Passing year a step in faith journey toward heaven, says pope

Today, Pope Francis said the end of the year is merely a step in a Christian’s journey toward his true home, heaven, Vatican Radio reported. The pope made his remarks during […]

Register returns to mail delivery on Jan. 8

With the first print issue of 2014, Jan. 8, the Denver Catholic Register will return to mail delivery. In addition, the newspaper will also return to former printer, Signature Offset. […]

Pontiff prays for upcoming Synod of Bishops, families

VATICAN CITY (CNA)–In his Angelus address given on the feast of the Holy Family, Pope Francis prayed especially for the approaching Synod of Bishops which will discuss pastoral challenges to […]

Father Traynor installed as seminary rector

Father Scott Traynor, second from left, poses with bishops attending his installation as rector of St. John Vianney Theological Seminary in south Denver following the Dec. 12  installation Mass in […]

Peace requires ‘daily commitment,’ says pope in Christmas message

VATICAN CITY (CNA)—In his Christmas message, Pope Francis prayed for peace throughout the world as a fruit of God`s grace, to be shared by every human person. “True peace is […]

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What are your plans for the Christmas season?

The Dec. 18 print edition of the Denver Catholic Register published a 2013-2014 Christmas calendar for individuals and families. Each day of the liturgical season of Christmas, from Dec. 25-Jan. […]

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Saving grace, Christian mission

Wedged between Isaiah’s glorious messianic hymn and Luke’s touching account of the angelic announcement of the Nativity, Paul’s confession of Christmas faith to Titus (Titus 2:11-14) often gets homiletic short […]

‘The joy of Christmas is contagious’

A group of atheists recently bought a billboard in Times Square and asked the provocative question: Who needs Christ at Christmas? They answered their own question with a one-word answer—nobody. […]

600 children + 600 toys = 600 smiles

On Dec. 10, St. Thomas More Church in Centennial hosted more than 600 children from some of the poorest schools in the Denver area to a Christmas party with Santa, […]

Chapel icon mural marries art and prayer for adorers

The heart of St. Mary Parish in Littleton—an adoration chapel open 24 hours, seven days a week— is beating a little stronger with a new spiritual mural celebrating the holy […]

Claire Davis’ grace, light stronger in death

A steady stream of visitors paused at a make-shift memorial at Arapahoe High School in Centennial on Sunday, Dec. 22, a day after 17-year-old Claire Davis died of injuries sustained in […]

Christmas broadcasts bring Mass to you

The Archdiocese of Denver Office of Communications will provide two opportunities for area Catholics to participate in Christmas Mass from Denver’s mother church, Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception: Midnight […]