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Make the Word of God a priority in 2020

By Dr. Nicholas Lebish On Sept. 30, 2019, the Holy Father declared that, “the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time is to be devoted to the celebration, study and dissemination of […]


Opinion: There is cause for hope amid dire reports of clergy sexual abuse of minors

By Vincent Carroll This Dec. 13, 2019 opinion column was originally published by the Denver Post. When will it end, many Catholics must wearily wonder. And not only Catholics. Anyone […]

The Little Way of Christmas

Dr. Michel Therrien, STL, STD is the  President of the Preambula Group. For families at Christmas time, the Church’s celebration of the birth of Jesus offers three moments of sublime […]

If you desire to change your life, start with how you give

By Todd Smith We offer gifts to commemorate various milestones and personal achievements in the lives of others. Birthdays, anniversaries, and graduations immediately come to mind. Beyond recognition of special […]

The mystery of the Incarnation: God meeting us where we are

Luke Hlavin is the Director of Programs for Annunciation Heights. “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb […]

Cover-ups, transparency, and confidentiality

Father R. Michael Dollins is the Vicar for Clergy for the Archdiocese of Denver. When a priest is absent from a few weekends at a parish, it is natural for […]


Letter to the editor: The big picture on clerical sex abuse in the Church

The following is an unsolicited letter submitted by a reader. As a father of two and a cradle Roman Catholic, I am disgusted with the abuse of children by clergy […]


Celebrate Black Catholic History Month ‘for the greater glory of God’

By Kateri Joda Williams “For the greater glory of God.” That is the reason all Catholics celebrate the heritage and contributions of Blacks in Catholic Christianity during the month of […]


Open Wide Our Hearts: Lessons in racism from a pilgrimage to Montgomery

By Sister Marion Weinzapfel, csj Just why would a group composed of Denver’s Auxiliary Bishop Jorge H. Rodriguez, a parish priest, a deacon and his wife, several religious women and […]

What will be your faith legacy?

By Deacon Jim Parrilli The Catholic Foundation invites you to experience the joy of giving now and beyond your lifetime. When you choose to give, you choose to love and […]

The Road to the Seminary

By Todd Smith When we reach adulthood, we choose careers to support ourselves and our loved ones.  Whether we become doctors, teachers, or maintenance workers, all vocations are essential to […]


Reconciling the sins of the past

Father Randy Dollins is the Vicar General and Vicar for Clergy for the Archdiocese of Denver.  In this column, he shares some reflections on the Church in Colorado moving forward, […]