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Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal steps up in dramatic fashion

Amy Bryer Brumley

Unique times call for unique action and the Archdiocese of Denver met the call of those in need in new ways this year. The Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal provided vital support […]

Attacks on symbols of faith must not be ignored

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila

Over the weekend of August 8-9, someone beheaded a statue of St. Jude at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Denver.  This attack is one in a series of destructive […]

Livestream the World Day of Migrants and Refugees Mass Sept. 27

Vladimir Mauricio-Perez

Due to the numerous difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Pope Francis has decided to dedicate the World Day of Migrants and Refugees to the “the drama experienced by internally […]

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Is my problem psychological or spiritual? (Hint: It’s probably both)

Dr. Jim Langley

As a Catholic psychologist, I have found that secular people resist the idea of their problems being spiritual, while Christians often resist the possibility that our problems are psychological. Why […]

Q&A: Colorado voters urged to vote 'Yes on Prop 115' to end late-term abortion

Archdiocese of Denver

“I urge all Catholics to get involved in this effort!” Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of the Archdiocese of Denver has written. Proposition 115 (formerly known as Initiative 120) would ban […]

RT @ArchbishopDen: Thank you to all who joined in the #ArchDen Rosary Crusade, which concludes today on the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows…

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A man for strengthening others

When the choirs of angels led Father Paul Mankowski, SJ, into the Father’s House on September 3, I hope the seraphic choirmaster chose music appropriate to the occasion.  Had I […]

Wanderlight: The first Catholic video game?

Fact: There are 2.6 billion video game players in the world today. In such a massive industry, how many Catholic video games exist? As it turns out, at least one. […]

Deacon Jim Wall remembered for pro-life service and devotion

Deacon Jim Wall passed away in the early hours of the morning August 31.  He had just turned 87 years old.  His diaconal ministry took him to Sts. Peter and Paul […]

Seeds of Hope planted a faith-filled future for this teen

When Helen Anderson’s granddaughter, Ava Darche, came to live with her at 3 years old, Anderson was working a full-time job and at a very stressful point in her life. […]

When John Paul II grieved with America on 9/11

By Mary Farrow/Catholic News Agency As three airliners smashed into the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon, and Flight 93 crashed into a Pennsylvania field on September 11, 2001, […]

St. Peter Claver, a powerful intercessor against racism

September 9 marked the Feast of St. Peter Claver, a Jesuit priest who ministered to African slaves in Colombia in the 17th century. The U.S. bishops have invited Catholics to […]

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September is Suicide Awareness Month

By Dr. Michelle Connor Harris, St. Raphael Counseling Worldwide pandemic. Economic collapse. Riots and social unrest. Devastating tornadoes, hurricanes, and wildfires. So far, 2020 feels like the plot of some […]

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Religious freedom: bleached, blanched, and rinsed out

Father Richard John Neuhaus put two Big Ideas into play in American public life. The first was that the pro-life movement (of which Neuhaus was an intellectual leader) was the […]

Q&A: Fostering ‘wonder and awe’ at Blessed Miguel Pro Academy

The mission of Catholic education extends far beyond academic formation. With a foundation rooted firmly in the truth of the Gospel, Catholic schools are tasked with forming the hearts, bodies, […]

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Christ at the center of the Council

Conversations with Father Robert Imbelli have been a great blessing in recent years. I have rarely met a more even-tempered and gracious man: a true churchman who, in retirement after […]

St. Raphael’s to host first annual Hope and Healing conference

For more than a decade, St. Raphael Counseling Center has worked hard to help thousands of people and restore families and parish communities through counseling and mental health services. In […]

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God is in the details

I think it’s safe to say that people have been a little on edge lately. We see it in the macro, in the chaos that has been spilling out into […]