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Reflecting upon the Immaculate Conception

Archbishop Aquila

Every Dec. 8, the Church observes the feast of the Immaculate Conception, and without fail, people think that this refers to Jesus’ conception, when it is actually the celebration of […]

Family-owned Stargazer Fine Chocolates is in the business of joy

Aaron Lambert

As a father and his young daughter walk through the door of Stargazer Fine Chocolates, the little girl excitedly scanning the shop and pointing to the chocolate hippos and colorful […]

‘Forgiveness is a decision’: Abuse survivor shares journey of healing and faith

Moira Cullings

Growing up, Pat was a strong Catholic with a deep passion for her faith. “I knew all of the responses before Vatican II,” she said. “I knew all of the […]

The 2018 Denver Catholic Christmas Gift Guide

Moira Cullings

The Christmas season is an enchanting time to be with family and friends and grow closer to Christ. But sometimes, finding the perfect Christmas gift for the loved ones in […]

Priests are hurt by crisis, but remain resilient and faithful

Aaron Lambert

When the news of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick broke and thus opened another wave of scandals within the Church, one thought went through Father Bert Chilson’s mind: “Not again.” “When I […]

Stargazer Fine Chocolates, a family-owned business, got its start working out of Christ the King Parish. #Denver #Chocolates

Why you can (and should) enroll in the Denver Catholic Biblical School

Whether you’re at the start of your first full-time job, at the top of your career or recently retired, taking some time during the week to dive deeper into your […]

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Helping our kids become Catholic Readers for Christmas

I’ve been writing the Catholic Reader column for about a year and a half now and it’s been quite enjoyable sharing a great variety of books that I hope you […]

Bella co-founder credits Christ with health clinic’s phenomenal growth

Four years ago, nurse practitioners Dede Chism and her daughter Abbey Sinnett opened Bella Natural Women’s Care as a state of the art health clinic offering care that is natural, […]

The real Santa Claus was Catholic?

By Monsignor Jorge de los Santos Around this time of year, it’s common to see the Christmas celebration filled with marketing and consumerism, opening its doors to its employee of […]

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Celebrating the Truth in Colorado

By Deacon Geoff Bennett Deacon Geoff Bennett is the Vice President of Parish and Community Relations at Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Denver, including the Respect Life Office. As […]

Msgr. John Slattery remembered as a ‘founding father’ of Springs diocese

By Veronica Ambul | Colorado Catholic Herald Msgr. John Slattery, the first vicar general of the Diocese of Colorado Springs and founding pastor of St. Patrick Parish, died Nov. 28 […]

College students ‘a huge blessing’ for St. Peter’s in Greeley

The Sunday evening Mass at St. Peter Catholic Church in Greeley looks a little different than most parishes in the archdiocese — it’s filled with college students. “They are very […]

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Avoiding another Roman fiasco in February

By peremptorily ordering the American bishops not to vote on local remedies for today’s Catholic crisis of abusive clergy and malfeasant bishops, the Vatican dramatically raised the stakes for the […]

Softball brings home first 4A state championship for Holy Family

Drawing inspiration from Mother Teresa’s example of doing small things with great love, the Holy Family softball team carried an unwavering passion in their efforts this season. “No matter what […]

Where to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe this year

Below is a list of parish events happening around the archdiocese to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Dec. 12. Parish-Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe: 1209 W […]

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Entering more deeply into the Bible

Catholics in the United States have been enriched in the last few of decades with a renaissance of biblical studies. The Denver Catholic Biblical and Catechetical Schools now enroll over […]

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The Good News of Christmas: Salvation!

As a deacon at St. Thomas More parish, I am occasionally privileged to deliver homilies to our students at school Masses. A lover of Scripture (and a fourth year Catholic […]