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Living outside the box

A 63-year-old woman in Denver plans to build awareness of homelessness and raise funds by living in a box on the streets for 48 hours, Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday. […]

A sweet way to support the Poor Clares

As a means of supporting their cloistered community, Denver’s Capuchin Poor Clare sisters bake and sell homemade butter cookies, known as Clarisa’s Cookies—a popular item for Christmas giving. Proceeds from […]

More students can catch a ride to Lourdes thanks to bigger bus

Each school day, a bus picks students up from the parking lot of St. Frances Cabrini Parish in Littleton and drives them 15 miles to their Denver school, Our Lady […]

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Be countercultural and thank God

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, his mercy endures forever,” sings the Psalmist as he praises God for keeping him safe in spite of his trials. This […]

Candlelight vigil planned for students missing in Mexico

While protests have erupted across Mexico and parts of the United States after the disappearance and alleged kidnapping and death of 43 Mexican college students by corrupt government officials and […]

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He had me at ‘rejoice!’

As a kid, I cringed at being the last one chosen for a team or not being invited to a birthday party. I didn’t like being left out. So Pope […]

Getting by with a ‘little help’ from friends

Sixth-grade students from Christ the King School, along with parents and teachers, joined the nonprofit organization A Little Help Nov. 8 to assist local seniors with household chores that they […]

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Catholics, the lines are open

If you had the opportunity to receive a phone call from your archbishop, would you pick up? That’s the question the Archdiocese of Denver is asking as it launches a […]

Immigration reform needs legislative involvement, archbishop says

While the United States is in urgent need of immigration reform, changes should be made through the legislative process, Archbishop Samuel Aquila noted in the wake of President Barack Obama’s […]

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Work and play makes students bright

A film crew from the National Science Foundation taped teachers and students at All Souls School last week that piloted a new curriculum focused on helping children reach their full […]

A deadly ‘compassion’

After two Colorado lawmakers announced plans to bring the physician-assisted suicide debate to the Capitol next year, Archbishop Samuel Aquila warned legalization would lead to a more self-centered, “throwaway” culture. […]

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Lessons from Dietrich von Hildebrand

Dietrich von Hildebrand (1889-1977) was a German Catholic philosopher, part of a circle of thinkers that first formed around Edmund Husserl, founder of the philosophical method known as “phenomenology.” Others […]