St. Benedict’s wisdom for our times 

Archbishop Aquila

“Let us get up then, at last, for the Scriptures rouse us,” the Rule of St. Benedict urges us. “Let us open our eyes to the light … and our […]

Colorado bishops urge Coloradans to vote yes on late-term abortion ban in November

Archdiocese of Denver

The bishops of Colorado have issued the following letter regarding Initiative 120, the late-term abortion ban that will appear on the ballot in November. On June 8, with bipartisan support, […]

Supreme Court decision on Blaine Amendments a victory for religious freedom, school choice 

Aaron Lambert

In a potentially landmark decision for Catholic schools around the country, the Supreme Court on June 30 ruled against a Montana constitutional provision that barred taxpayer funds from going to […]

Archdiocese of Denver’s TV Mass a lifeline for Catholics locally and globally

Aaron Lambert

For years, the Archdiocese of Denver has offered a local TV Mass on CPT12 for the homebound. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mass was made available for viewing on the […]

UPDATED: Guidelines for limited public Masses

Archdiocese of Denver

UPDATED JUNE 4, 2020 As the Archdiocese of Denver continues to work to balance protecting the health and safety of our communities with ministering to the spiritual needs of our […]

The @CapFriars continue to bear the good news of the Gospel and serve those most in need through ministries to the…


The Next Pope and Vatican II

Polemics about the Second Vatican Council continue to bedevil the global Catholic conversation. Some Catholics, often found in the moribund local Churches of western Europe, claim that the Council’s “spirit” […]

Join Steubenville Live online July 17-18

Bummed about Steubenville of the Rockies being cancelled this year? Thankfully, there’s still cause for hope. This weekend, July 17-18, Steubenville will be hosting its first virtual conference, Steubenville Live. […]

Colorado Capuchins celebrate 50th anniversary the same way they serve – humbly

On May 5, the Colorado Capuchins quietly marked their 50th anniversary of serving in Colorado. What was intended as a jubilant celebration with Masses from both of Denver’s bishops did […]

A perpetual profession behind closed doors

Prostrated before the altar with her white dress, Lara Montoya pictured the saints in heaven rejoicing at this long-awaited moment. It was nothing like she had so often pictured in […]

Catholic school teachers are ‘ministers’, SCOTUS rules

The Supreme Court on Wednesday delivered a long-awaited religious liberty decision on the right of religious schools to hire and fire teachers. The court found in favor of two Catholic […]

Little Sisters have big win in Supreme Court decision

The Little Sisters of the Poor had a victory at the Supreme Court on Wednesday, nine years into the religious order’s bouts of litigation over the Obama-era “contraception mandate” which […]


The Next Pope and the Great Commission

In The Shoes of the Fisherman, crusty old Cardinal Leone, canvassing votes for a surprise candidate just before the election of a new pope, is deeply moved by a quiet […]

Thomas Fitzsimons: The unsung Catholic Founding Father 

As our nation celebrates the day of its independence and subsequent founding as a country on July 4, a look back some lesser-known Catholic history of this historic event seems warranted.   George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Samuel Adams, Benjamin […]


We need Julia Greeley, Denver’s saint in the making

Almost exactly 100 years ago, on the feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in 1918, a woman, a former slave, died in Denver. This apostle of the Sacred Heart, […]

Parishes invited to host Silver Rose liturgy in tribute to Mary

A rose made of Mexican silver to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe as patroness of the Americas and of the pro-life movement is currently touring through Colorado. The Silver Rose […]


Books for the Summer of Our Discontent

These past few months, I expect many folks have found themselves resorting to the page and the lamp more often; may that literary trend continue long after our public health […]

Late St. Mary’s deacon used gift of psychiatry in his ministry

Deacon Anthony Dudzic passed away April 19, Divine Mercy Sunday, at his home.  He was 89 years old.  During the latter part of his diaconal ministry, he was a Deacon […]