Archdiocese of Denver


Now that started the conversation!

Our Religious Liberty campaign has proven to be one of our most talked about and debated topics ever. The majority of respondents felt as we do: frustrated that people of […]

For Advent and Christmas seasons, Archbishop decrees Vigil Masses can be as early as 1 p.m.

In preparation for the upcoming seasons of Advent and Christmas, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila issued a decree Tuesday proclaiming that vigil/anticipatory Masses can be celebrated as early as 1 p.m. […]

2020 Catholic Voter Guide

As faithful Catholics, it is our duty and obligation to take part in shaping the moral character of our community, our state, and our country—especially in a time of so […]

Deacon Richard Martin served joyfully in Colorado and Ohio

Deacon Richard Martin passed away peacefully on September 27, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was 72 years old.  Deacon Martin was assigned to Our Lady of Loreto and then was transferred to Dayton, Ohio in 2003. Richard William Martin was […]


WATCH: Prop 115 a reminder that people are worth being walked with

Eucharistic Adoration with Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila took place in the courtyard at Marisol Health on Sunday, September 27. Marisol Health serves women who are struggling in their pregnancies with […]

UPDATED: Parish Guidelines for Public Masses

UPDATED NOVEMBER 24, 2020 As the Archdiocese of Denver continues to work to balance protecting the health and safety of our communities with ministering to the spiritual needs of our […]

Denver bishops issue letter to Hispanic community urging support of Prop 115

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila and Bishop Jorge H. Rodriguez have issued a letter to the Hispanic community urging support of Prop 115. September 27, 2020 World Day of Immigrants and […]

English Readings: Mass for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Click here to watch the livestream Click here to download this document as a PDF Presider: Most. Rev. Samuel Aquila, Archbishop of Denver; Concelebrants: Most. Rev. Jorge Rodriguez, Auxiliary Bishop of […]


Livestream: World Day of Migrants and Refugees Mass, Sept. 27

 If you are having trouble viewing the livestream, click here. English Program and Readings for the Migrants and Refugees Mass: View on website or download the PDF

Deacon Jim Wall remembered for pro-life service and devotion

Deacon Jim Wall passed away in the early hours of the morning August 31.  He had just turned 87 years old.  His diaconal ministry took him to Sts. Peter and Paul […]

Q&A: Colorado voters urged to vote ‘Yes on Prop 115’ to end late-term abortion

“I urge all Catholics to get involved in this effort!” Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of the Archdiocese of Denver has written. Proposition 115 (formerly known as Initiative 120) would ban […]

Colorado bishops urge Coloradans to vote yes on late-term abortion ban in November

The bishops of Colorado have issued the following letter regarding Initiative 120, the late-term abortion ban that will appear on the ballot in November. On June 8, with bipartisan support, […]