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Monthly Archives: October, 2019

King Coal and the dignity of workers

I grew up hearing stories about life in the coal mines. They were delivered in my grandfather’s heavy Italian accent, and often concluded with...

November is National Black Catholic History Month

What do Simone Biles, Donna Brazile, and Kobe Bryant all have in common? Through their successes, trials and tribulations, they have remained devout members...

Why does the Church have ‘saints’?

Most Catholics grew up seeing altars and candles before statues or images of saints at church, becoming accustomed to the use the word “saint”...

A new cardinal honors an entire nation 

ROME. Even the greatest enthusiasts of the present pontificate might not assert that Pope Francis has an inspiring liturgical style. Like the old-school Jesuit...

The prophetic voice of Cardinal Robert Sarah

Pope St. John XXIII sought to initiate a new period of optimistic engagement with the modern world by opening the Second Vatican Council in...

Young adult event seeks to bridge English and Spanish-speaking communities

More than half of the Archdiocese of Denver is Hispanic, but the reality is that many young adult Catholic events in Denver do not...

The Road to the Seminary

By Todd Smith When we reach adulthood, we choose careers to support ourselves and our loved ones.  Whether we become doctors, teachers, or maintenance workers,...

Reconciling the sins of the past

Father Randy Dollins is the Vicar General and Vicar for Clergy for the Archdiocese of Denver.  In this column, he shares some reflections on...

The Catholic origins of Halloween

By Father Ángel Pérez-López, PhD, STL The word “Halloween” is a contraction of the expression “all hallows’ eve” or “all saints’ eve.” It is a...

Five things for Catholics to keep in mind regarding the Independent Review

https://vimeo.com/368305807 When the three Colorado dioceses entered into an agreement with the Colorado attorney general to conduct an independent review of all files related to...
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