Q&A: Father Timothy Gallagher’s new book brings Ignatian wisdom into marriages

For many years, Father Timothy Gallagher, O.M.V., has strived to guide people in their spiritual lives and offer them comfort through St. Ignatius of Loyola’s Rules for Discernment of Spirits.   In addition to […]

St. Cajetan youth and volunteers hold vaccine clinic for elderly

Despite the obstacles they face, thousands of elderly citizens from the Hispanic community gathered at St. Cajetan Parish in Denver to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.  Language, technology, transportation and even mistrust […]


Remembering Lives of Consequence

All lives are consequential, for every human being is an idea of God’s, and everyone is a someone for whom the Son of God, the second Person of the Blessed […]

Remembering Father Leo Heinrichs, Denver’s little-known martyr who could one day be a saint

Father Leo Heinrichs woke up the morning of Feb. 23, 1908, and prepared for the 6 a.m. Mass at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish in Denver. While he normally said […]

Saint Joseph: A vision in a dream

While preaching to the crowds on the day of Pentecost, St. Peter quoted the prophet Joel: “I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams.” […]

‘He has chosen you at this time in history,’ Archbishop Aquila tells eight new transitional deacons

As a cold snap worked its way across Colorado last Saturday morning, a divine warmth emanated from the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception as Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila ordained […]

Longtime Denver family business owner Ed Routzon is inspired by Mercy

Denverites have been walking all over Ed Routzon’s family name for more than half a century, but he doesn’t mind. Routzon’s family business is Guy’s Floor Service and it provides […]

We live in a fallen world. Now what?

Once, an editor of The Times newspaper asked G.K. Chesterton, “What is wrong with the world?” Chesterton, the great master of common sense and wit that he was, responded: “Dear […]

This Lent, choose to be intentional about what you do

Lent is here…again. Though it seems like Lent 2020 was just yesterday (or never really went away at all), here we are, 40 days before Easter and once more being […]

Pray a 54-day Rosary novena for mission renewal beginning Ash Wednesday

Beginning today, join Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila and the entire archdiocese in praying a 54-day Rosary novena for a renewal of mission in the Archdiocese of Denver, ending on Divine […]

What went wrong?

One of my favorite things to do with my small grandchildren is to tell them a story. No matter how simplistic or fantastical the plot is, they are always delighted and enthralled. We all love stories because we are made for them. […]


Exodus, Lent, and becoming a true nation

Ten years ago, I began a most extraordinary Lent by walking up the Aventine Hill to the Basilica of Santa Sabina on the first day of the Roman station church […]