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Carmen Elena Villa

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Centro San Juan Diego has a new director: Alfonso Lara

The Archdiocese of Denver announced Friday, May 31 the election of Alfonso Lara as the new Director of Centro San Juan Diego. “I am very happy because I will return […]

Archbishop Aquila ordains five men to the priesthood

Recalling the phrase Jesus told his disciples: “I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves” (Mt 10:16), Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila urged the new priests to shine […]

Blessed ‘Conchita’ a model for wives, mothers and lovers of Christ

Can a married woman say that her soul belongs to Christ? Can a mother find time to pray, receive daily communion and attend spiritual direction? Can a widow, after having […]

REVIEW: Unplanned and the abortion business

Abby Johnson was astounded when in a meeting her supervisor Cheryl told her that her plan consisted in doubling the number of abortions in every clinic. After receiving the award […]

Juan Carlos Reyes, Director of Centro San Juan Diego, has been called to the Father’s House

A happy, hardworking man dedicated to evangelization and to Hispanic immigrants: With these words, friends and coworkers remember Juan Carlos Reyes, who passed away March 20 after fighting a grave […]

New deacons invited to die to themselves to bear fruit 

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila told the newly-ordained deacons: “You will be configured to Christ, the servant, to serve as he serves, to be those who are called to proclaim the […]

The dangers of the proposed sexuality education bill for Colorado schools

A controversial sexuality education bill was approved by the House of Representatives in February and now seeks approval of the State Senate, starting with a hearing on Thursday, Feb. 28. […]

Denver pilgrims prepare for WYD in Panama

The pope invited them, and they answered. The archdiocese’s largest pilgrimage group, consisting of 140 young Hispanic Catholics from Ascension Parish in Denver and a few members from other parishes […]

Take a journey through the art of Rembrandt

Expressive faces, majestic landscapes and minuscule details are some of the traits that characterize the prints of the renowned Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijin, whom the Denver Art Museum […]

New saint ‘keeps watch’ over Hispanic Catholic community

Denver’s Queen of Peace Parish was filled with faithful Salvadorians and other Catholics from the United States and diverse Latin-American countries Oct. 14, all celebrating with deep devotion the canonization […]

V Encuentro, a balm for the Church in the United States

It was time to celebrate the faith and joy of the Risen Christ, even in the midst of the tribulations that the Church is currently experiencing. This is how one […]

WYD marked a milestone in their lives

The life and faith of thousands of youth of the time was deeply impacted and transformed by World Youth Day Denver 1993. The fruit of their participation in the event […]