The Easter explosion

Let me adapt to recent circumstances a thought-experiment theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar proposed decades ago: Imagine that a friend contracts a severe case of COVID-19 and medicine can do […]

Converging Roads Medical Conference to discuss the intersection of morality, medicine and health care ethics

Medical professionals from the Archdiocese of Denver and from across the state are invited to join a regional conference offering continuing education for healthcare professionals which equips them to practice the highest ethical and medical standards […]

Full transcript: Homily from Officer Eric Talley’s funeral Mass

The following is a full transcript of the homily delivered by Father James Jackson, FSSP, during Officer Eric Talley’s funeral Mass on March 29 at the Cathedral Basilica of the […]

From Paradise then to Paradise now

While not all may know about the story of the Fall of Man, and while not all may understand the story of the Fall of Man, all can nonetheless tell […]

Officer Eric Talley’s life honored and celebrated during funeral Mass at Cathedral

By Jonah McKeown/Catholic News Agency A funeral Mass was held Monday in Denver for Officer Eric Talley, a Catholic father of seven who was killed while responding to last week’s […]

Holy Week Mass Options: In-person, online and TV

All parishes in the Archdiocese of Denver will be celebrating Holy Week Masses in-person. Please check with your local parish for schedules and specific guidance and protocols for attending.   All Catholics in the Archdiocese of […]

Why did Jesus have to go into the desert?

On Ash Wednesday, my wife was speaking to one of her co-workers who was confused by the ash crosses she was seeing on people’s heads that day. She took the […]


Facing the fear of guilt

First of all, I want to thank you all for the tremendous outpouring of support we have received in the wake of my mother’s death. It has been so touching […]


Good news after a very bad year

There is no need to belabor the awfulness of the year of lockdowns, shutdowns, and other downers that began in mid-March 2020. Among the failures that will bear serious scrutiny […]

Archbishop Aquila ‘deeply saddened’ by deadly Boulder shooting; slain officer called a ‘soldier for Christ’

On March 22, 2021, 10 people were killed during a shooting at a King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado. The following is a statement from Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila: “I am […]

Year of Discernment: Catholic schools embark on a mission of renewal

The Catholic Church, by virtue of her Divine charter by our Lord Jesus, is essentially a teaching organization. Teaching and educating is part of her task of saving souls. Indeed, […]

Archbishop Aquila ‘grateful’ for CDF reaffirmation of Church teaching on marriage

On March 15, the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith issued a clarification approved by Pope Francis in which they reaffirmed the Church’s longstanding teaching that same-sex unions […]