OFFICIAL DECREE: Updates and changes to the Pastoral Handbook

Below is an official decree declaring updates and changes to the pastoral handbook for the Archdiocese of Denver, effective July 1, 2018. Click the links below to view PDFs of […]

‘Gathering at the Grotto’ draws community

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Denver is building a community far beyond the scope of regular weekend Mass. “At Lourdes we like to talk about ‘making timeless truths […]

Denver Catholic honored with six Catholic Press awards

The Denver Catholic has once again been honored on a national level, this year winning six Catholic Press Awards at the Catholic Media Conference in Green Bay, Wis. The awards […]

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Finding Peter

On November 24, 2013, Pope Francis displayed St. Peter’s bones publicly for the first time. This momentous occasion culminated the incredible 70-year process of discovery and authentication of the relics. […]

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Love and mercy: A Christian response to suicide

Two high profile suicides in four days.  Awful. In the wake of the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, my Facebook feed has been filled with various musings and […]

Supreme Court’s NIFLA ruling draws praise from pro-life groups

Washington D.C., Jun 26, 2018 / 12:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pro-life groups applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision on Tuesday in favor of the free speech rights of crisis […]

The seven deadly sins of World Cup diving

Tensions rise, flags wave high, people cry, and players … players dive. Okay, that’s not all that happens in a World Cup – there’s a lot of good stuff – […]

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Acts and us

The Church’s custom of reading virtually all of the Acts of the Apostles at daily Mass during the Easter season struck me as particularly apt this year, and for three […]

Father Thomas Bradtke, a man whose ‘door was always open’

For almost 50 years, Father Thomas Bradtke served the faithful of the Roaring Fork Valley in Colorado as a priest and a friend. He passed away June 2, 2018 in […]

They need their parents!

Immigration is a subject many tend to proselytize about, but what’s rarely spoken of are the negative effects of the broken immigration system in the United States and its lasting […]

Swole.Catholic helps people strengthen body and soul

St. Augustine once said, “Take care of your body as if you were going to live forever; and take care of your soul as if you were going to die […]

Catholic Charities CEO steps down, interim named

Larry Smith stepped down as President and CEO of Catholic Charities June 1 after an impressive five-year tenure with the organization. Replacing Smith as interim CEO is Amparo Garcia, who […]