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God’s harsh and dreadful love

The Paschal Triduum this year seemed like a return from exile: Holy Thursday’s Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper, in church; Good Friday’s Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion, in church; Saturday evening’s Easter […]

To Lodge in the Wilderness: Summer 2021 at Annunciation Heights

“O that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest; yea, I would wander afar, I would lodge in the wilderness.” – Ps 55: 6-7  What eloquent words […]

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WATCH: Why give to the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal?

Your gift to the Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal puts your faith in action. Donations directly support church values such as Catholic faith formation, community impact and future leadership. Visit give.archden.org to […]

Saying goodbye to a hero

The funeral services for Boulder Police Officer Eric Talley, a devout Catholic who was killed in the line of duty March 22, were beautiful, moving and meaningful. They honored Talley’s faith, his sacrifice and the hero he was and […]

UPDATED | Official Priest Appointments: April 12, 2021

Here’s a list of all the new priest assignments for the Archdiocese of Denver, including pastor and parochial vicar reassignments, parish administrators and chaplains. These appointments are effective July 1, […]

From rare books to online resources, archdiocesan library has long history of service to students

National Library Week, observed this year from April 4 to April 10, is the perfect occasion to highlight the essential role of libraries and library staff in strengthening our communities – and our very own Cardinal Stafford Library at the […]

Christ, the Cross & Salvation: Common questions and misconceptions answered

The victory of Jesus Christ symbolized by the Cross and the empty tomb forever changed the course of history. And yet, despite it being one of the most well-documented historical […]

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Light from the East

Ten years ago last month, the Synod of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church took a striking decision: it elected its youngest member, 40-year old Bishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk, as leader of […]

Reencounter the Mass: Mass dispensation to be lifted on Pentecost

There is no greater gift than the gift Christ gave the world – himself. A sacrifice that has freed us from the bonds of sin and death, and a sacrifice […]

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Encounter the Risen Jesus: Week 7

It’s Week 7 of Encounter the Risen Jesus! Visit archden.org/easter2021 to watch the reflection and follow along with the prayer guide over the coming weeks. Christ is Risen! He is […]

Eric Talley ‘Put Christ First’: Boulder Police Officer’s Heroism Rooted in Life of Sacrificial Love

By Roxanne King/National Catholic Register On the afternoon of March 22, Boulder Police Officer Eric Talley rushed to a King Soopers grocery store where a dispatcher said a shooting was […]

The Resurrection: Hysterical Belief or Historical Reality?

By Dr. Alan FimisterAssistant Professor at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary At the Last Supper, Our Lord told his disciples, “Amen, amen I say to you, he that believeth in […]