Machebeuf basketball star traded success playing hoops for a solitary life of prayer

Makena Clawson

Shelly Pennefather led the Bishop Machebeuf High School girls’ basketball team to victory in every game she played in. It was not surprising to her friends and classmates that she […]


The future needs the family

Archbishop Aquila

Editors Note: In this column, Archbishop Aquila presents some excerpts from a talk he gave to the National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers. They have been edited for brevity […]

New Catholic school leaders rise to the challenge

Aaron Lambert

There’s never been a more exciting time than now to be a student at one of Denver’s Catholic schools. With robust curriculums that form the whole person and a variety […]


The Catechism: The rest of the story the Bible tells


Dr. Sean Innerst is an assistant professor at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary and teaches classes for the Denver Catholic Catechetical School. We are all too familiar with the phrase […]

‘Faith can move mountains’: Come join the EWTN Family Celebration in Denver


Families are invited to come and grow in faith as a family at the 2019 EWTN Family Celebration, coming to Denver Sept. 21. From inspirational talks by EWTN TV and […]

George Weigel recounts the incredible story of Blessed Karl Leisner, a man who was ordained a #priest while impriso…

How do we respond to the transgender trend?

Emily Zinos may not be a scholar or a doctor, but as a concerned mom who sees the danger of the transgender trend, she brings a unique perspective to the […]

Archdiocese of Denver youth invited to a life-changing experience at the NCYC

Youth of the Archdiocese of Denver are invited to join 25,000 other Catholic teens from around the country for an amazing opportunity to encounter Jesus Christ and his church in […]

Trappist monk gets blessing confirming his role as abbot

On Aug. 10, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila gave the abbatial blessing confirming Father Charles Albanese, a Cistercian of the Strict Observance (or Trappist) monk, as abbot of St. Benedict’s Monastery […]

Country mission church marks centennial anniversary

A hundred years ago, the Catholics of Weldona, a farm community 80 miles northeast of Denver, built a red brick church topped by a white steeple on the corner of […]

Late Deacon Mooneyham was a ‘humble intercessor’

Deacon Gene Mooneyham, 83, passed away peacefully the morning of Aug. 5. Deacon Gene began his ministry at St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Lakewood and continued his ministry at Light […]

Title X: Protect Life Rule comes in as Planned Parenthood walks out

Planned Parenthood will no longer receive Title X funds and has withdrawn from the program entirely. The decision took effect Aug. 19, as the deadline passed for compliance with new […]


Getting beyond Darwin

Bishop Robert Barron and others working hard to evangelize the “Nones” — young adults without religious conviction — tell us that a major obstacle to a None embracing Christianity is […]


Welcome back! A message from the superintendent as Catholic Schools begin the 2019-2020 academic school year

Elias Moo, Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Denver, took to social media to welcome Catholic schools’ communities to the 2019-2020 academic school year. Watch the video above […]

Denver’s first Catholic classical high school opens under patronage of Our Lady of Victory

Nearly half a millennium ago, thousands of Catholics heeded Pope Pius V’s call to pray the Rosary requesting Our Lady’s intercession for the deliverance of Europe from Turkish invasion. In […]

What is the Assumption, anyway?

By Adelaide Mena/Catholic News Agency On Aug. 15, Catholics around the world mark the Feast of the Assumption of Mary, commemorating the end of her earthly life and assumption into […]


Heroism and priesthood, Dachau and Amazonia

In late June, I visited the concentration camp at Dachau, located in a wooded suburb a few miles from downtown Munich. The camp site struck me as rather too neat: […]

Archbishop Chaput recalls Columbine in response to recent mass shootings

By Christine Rousselle/Catholic News Agency Gun control laws alone will not stop mass shootings effectively, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, said in a column written in response to the recent […]