It’s easy to scoff at the idea of beer playing an important role in the Church’s history, but as it turns out, Christians can learn quite a bit from not […]

Meet the soon-to-be saints Pope Francis will canonize this October

Moira Cullings

Pope Francis will canonize seven people on Oct. 14 during the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment. The list includes one pope, a lay man, […]

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Meeting Christ in the Mass and sacraments

As Catholics, we recognize Jesus’ Eucharistic presence to be the source and summit of our faith. Nonetheless, we can take His presence at Mass and in the tabernacle for granted. […]

Aging with grace: An internal renewal

The Bible often associates the passing of age with wisdom, reverence and fruitfulness. “We do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner man is being […]

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Context for covering the ‘crisis’ in the Church

The Catholic Church has reduced the number of alleged offenses of sexual abuse of minors by 95 percent. If you take just one thing from this article, it’s that from […]

Saints come alive at ‘Night at the Cemetery’

“Night at the Cemetery” will take place at Mount Olivet in Wheat Ridge Oct. 18 and 25 from 6-8 p.m. for middle school students, and Oct. 20 and 27 from […]

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The Catholic crisis, in perspective

Perspective is at least as important when reading the signs of the times as it is in landscape painting. And so, in this autumn of our Catholic discontent, I was […]

V Encuentro, a balm for the Church in the United States

It was time to celebrate the faith and joy of the Risen Christ, even in the midst of the tribulations that the Church is currently experiencing. This is how one […]

Pope Francis orders review of Vatican McCarrick files

By JD Flynn Vatican City, Oct 6, 2018 / 08:09 am (CNA).- The Vatican announced Saturday that it would review its files pertaining to allegations of sexual misconduct on the […]

‘Church on the hill’ breaks ground on new sanctuary

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (SEAS) in Fort Collins is known around town as the ‘Church on the hill.’ “It’s the easiest way to explain where to find us,” said Vanessa […]

Local Church leaders work to recapture the millennial generation

According to a Pew Research Center study, 58 percent of younger millennials who are Catholic believe in God, 86 percent believe in heaven and 41 percent pray at least daily. […]

Archdiocesan Housing lends helping hand to people from all walks of life

Six months after Christina moved to Denver, she received an unpleasant, life-changing surprise. Her rent jumped from $675 to $1,000 at the end of her lease. With her job as […]

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Courage in the Slough of Despond

I never took a class from historian Frank Orlando, but the motto he placed in the faculty section of my college yearbook — “History is an antidote for despair” —has […]

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An open letter to a disgusted Catholic

I wasn’t sure what name you are going by these days. “Angry,” “Disgusted,” “Demoralized,” “Fed Up,” “Devastated.”  I figured it was one of those.  Maybe all of them. I know […]