#PassTheBasket: Help your parish now!

Denver Catholic Staff

During this present time of crisis, many of us may see our parishes, schools, or mission activities as temporarily “closed” – but the truth is, they are not. In fact, […]

Despite no Masses, you won't believe what parishes are doing

Aaron Lambert

Nothing like creativity and some humor to make a tough situation a little easier to endure. “It took generations, but they have succeeded where the rest of us have failed. […]

A Call for Hope: 20,000 faithful share phone conversation with Archbishop Aquila

Aaron Lambert

Social distancing provides a great opportunity to do something many of us likely don’t do much of anymore: speak on the phone. And on Sunday, March 22, that’s exactly what […]

Don’t waste these ‘channels of grace’ as you prepare for Easter without Communion


It is a time of hope and gratitude – that’s how God may be calling us to live this Lenten season in which all of us have given up more […]

How the Church has cared for life from conception to natural death


From the beginning, the Christian principles of charity brought a novelty to the world. They were inspired by Christ’s own call to see in him the hungry, the naked, the […]

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Ten Things to do with your Kid(s) during Quarantine from Annunciation Heights 

Kyle Mills is the CEO and Executive Director of Annunciation Heights Youth and Family Camp in Estes Park. Our mission at Annunciation Heights is to serve youth and families.  It’s a […]

The Two Forties: The Eucharist within quarantine and Lent

The word quarantine comes from a contraction of the Italian words (in the Venetian dialect) for 40 days, referring to the length of time a ship would have to remain […]


Transforming quarantine into retreat

This bruising Lent, in which “fasting” has assumed unprecedented new forms, seems likely to be followed by an Eastertide of further spiritual disruption. What is God’s purpose in all this? […]


Surviving this Lenten quarantine

Well, I don’t think it would be an overstatement to say that Lent has been a lot Lent-ier than usual this year. As of Ash Wednesday, there had not yet […]


WATCH: St. John the Baptist in Longmont reaches out to parishioners in quarantine

Fox 31 (KDVR) recently featured St. John the Baptist Parish in Longmont, which is finding creative ways to reach out to their parishioners while confined at home. Read the full […]

Full transcript of Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi blessing amid coronavirus pandemic

Below is the full text of Pope Francis’ Urbi et Ordi blessing delivered on March 27, during which he prayed for an end to the coronavirus pandemic. “When evening had […]

Get your Friday fish and chips fix during quarantine

We could all use a little Lenten pick-me-up in these uncertain times. So why not treat yourself to some delicious fish and chips on Fridays during Lent? The outbreak of […]


In this global pandemic, be charitable and stay home

There can no longer be any doubt about it — with COVID-19, we are living through a historic pandemic, one that requires swift action and societal cooperation. To think otherwise […]

Can’t go to confession during coronavirus? Consider an ‘act of perfect contrition’

By Jonah McKeown/Catholic News Agency Imagine that Michael, a practicing Catholic, committed a mortal sin yesterday. Normally, Michael would go to confession. But because of the coronavirus pandemic, he can’t. […]

What Colorado’s ‘Stay-at-Home’ order means for parishes

Over the past few weeks and especially the last few days, city, county, and state officials have issued public health orders to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. On Thursday, March 26, a […]


Pray with Pope Francis on March 27

On Friday, March 27, at 11 a.m. Mountain Time, Pope Francis is inviting the global Church to join him in prayer for an end to the coronavirus pandemic and the […]

Mass cancellations: Are we lacking in faith?

As dioceses across the world have decided to cancel Mass due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many faithful have asked various questions concerning the value of the Eucharist and what […]