Gratitude: A moral obligation


By Daniel Campbell The Thanksgiving holiday always provides the occasion for reflection on gratitude, a virtue fundamental to loving our neighbor. We speak often of gratitude as we make our […]

Denver Catholic’s 2020 Christmas gift guide

Denver Catholic Staff

If you’re anything like us, then you can hardly believe we’re just slightly over a month away from Christmas. Although many of us have hardly left our homes this year […]

Student winners of first annual Cabrini Day Art Contest announced

Denver Catholic Staff

The Office of Catholic Schools announced the winners of their first annual Cabrini Day Art Contest on Nov. 13, which is Mother Cabrini’s Feast Day.  Entries were submitted from Catholic schools […]

For Advent and Christmas seasons, Archbishop decrees Vigil Masses can be as early as 1 p.m.

Archdiocese of Denver

In preparation for the upcoming seasons of Advent and Christmas, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila issued a decree Tuesday proclaiming that vigil/anticipatory Masses can be celebrated as early as 1 p.m. […]


Why Christians need to talk about religion & politics

Denver Catholic Staff

There are two things you can’t talk about in public…and the consequences of our silence are real. Learn how this happened and why we need a new approach. We need […]

Motherboards enlist the talents of artists around the country to create traditional Catholic images with a bit of a…

Preparing your Home and Heart for the Advent Season

The Advent season is a time of preparation for our hearts and minds for the Lord’s birth on Christmas.  It extends over the four Sundays before Christmas.  Try some of […]

V Encuentro looks to the future of Hispanic Ministry

With a fervent desire to find better ways to serve Hispanics in the Archdiocese of Denver, 75 leaders from different archdiocesan parishes joined the national V Encuentro Conference Oct. 9 […]

Seeds of Hope beats the odds

Denver Catholic schools beat the odds makers and safely and successfully opened all 34 Kindergarten through 8th grade schools for in-person learning this fall. Seeds of Hope, which funds Catholic […]

What We Talk About When We Talk About Loving Our Enemies

Every Sunday, we pray a dangerous prayer: “Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.” It’s dangerous because we’re asking God to judge us as we […]

Love your Motherboard: Colorado-based company is unifying Church and skate

Let’s face it: When it comes to skateboarding culture, there could be a little less skull and crossbones, and a little more Sacred Hearts. Five years ago, Lisa Fixler had […]


Thanksgiving and the paradox of death

The juxtaposition of Thanksgiving with the Church’s annual month of prayer for the dead hadn’t previously struck me with force; that it did this year has something to do, I […]

Samaritanus Bonus and the hope of ‘remaining’

To those who care for the sick, the scene of the Cross provides a way of understanding that even when it seems that there is nothing more to do there […]

God’s Greatest Commandment

When pressed by the Pharisees and scholars of the law to clarify the greatest commandment, Jesus of course responds that it is essentially the first of the Ten Commandments: Love […]

Our Lady of Kibeho’s message to the world

By Kateri Williams Most Catholics are familiar with the Marian apparition sites in France, Portugal and Mexico.  Yet, many are unaware of the Marian apparitions that took place in Kibeho, Rwanda between 1981 and […]

Local parishes lend a helping hand in times of need and crisis

There is no doubt that it is more rewarding to give than to receive; to help than to be helped. Reaching out and helping others not only changes the life of those who receive the […]


Hard lessons of the McCarrick Affair

From the day it was announced that the Vatican would conduct an investigation into the career of former Washington cardinal-archbishop Theodore McCarrick (compelled to renounce his cardinalate and subsequently laicized […]


An Open Letter to a ‘Curly-Headed Facebook Fascist’

Dear Admin,  As you may recall, I’m a member — oops, check that, WAS a member — of your Facebook group “2B – 3A Curls.” It’s the group where we talked about styling tips for wavy […]