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Domesticating the divinity

Some biblical scholars consider the Book of Deuteronomy to be a collection of sermons: catechetical homilies on the great theme of the Exodus and the fulfillment of that epic adventure […]

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Bearing fruit by living Your charism

In 2015, Sherry Weddell’s Forming Intentional Disciples became the Catholic book to read. Its simple but powerful message focused ecclesial leaders on a fundamental but overlooked point: Jesus called us […]

Risen Christ Parish honors past 50 years, looks to future

Its unique architecture has led some people to call it “the ski jump” church. The pastor, however, prefers to call it “the launching pad to heaven.” Officially named Risen Christ […]

Religious freedom defended at third Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast

The plight of Christians in the Middle East was heard loud and clear at the third annual Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast, hosted by St. Rafka’s Maronite Catholic Church and Father Andre […]

Catholic Charities opens Denver’s largest women’s homeless shelter

On Aug. 24, Catholic Charities opened the largest women’s-only homeless shelter in Denver. Samaritan House Women’s Shelter in northeast Denver will offer emergency overnight shelter for up to 100 single […]

Walk for a neighbor in need

Founded in France in the mid-1800s, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul has been humbly serving the poor and needy for almost 200 years – yet few people are […]

Q&A: Alejandro Bermudez to open St. John Paul II Lecture Series

The Catholic Church has always been universal, embracing the diversity of every land, race and culture as she has spread to the ends of the earth. In the U.S., the […]

Are you ready for consecration?

On Oct. 13, 2017, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila is going to lead the Archdiocese of Denver in an act of consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and as an […]

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7 ways to rise above the Hunger Games that is social media

The scenes at the Cornucopia in The Hunger Games, both in the books and films, are some of most intensely violent parts of the story, hard to read or watch. […]

Bell rings for first time at Frassati Catholic Academy

An air of anticipation and excitement greeted the students and parents who walked through the newly-opened doors of Frassati Catholic Academy for the first day of school Aug. 21. The […]

How visiting prisoners can change your life (and theirs)

Sometimes people surprise us for the better. For Lorenzo Patelli, leader of one of the Communion and Liberation (CL) communities in Denver, and a man called “J,” a former inmate […]

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It’s a culture war, stupid

Those who persist in denying that the Church is engaged in a culture war, the combatants in which are aptly called the “culture of life” and the “culture of death,” […]