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Everything you need to know about incorruptibility

How does the Church define the incorruptibility of saints, and what does the phenomenon signify?

PHOTOS: (First) Communions, Confirmations and Catholicism around the Archdiocese!

It's that time of year! First Communions and Confirmations abound, even as graduations, parties and barbecues begin. As we enter a celebratory time for...

His Body, His Choice: Abortion, Politics, and Our Communion Crisis

Choice. It’s a word that expresses the religion of most Americans: one that centers on the self and the freedom to pursue one’s own...

Dive deeper into the Eucharistic Revival with these SJV Lay Division June courses

With the Parish Year of the Eucharistic Revival about to launch on June 10, now is the perfect time to delve deeper into the...

John Paul II’s Centesimus Annus and today’s debates

In a recent article on the social doctrine of John Paul II in the Jesuit journal La Civiltà Cattolica, Father Fernando de la Iglesia...

Survey: Fewer Americans confident about God’s existence, but many still pray

Only about half of Americans now say they are certain that God exists, and though regular religious attendance has declined, many Americans say they still pray several times a day.

A miracle in Missouri? Body of Benedictine Sisters’ foundress thought to be incorrupt

Hundreds of pilgrims have descended on a Benedictine monastery for religious sisters in rural Missouri in recent days after news began to spread on social media last week that the recently exhumed remains of the contemplative order’s African American foundress appear to be incorrupt, four years after her death and burial in a simple wooden coffin.

Q&A: How does the priest assignment process work?

Every year, the Archdiocese of Denver releases their much-anticipated priest assignments. (In case you missed them, here are the latest!) For priests, being re-assigned...

When in doubt, choose love 

This is not how things are supposed to be.  That’s what comes to mind when I read news headlines these days. Maybe you feel that...

Film about freedom activist Jimmy Lai surpasses 1 million YouTube views in under 2 weeks

A new film about Hong Kong media mogul turned pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai has amassed more than 1 million views on YouTube and over 4 million views on TikTok in just two weeks.

Catholic bishops, educators ask regulators to reject transgender sports rule

Catholic bishops and educators are asking the Department of Education to reject a proposed rule change that would force K–12 schools and higher education institutions to allow biologically male students to participate in female athletics in certain cases if they receive federal funding.

In the beginning: The divided life 

There was a great divorce centuries ago between our faith life and our work life. They cited irreconcilable differences as the reason. The fallout...

Official Priest Appointments: Effective July 1, 2023

Here’s a list of all the new priest assignments for the Archdiocese of Denver, including pastor and parochial vicar reassignments, parish administrators, chaplains and...

PHOTOS: Students honor Mary in May Crownings across the archdiocese

May is the month of Mary! Our students all across the archdiocese have been learning about our Blessed Mother, asking her intercession and honoring...

Study: Most American corporations receive failing grades in religious freedom, free speech

A report that reviewed the policies of 75 major American corporations found rampant disregard for religious freedom and free speech in virtually every company and only saw eight businesses improve from last year.

Archbishop Aquila to Wyoming Catholic College graduates: ‘God has chosen each and every one of you’

As graduates from Wyoming Catholic College prepared to throw their hats in the air, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila left them with a simple but...

Meet the archdiocese’s newest priests — and where they’ll be assigned

On Saturday, May 13, three men were ordained to the priesthood at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception by Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila....

Three men ordained as priests on the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima

On May 13, the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, three men answered the call of the Lord by saying 'yes' to a new...

Motherhood: A spiritual gift

Like every other Catholic on the planet, I have been listening to Father Mike Schmitz’s amazing “Catechism in a Year” podcast. And, like all...

Catholics at the U.S.-Mexico border: ‘Too many people to help, but someone has to’

As the political debate rages over how to manage a new surge of migrants, Catholics like Rosario Reynolds living along the U.S.-Mexico border face a more personal dilemma: how to respond to desperate new arrivals they encounter in their communities and churches every day.

Ike’s insight

Three days before Christmas 1952 and a month before his inauguration as the 34th president of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower addressed the...

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Catholics Discern Moving Over Social Values

Jose Galvan wasn’t necessarily eager to move away from the Golden State. After all, the husband and father of four describes himself as a “born and bred” Californian. He’d spent most of his life in northern Cali, and was fond of his Sacramento parish and Catholic community.

Rogation Days: Prayers for Farmers — and Crops

Among the less familiar springtime Catholic traditions are the four Rogation Days. These are marked on the calendar as April 25, the major day — also St. Mark’s feast day — and the three minor days prior to the Solemnity of the Ascension. The Archdiocese of Denver celebrates a special day of prayer for the Harvest and Fruits of the Earth each year on the feast of St. Isidore, May 15.

WATCH: Moms treated to men’s choir for Mother’s Day at Good Shepherd Parish

This Denver parish is celebrating Mother's Day in a unique way... with an all-men's choir, to give the mothers a break, and to honor and celebrate them!