Why should you spiritually prepare for Christmas?

The holiday cheer, the Christmas music, the warm drinks and the shopping deals — these are just a few of the things we love most as we get close to […]

What to watch on Netflix: December

Here are films and shows coming to Netflix in December, as well as a few things you might want to check out before they leave. This month, we also have […]

Q&A: Awakening Love, making a retreat amid daily tasks

Father Gregory Cleveland, author of Awakening Love: An Ignatian Retreat with the Song of Songs, belongs to the community of the Oblates of the Virgin Mary and is the executive […]

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What’s changed since Humanae Vitae?

Throughout this academic year, Rome’s Pontifical Gregorian University is hosting a series of lectures, billed as the “first interdisciplinary” study to mark the 50th anniversary of Blessed Paul VI’s encyclical […]

Here are beautiful centers for your next retreat

Advent is a typically noisy and busy season — which means it’s all the more beneficial to step away from the hustle and reflect on God and renew a relationship […]

God’s love has no walls

The Sunday after Thanksgiving took on special meaning for the immigrant community in northern Colorado. On the solemnity of Christ the King, Bishop Jorge H. Rodriguez celebrated a Spanish-language Mass […]

When donating, be smart about it

It’s the end of the year and that means Thanksgiving, Christmas and year-end giving. Most annual donations occur in December –one-third to be exact – and 12 percent in the […]

Not your ‘this-could-be-for-anyone’ Christmas gift guide

With Christmas rapidly approaching, many of us run into the problem of finding great and unique gifts for our friends and relatives. For this reason, we have come up with […]

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A museum for which to be thankful

On September 29, 1952, the publication of the complete Revised Standard Version of the Bible was celebrated at the National Guard Armory in Washington, D.C., and the principle speaker was […]

Denver Catholic schools superintendent accepts new position in Archdiocese of Detroit

Kevin Kijewski, superintendent of Denver Catholic schools, has accepted a new position as the superintendent of archdiocesan schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit. He begins his new post Dec. 4. […]

What the saints have to say about gratitude

Gratitude isn’t just for the season of Thanksgiving, it’s part of a healthy spiritual life. It’s everywhere in the Bible, from the Psalms (“Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his […]

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That which you most desire

In our Catholic tradition, we esteem the saints of heaven and ask them to help us with their prayers. But along with the assistance brought us by their intercession, these […]