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A Guide to the Year of Mercy

On March 13, during a penitential service at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, Pope Francis announced an Extraordinary Jubilee, also known as the Holy Year of Mercy, to be commenced […]

How to live the Mercy Year

Archbishop Samuel Aquila is making sure the Year of Mercy reaches the four corners of the archdiocese by designating five Holy Doors and leading four penance services throughout northern Colorado. […]

Explaining the Holy Doors

The opening of the Holy Door at the St. Peter’s Basilica is an important part of Holy Years. The tradition was started by Pope Martin V in 1423, when he […]

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FORMED: “Netflix” for Catholics

Plopping down on the couch has never been so spiritual. FORMED is a new multimedia platform created by the Augustine Institute that gives Catholics instant access to all kinds of […]

Bringing hope to Juarez

Juarez is a city that needs hope, and Father Peter Urban and Miguel Pro Mission aim to deliver. Miguel Pro Mission is an organization Father Urban got involved in 20 […]

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The Advent of mercy

We are about to begin the season of Advent, when we prepare to welcome Jesus with the joy of those who have been rescued from their sins. We are also […]

Spiritual reading for the year of mercy

  Father James Thermos, director of the Spirituality Year at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, shared some of his favorite mercy-themed spiritual readings. “Spiritual reading allows us to receive the […]

Living the spiritual works of mercy as a family

Americans spend quite a bit of time with their extended families. This makes it a perfect time to practice the spiritual works of mercy. Father Luis Granados, is an associate […]

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A Thanksgiving reflection on freedom and its enemies

Shortly after jihadist murderers killed over 130 people in Paris, seven of the terrorists blowing themselves up in the process, President Obama spoke to the nation and described the massacres […]

Discipleship for a lifetime: Cabrini youth ministry

Ten years after completely overhauling their youth ministry program, St. Frances Cabrini Parish in Littleton can officially label it a success. Youth minister Steve Nepil said they weren’t satisfied with […]

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Merciful like the Father: what is an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy?

Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for the promotion of the New Evangelization, wrote on the official Vatican website for the Year of Mercy that this Holy Year […]

A call to serve

Father Greg Lesher doesn’t want to just serve the people of St. Thomas More parish; he also wants to serve sailors on battleships out to sea. Father Lesher was ordained […]