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St. John Paul II and the ‘tyranny of the possible’

The reputations of the great often diminish over time. Ten years after his holy death on April 2, 2005, Karol Wojtyla, Pope St. John Paul II, looms even larger than […]

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Boundless mercy and two great saints

The first public trip St. John Paul II made outside of Rome after being shot in May 1981 was to the Shrine of Merciful Love in Collevalenza, Italy. The occasion […]

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A Catholic and a Baptist walk into a church

Early in my parenting years, I went through a deeply confusing time in my Catholic faith journey. I challenged many of the teachings of the Church, I lost my desire […]

Perseverance made Teresa of Avila a master of prayer

St. Teresa of Avila became the first woman to be named a Doctor of the Church in 1970. A 16th century mystic, contemplative, writer and reformer, she founded the Discalced […]

Professor-nun’s lecture explores privilege, purpose of consecrated life

To live a life of perfect charity: that’s the goal of all Christians and of religious in particular. So said seminary professor Sister Esther Mary Nickel, a Religious Sister of […]

Failure to charge Longmont murder suspect travesty of justice, archbishop says

Archbishop Samuel Aquila responded Friday to the violent death of an unborn baby in Longmont as a “travesty of justice” and the lack of state law recognizing the baby’s life as “inadequate.” […]

Faithful invited to a ‘joyful moment of communion’

To honor the Year of Consecrated Life, religious communities are eagerly opening the doors to their homes and inviting the faithful in to learn about their way of life. The […]

Special Religious Education Mass to honor Mary, celebrate life

All faithful are invited to the annual Archbishop’s Mass for Special Religious Education this April when families will gather to celebrate Mary, mother of the Church. Every year the Archdiocese […]

Lecture: Don’t listen to Pope Francis ‘with a filter’ or you’ll miss the message

The Vatican has a special department dedicated to issues related to the family, and one of its representatives will be in Denver this month to speak on where family falls […]

Lift up before lift off

Those traveling the friendly skies on Easter Sunday will have the opportunity to attend Mass at Denver International Airport this year. “This will be a first in many years,” explained […]

Love to the end: A meditation on the Crucifixion

It may make sense to our modern mind that great works of art are gathered together in large museums, but this wasn’t always the case. Originally, art was created to […]

‘That last kiss, that last warm touch, that last breath’ mattered

UPDATE MARCH 27-Kara Tippett’s memorial service 1:30 p.m. March 28 will be streamed and available for viewing at www.mundanefaithfulness.com beginning at 1:15 p.m.  Kara Tippetts, a 38-year-old Colorado Springs woman who advocated […]