A moment of response to embark on mission

The striking thing about the story of salvation history, the desperate rescue mission of God to get his world back that we have been telling over the last three issues […]

Deacon Dusty Martin, who beat the odds against cancer diagnosis, dies after fruitful ministry

Deacon Dusty Martin, 67 years old, passed away May 10, 2021 at his home after a 9-year battle with cancer. Deacon Martin spent most of his diaconal ministry assigned to St. Pius X Parish in Aurora, Colorado.  Gregory (Dusty) David Martin was born June 17, 1953 Madison, Wisconsin to […]

Christ, the ballast of Christian community

On the morning of August 10, 1628, the Swedish warship Vasa set sail from its harbor in the port of Stockholm. Built on the order of the Lutheran King Gustavus […]

Sacred Heart of Jesus student wins state science fair

With a deep passion for science, a solid work ethic and a dream, Sacred Heart of Jesus eighth grader Chloe Sebek put everything she had into this year’s state science fair project, “The Effect of Essential […]

Fraternal brothers, and also blood: Meet the brother priests who serve at the same Denver parish

Earlier this week was National Brothers Day, a day meant to commemorate the brothers that we did not choose to have in our life but that God gave us. Even […]

The deacon’s ministry calls everyone to service

By Deacon Joe Donohoe Director of Deacon Personnel for the Archdiocese of Denver  The Archdiocese of Denver has just released a Deacon Resource Manual providing information on the different service ministries of permanent deacons. It is meant to help the Catholic […]

What happens in Germany, revisited

By Francis X. Maier Writing on the quincentennial of the Reformation and its parallels with emerging problems in the 21st-century German Church three years ago, Charles Chaput, then the archbishop of […]


The Healer: Paul McHugh at 90

 One of the adornments of American Catholicism turned 90 on May 21: Dr.  Paul R. McHugh, longtime head of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins and a healer after the heart of […]

Archbishop Aquila responds to Germany’s synodal path that could impact the universal Church

As the bishops of Germany move forward with a synodal path that could impact the entire Church, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila is releasing an open letter to his fellow bishops, especially those in Germany.  The letter was written over […]

How to respond to God’s infinite love

With the latest edition of the Denver Catholic magazine, I am completing the telling of our story as children of God the Father. You might recall that the past two […]

Native American Catholics focus of new Knights of Columbus documentary airing this Saturday

The historical and contemporary witness of Native American Catholics are the subject of a Knights of Columbus-produced documentary set for broadcast in upcoming weeks. “It is impossible to fully understand […]


Christians in the modern world: A story of conflict, engagement, and retreat

The Church has had a rocky relationship with the modern world, to say the least. It’s all the more difficult that contemporary culture arose largely in opposition to the Christian culture of the […]