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Combating an epidemic of fear and anger

Archbishop Aquila

“Do not be afraid.” It is not without reason that Jesus repeated this encouragement while he was alive and to those who saw him for the first time after he […]

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WATCH: Bishop Rodriguez to celebrate special Mass for World Day of Migrants and Refugees

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In celebration of the 105th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, the Archdiocese of Denver will join Pope Francis and our brothers and sisters from around the world in this […]

Fallen away veterans invited back to Church

Roxanne King

The names of 6,200 Coloradans killed or missing in action are listed on the Colorado Freedom Memorial in Aurora. For the first time since the memorial was dedicated in 2013, […]

A bold step for priestly formation, and now a leader in the New Evangelization

Makena Clawson

In 1994, the seminary in Denver, St. Thomas Seminary, closed its doors. St. John Vianney Theological Seminary opened five years later after a prophetic plan put into place by Cardinal […]

A return to the mountains: Annunciation Heights resurrects a dream

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Luke Hlavin is the Assistant Program Director at Annunciation Heights. I raise my eyes toward the mountains. From whence shall come my help? My help comes from the LORD, the […]

This month, after nearly 10 years, the St. Theresa’s Catholic Parish community broke ground for a new #church build… https://t.co/oPf3a9KfXv

Local artists choose life in pro-life art show

For someone who’s always been in love with art, it’s not surprising that Brett Lempe first encountered God through beauty. Lempe, a 25-year-old Colorado native, used his talent for art […]

Be a part of the ‘Nine Choirs of Angels Giving Society’

Have you ever wondered about the role of angels in the spiritual life? Angels are spiritual, immortal beings who possess superior intelligence and power to mankind. For millennia, they have […]

Five Hispanic-American saints perhaps you didn’t know

The American continent has had its share of saints in the last five centuries. People will find St. Juan Diego, St. Rose of Lima or St. Martin de Porres among […]

Community-rooted St. Theresa’s breaks ground for long-awaited new church

Carmine DeSantis was six years old when St. Theresa’s Parish in Frederick was being constructed. Having just immigrated from Italy with his family, he didn’t speak a lick of English. […]

Suit challenges religious liberty of Catholic hospitals over assisted suicide

A Colorado man with cancer along with his doctor have filed a suit last month against a health system run by the Catholic Church. The suit alleges that hospital policy […]

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Australian justice in the dock

Consider this sequence of events, familiar to some but evidently not to others: March 2013: Prior to any credible reports of misbehavior being made against Cardinal George Pell, police in […]

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As “The League” begins its centennial season….

By the Gargantuan standards of the 21st-century National Football League, Gino Marchetti, who died this past April 29, was undersized at 6-foot-4 and a mere 245 pounds. But he was […]

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In praise of today’s seminarians

If you’re feeling a bit down about the future of Catholicism in the United States, ask yourself these questions: Why haven’t American seminaries emptied over the past 16 months, as […]

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A mission of hope: Pray for priests

Ecclesia semper reformanda: The Church must always be reformed. These words have hit home recently in the midst of a crisis of confidence in the Church. The sins of our […]

How these college freshmen found the faith through friendship

By Perry West/Catholic News Agency The phenomenon is well-documented. When young Catholics go away to college, a troublingly high percentage of them stop practicing their faith. And many who stop […]

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

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 […]

How to talk to your kids about transgender issues

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 […]