How to respond to God’s infinite love

With the latest edition of the Denver Catholic magazine, I am completing the telling of our story as children of God the Father. You might recall that the past two […]

Pray for the sanctification of priests on June 11

This Friday, on the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the universal Church is invited to partake in the World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests. The […]

Responding to the call: Meet the Archdiocese of Denver's newest priests

On May 15, six men were ordained priests at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Denver. Get to know the archdiocese’s newest priests and where their first assignments will be. Rewatch the full […]

Reencounter Your Mission: Mass dispensation to be lifted on Pentecost

In the early Church, after the Mass had ended, the Latin words used to send people forth were “Ite, missa est” (literally meaning “Go, she—meaning you, the Church—has been sent”). The […]


WATCH: Why give to the Archbishop's Catholic Appeal?

Your gift to the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal puts your faith in action. Donations directly support church values such as Catholic faith formation, community impact and future leadership. Visit to […]

Have you made any provisions to leave something for charity or the Church when you pass away? That's where the Cath…

Colorado Catholic Conference 2021 Legislative Recap

On June 8, the First Regular Session of the 73rd General Assembly adjourned. Over 600 bills were introduced this session. Policy primarily focused on transportation, agriculture, healthcare, fiscal policy, and the state budget. However, the legislature also considered and passed […]


Five reasons not to miss Steubenville of the Rockies

The annual and always amazing Steubenville of the Rockies youth conference is just around the corner, happening July 2-4 in Denver. For the 24th year in a row, youth from […]

Fund for Vocations opens door of discernment to consecrated life for local woman

Although consecrated life was always a consideration for Mirjana Coccia while growing up, it wasn’t on her mind when she met the Community of the Beatitudes in Denver after relocating from Phoenix in 2017.  Coccia had recently […]

Q&A: Sandy Hook mother shares journey from tragic loss to hope

On Dec. 14, 2012 Jennifer Hubbard’s six-year-old daughter Catherine died when a lone gunman shot his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and gunned down 20 first-graders and six adults before killing himself.  In her suffering, compounded by the end of her marriage and […]


Thirty years of Poland

It was a two-week whirlwind that changed my life forever, that first visit of mine to Poland in June 1991. Looking back on it, I’m reminded of something H.L. Mencken […]

Congratulations and Godspeed, Class of 2021!

For our Catholic high school students, this past year was one marked by unprecedented adversity and unique challenges. When the class of 2021 began their freshmen year of high school, […]

The legacy you leave: Planned giving made easy through the Catholic Foundation

At 92, widower and former teacher Norbert Brady relishes sharing time with his seven children and their families — which includes 20 grand- and great-grandchildren — golfing when the weather […]

Q&A: Archdiocese’s new Director of Parish Finance brings wealth of experience to help parishes and Catholic schools excel

We sat down with Michele Buice, the new Director of Parish Finance for the Archdiocese of Denver, to talk about her previous work experience as Senior Manager at Deloitte & […]

Father Leo Smith remembered for servant’s heart, ‘openness to life’

Father Vincent Leo Smith, a beloved priest of 55 years for the Archdiocese of Denver, died May 23. He was 82 years old. Born to Francis and Margaret Smith on […]

Brave new world: Forming disciples to courageously face the adventure of life

You don’t have to be a doom and gloomer to see that things are unravelling very quickly in our country. Two metrics are enough to prove the point: a drastic […]

Colorado Springs priest Father Paul Wicker dies at age 83

Father Paul Wicker, who served as pastor of Holy Apostles Parish in Colorado Springs for more than 35 years, died May 31 at age 83.  Public visitation will be held […]

Study shows Catholic students double the rate of reading growth in 50 days

Any teacher will tell you that reading when young increases students’ academic success as they advance in school. But in the Archdiocese of Denver’s Catholic schools, literature does so much more in the […]