St. Mary’s parish anniversary: ceiling collapses, hope soars

Some parishes would take the sky literally falling as a cause for panic, especially if this happened a week before its golden anniversary celebration, complete with a visit from Archbishop […]

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Seven things to know about St. Louis (the actual saint, not the arguably perfect city)

When most people think of St. Louis, they think of an idyllic town nestled in a glorious tetrad of magnificent rivers and blessed by God Himself with some of the […]

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Catacomb time?

At Christmas 1969, Professor Joseph Ratzinger gave a radio talk with the provocative title, “What Will the Future Church Look Like?” (You can find it in Faith and the Future, […]

Column: Courage and perseverance

“Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.” -John Quincy Adams Summer is not usually a time of year filled with lots […]

Archbishop: Catholic schools exist to evangelize children

Archbishop Samuel Aquila celebrated Mass with the principals of the diocese’s Catholic schools on Aug. 11, the feast of St. Claire. The Mass was held at Christ the King chapel […]

Connecting parishes to people in the pews

Local pastors and church staff are dreaming of the day when they can share Christ’s message with their parishioners at the click of a button. Their dreams are becoming a […]

Seminary psychologist earns award

As a psychologist helping to form Denver seminarians, Christina Lynch is like a stethoscope in God’s hands working to heal their hearts, she said. “I listen to their heart as […]

Catholic Education – Worth the sacrifice

The Villareal family will make almost any sacrifice to get their sons to Catholic school by the first bell. During the upcoming school year, Wendy Villareal and her two sons […]

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When evil appears to win, turn to the Eucharist

This week I want to share with you two important themes that have come to me in prayer: the need for prayer and reparation for the atrocity of abortion, and […]

Photo Essay: Faithful hit the pavement for vocations

Faithful gathered at the St. John Vianney Theological Seminary Aug. 15 to pray for an increase of vocations. The annual Vocations Walk included a Stations of the Cross and followed […]

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The deeper issue at the Synod

Looking back on the controversy that preceded Pope Paul VI’s 1968 encyclical, Humanae Vitae, I get the impression that there was an even deeper issue in play than the question […]

Planned Parenthood videos spark prayerful protest

Pro-life supporters around the country are responding to the series of videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s inhumane practice of harvesting and selling aborted baby organs by getting down on their knees. […]