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Why is St. Valentine the patron saint of those in love?

By Msgr. Jorge de los Santos St. Valentine, the patron saint of love, was born in modern-day Italy around 175 AD. He was ordained a priest and later a bishop. […]

Q&A: Breaking down Roe v. Wade

By The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Jan. 22 marked the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the United […]

Don’t miss out on summer camp at Annunciation Heights

By Topher Aderhold Topher Aderhold is the Camp Director at Annunciation Heights. “Every day that passes, I fall more desperately in love with the mountains… I am ever more determined […]

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Encountering something more at SEEK2019

By Chelsea Magyar Chelsea Magyar is a senior at the University of Colorado Boulder studying communications and dance. She is involved with the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church ministry as […]

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Helping our kids be charitable in the world

By Kyle Dyer Kyle Dyer, of Kyle Dyer Storytelling, is a former TV news anchor who hosts the monthly Engage events for Catholic Charities. See more at ccdenver.org/kylescorner. I am […]

The real Santa Claus was Catholic?

By Monsignor Jorge de los Santos Around this time of year, it’s common to see the Christmas celebration filled with marketing and consumerism, opening its doors to its employee of […]

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Celebrating the Truth in Colorado

By Deacon Geoff Bennett Deacon Geoff Bennett is the Vice President of Parish and Community Relations at Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Denver, including the Respect Life Office. As […]

Msgr. John Slattery remembered as a ‘founding father’ of Springs diocese

By Veronica Ambul | Colorado Catholic Herald Msgr. John Slattery, the first vicar general of the Diocese of Colorado Springs and founding pastor of St. Patrick Parish, died Nov. 28 […]

At the Heights, everybody becomes your friend

By Topher Aderhold Topher Aderhold is the Camp Director at Annunciation Heights. On the feast of the holy archangels, we set off before the sun, beginning our hike at 4 […]

Giving those in need a hand up

By Michael Sinnett Michael Sinnett is Vice President of Shelters at Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Denver. On a recent medical mission to the town of Ayaviri, high in […]

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Quitting Old Paths

This commentary was written by Father John Nepil, a priest of the Archdiocese of Denver currently studying in Rome. Henri de Lubac once noted a correspondence between the Reformation’s criticism […]

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Lend a hand to those seeking employment or job-training

Jenny Kraska is the executive director of the Colorado Catholic Conference. In the Encyclical Laborem Exercens, His Holiness Pope John Paul II reminds us that it is “through work that […]