What it’s like to play Jesus in the Way of the Cross play

Moisés Martin, a member of the young adults group at Queen of Peace Parish in Aurora, will be personifying Jesus at the bilingual Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) play […]

Host your own family Seder meal

We can’t transmit the Christian faith to our children without transmitting the story of our Jewish Fathers. Teaching the next generation the importance of Judaism and its practices in our […]

From the Passover Seder to the Eucharist

The Mass wasn’t an invention of the apostles or something Jesus created out of nowhere. A long tradition says it was a transformation of a Jewish liturgy: The Passover meal, […]

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Memory, identity, and patriotism

The second volume of my biography of St. John Paul II, The End and the Beginning, benefited immensely from the resources of Poland’s Institute of National Remembrance [IPN, from its […]

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The ongoing Christian genocide

Genocide is a serious accusation. Many people have spoken of an ongoing persecution of Christians in the Middle East as genocide, a claim that has clear backing in international law. […]

Responding to growth, St. Mark’s breaks ground on expansion

Among those cheering the March 11 groundbreaking for the renovation and expansion of St. Mark Parish in Westminster were Tricia and Tom Palko. They couldn’t have been happier as St. […]

Padre Pio’s relics bring “overwhelming sense of peace”

When people come in contact with Padre Pio’s relics, miracles can happen. “Some people cry continuously,” said Luciano Lamonarca. “Some of them are just in awe because of the great […]

Don’t miss ‘the most important archaeological discovery of the 20th century’

“Welcome to Israel, the Biblical land of milk and honey at the crossroads of Africa, Europe and Asia… an archaeologist’s paradise”: These words mark the start of a once-in-a-lifetime immersion […]

Q&A: Meet the world-renowned bioethics expert coming to Denver

Dr. O. Carter Snead’s bioethics expertise is so distinguished that it gained him recognition from the pope. Not only is Dr. Snead a member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, […]

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The transformative power of the Triduum

Next week, we will be celebrating the three holiest days of the liturgical year – the Sacred Triduum. As we prepare for these days, we should strive to receive the […]

Conference to mark 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s prophetic enyclical

Five decades ago, Pope Paul VI wrote Humanae Vitae, an encyclical warning Catholics about the culture of contraception and the impact it would have on society. “He prophetically defended the […]

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Getting ready for Synod-2018

The headline on the March 3 story at the CRUX website was certainly arresting — “Cardinal on charges of rigged synods: ‘There was no maneuvering!’” The cardinal in question was […]