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Gratitude: A moral obligation

By Daniel Campbell The Thanksgiving holiday always provides the occasion for reflection on gratitude, a virtue fundamental to loving our neighbor. We speak often of gratitude as we make our […]

Our Lady of Kibeho’s message to the world

By Kateri Williams Most Catholics are familiar with the Marian apparition sites in France, Portugal and Mexico.  Yet, many are unaware of the Marian apparitions that took place in Kibeho, Rwanda between 1981 and […]

From the desert, something new

By Father Greg Cleveland, O.M.V. G.K. Chesterton and several other literary figures were asked one evening what book they would prefer to have with them if stranded on a desert […]

Dispensations: An excuse to skip Mass?

By Anthony St. Louis-Sanchez During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Christian faithful of the Archdiocese of Denver have received a dispensation from their Sunday obligation of participating in […]

We are a remnant people

In a letter to the world’s bishops dated August 15, the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary, and approved for publication by Pope Francis on Sept. 3, Robert Cardinal Sarah, […]

Fratelli Tutti:
True fraternity is found in Christ

By Father Luis Granados In his new Encyclical, Pope Francis invites us to reflect on our universal fraternity. Its title – Fratelli Tutti – comes from an advice of St. […]

Coronavirus and the Mass: Following the science

By Deacon Rob Lanciotti Deacon Rob Lanciotti is a permanent deacon at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Fort Collins and holds a doctoral degree in Microbiology. He was employed as […]

It can’t happen here: A review of Live Not By Lies

By Francis X. Maier | Catholic World Report In January 2017, three days before Barack Obama left the White House, the New York Times published an opinion piece entitled “Reading the Classic Novel That […]

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September is Suicide Awareness Month

By Dr. Michelle Connor Harris, St. Raphael Counseling Worldwide pandemic. Economic collapse. Riots and social unrest. Devastating tornadoes, hurricanes, and wildfires. So far, 2020 feels like the plot of some […]

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Resisting the stigma of mental illness

Dr. Michelle Connor Harris serves as the Clinical Director for St. Raphael Counseling. Imagine that you live in ancient Rome and you are feeling sad and hopeless.  The Colosseum holds […]

Why We Stargaze

By Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ is the director of the Vatican Observatory, Specola Vaticana. His book, Would you Baptize an Extraterrestrial?, written with Father Paul Mueller, […]

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Returning to Mass amid COVID-19: How worried should we be?

Deacon Rob Lanciotti is a permanent deacon at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Fort Collins and holds a doctoral degree in Microbiology. He was employed as a virologist for the […]