Carmen Elena Villa

Columnist

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 […]

El Pueblo Católico returns: A request from readers

The directors of El Pueblo Católico, the archdiocesan Spanish newspaper, decided to change its name to Denver Catholic en Español after its 20th anniversary with the objective of unifying both […]

They were fathers and became saints

Fatherhood is undoubtedly a sure path to holiness. Being a faithful husband, educating one’s children in the faith and having Jesus at the center are all concrete ways of living […]

A statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe in New Mexico reportedly began to cry

Hundreds of faithful Catholics are going on pilgrimage to Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Hobbs, N.M., where reportedly, a bronze statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe began to shed […]

‘Baptize your son,’ her friend insisted. Now he’s a priest.

Angela Brown and Maria Delfin were great friends in school and lived in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. One day, they decided to make a mutual promise: “When I have my […]