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Recovering a sense of celebration

With the seemingly ever-increasing number of days dedicated to celebrating various causes or events, the Church presents us with the season of Advent, a time of preparation that can help […]

This one daily practice can transform you both spiritually and mentally

The Thanksgiving season is usually when we more intentionally think about gratitude — but it often ends with the holiday. While it’s good to remember what we’re thankful for during […]

Vietnamese parish community raises $80,000 for storm relief

About 800 Vietnamese refugees, immigrants and their relatives gathered on Veterans Day at Queen of Vietnamese Martyrs Catholic Parish event center in Wheat Ridge, raising more than $80,000 for survivors […]

Black Catholics, heroic lives

We have chosen to honor four of the most influential African-American Catholics in the history of the United States during Black Catholic month. Three of them have canonization causes opened: […]

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Doping Athletes

The use of performance-enhancing drugs by professional athletes not only leads to serious challenges in maintaining a level playing field in competitive sports but also raises broader ethical issues and […]

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As the Bard might say….

Four centuries after his death, Shakespeare remains a peerless playwright because of his remarkable insight into the human condition. Love, ambition, fear, guilt, nobility, pomposity, patriotism, absurdity, sheer wickedness – […]

Ways to give to the poor this Christmas

Giving to the poor is something we should all do as Christians, but as we remember that Christ gave himself to us when he became man, the Christmas season is […]

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What barn are you raising?

A community comes together to help a neighbor build a barn. That’s a rural tradition that still happens today in some parts of the country. The effort reveals many powerful […]

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When Heaven prays back

By the time you read this, All Saints Day will have come and gone. But, just to extend the feast a few more days, I want to share the story […]

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The Ethics of New Age Medicine

Patients who face serious illnesses are sometimes attracted to alternative medicines, also referred to as “holistic” or “new-age” medicines. These can include treatments like homeopathy, hypnosis, “energy therapies” like Reiki, […]

Q&A: Matt Maher Echoes the message of the Cross on new album

Few worship artists perform with as much passion, conviction and sincerity as Matt Maher. The eight-time Grammy nominated artist writes powerful songs that are sung in churches both Catholic and […]

Statement on Divine Mercy Supportive Care

The following is a statement by the Archdiocese of Denver on Divine Mercy Supportive Care: Brothers and sisters in Christ, Since 2014, many of you have learned about and been […]