More not your grandma’s religious gifts

With ordinations, confirmations and several weeks of Easter ahead, many Denver Catholics are probably in need of some religious gifts. Leave the holy cards and rosaries to Great-Aunt Mabel. Here’s […]

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Prayer in the Square Needs You

The world can seem such a mess that we may wonder what we can do. We need to pray. We need to pray as individuals and as a Catholic community, […]

Marriage Missionaries: Three walks

In 1971, at seven years old, my family lived in a tent for the summer — as my dad fulfilled a longtime dream of building his own home.   Camping at […]

Weigel: Things that can’t change

When the Second Vatican Council was putting the finishing touches on one of its key documents, the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church (Lumen Gentium), Pope Paul VI proposed that it […]


PHOTO GALLERY: Holy oils blessed during Chrism Mass

Each year during Holy Week, all of the holy oils to be used until Easter the following year are blessed at the Chrism Mass. Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila, along with […]

Solitary, but not alone

One theme unifies the stories of all the saints: Christians are never alone. Even in the most isolated circumstances, saints have a profound union with God. This principle is demonstrated […]

Sealed with the Holy Spirit, sent to proclaim the Gospel

On May 7, the stands of the Denver Coliseum will be filled with the Holy Spirit when over 5000 gather for what is set to be the biggest confirmation Mass […]


Archbishop’s Column: The rebirth of hope

“Christ my hope is arisen!” This line from the sequence sang at Easter Sunday Mass captures the heart of what happens in our redemption – the love of the Father, […]

Denver Catholic website gets a modern facelift

Sometimes a new outlook is cause for a new look, too. In order to spread the good news of the Gospel and message of the Church in an increasingly digital […]


Easter is not a question mark

Excavating my desk recently, I found the program notes from a Tallis Scholars concert my wife and I had attended a few months ago. The Tallis Scholars are a marvelous […]

Official Appointments: March 17, 2016

Father James Crisman, who has been reassigned as a pastor in St. Peter Parish in Greeley from his job as Vocations Director, said that the prospect of moving has almost become […]

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Towards a deeper vision of faith

Helen Freeh holds a bachelor’s degree in politics and a master’s degree in American studies from the University of Dallas and a doctorate in English Literature from Baylor University. She […]