‘If it’s prayer, it works’: Cure d’Ars to hold prayer vigil in light of recent violence

African-American liturgist Grayson Warren Brown often says, “If it’s prayer, it works,” and it’s by this principle that Cure d’Ars parish in Denver hopes to address the violence and hatred […]

Trump, Kaine, and more illusions

The following, instructive nugget comes from Times of London columnist Tim Montgomerie, writing in late July after a visit to a South Carolina evangelical church where he found delicious, post-service […]

Archbishop Aquila: Join me by fasting in solidarity with France

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila is inviting the faithful of the Archdiocese of Denver to join French Catholics in a day of fasting and prayer initiated by the bishops there as […]

Archbishop Aquila ordains Polish seminarian to the diaconate

In his travels to Krakow for World Youth Day, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila made a stop at the Italian chapel of the Divine Mercy Shrine, dedicated to St. Faustina, to ordain […]

French bishops call for day of prayer, fasting July 29

French priest Father Jacques Hamel, 84, was brutally murdered July 26 while celebrating Mass at his parish in St.-Étienne-du-Rouvray. The bishops of France have called for a national day or […]

Security is ‘tight’ at World Youth Day

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver sent word back to his staff this week that “security is tight” at the World Youth day events in Krakow, Poland, which culminate Sunday […]


World Youth Day mid-week update

It’s official: Pope Francis has landed in Krakow, Poland, which means the real festivities for World Youth Day 2016 are only just beginning. Check out this gallery featuring some of […]

Archbishop Aquila, World Youth Day vet

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila speaks during the 20th anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s visit to Denver, Colorado, for World Youth Day 1993, celebrating Mass at the John Paul II Center […]


What is a deacon?

This column is by Deacon Joe Donohoe. On June 18, 2017, the Catholic Church celebrates the 50th anniversary of the signing of “Sacrum Diaconatus Ordinem,” (Sacred Order of the Diaconate) by Pope Paul VI. This ecclesial document is significant to the life […]


Discerning the Diaconate

Deacon Chris Byrne of Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in Boulder shares his story about his path to the diaconate and its importance to him.

‘Let the fire of faith enkindle the world,’ cardinal tells World Youth Day pilgrims

Photo by Sandor Benke/World Youth Day Krakow 2016 via Flickr Krakow, Poland, Jul 26, 2016 / 11:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz’s welcome to World Youth Day pilgrims on […]


Treasuring our youth

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila, then Father Aquila, center, assists Saint Pope John Paul II with Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception during World Youth Day 1993 in […]