Editor’s picks: Bests and firsts

Below are some of the milestones, events and all-around good news that the staff of the Denver Catholic Register considered among “Bests and firsts” of the year. – Seminarians now […]

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To defend the disposable

Dr. Jonathan Gruber, an economist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is best known these days for an imprudent lecture in which he suggested that the Obamacare bill (of which […]

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2014: A look back on the top stories covered by the Denver Catholic Register

From supporting the Little Sisters of the Poor, to traveling to Rome for the double canonization of popes John Paul II and John XXIII, and rallying in great numbers to […]

Denver trips to World Meeting of Families announced

Faithful of northern Colorado who wish to travel with other pilgrims to the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next September have an opportunity to do so through two trips […]

Generous hearts at Christmas

Below are just a few examples of the good works of parishioners in the Church of northern Colorado during Advent in hopes of making the season merrier for those in […]

Archbishop reveals a personal side

It was a few nights before Christmas, when all through the land, Catholics picked up their phones to hear the archbishop’s greeting and message of great joy. “Hello, this is […]

How to talk about the thing you’re not supposed to talk about

Christians are called to share their faith, but knowing how to do it—and doing it well—isn’t always easy, particularly with family members who have drifted away from the Church. “Company […]

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The concert that never ends

The waiting is over. Christ is born! Words don’t seem to do it justice. I’ve had this feeling before—occasions when my heart has actively awaited some exciting event, only to […]

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Christmas and the humbling of the wise men

It might seem that everything that could be said, has been said, about the shepherds, the wise men and the Christ Child. But that’s one of the marvels of Scripture: […]

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Unexpected Christmas gifts

We spend a lot of time and energy preparing for Christmas, but beyond the marketing and noise there is a simple and unexpected mystery we are called to enter into. […]

WWII vet honored to receive Regis degree

A 93-year-old World War II vet who helped free Nazi concentration camp captives received an honorary degree from Regis University last weekend. During a commencement ceremony Dec. 21, Sidney Shafner, […]

Relic of the True Holy Cross on display for veneration

A relic of the True Holy Cross will be available for veneration at the Eastern Orthodox Church of the Resurrection in northwest Denver, starting Christmas Eve and running through the […]