Julie Filby

Julie Filby

Reporter

Vocation appreciation: 100-plus sisters honored

Religious women in the archdiocese were recognized April 18 at an event that organizers believe to be unique to the Archdiocese of Denver. The annual Religious Sisters Appreciation Day, hosted […]

Get ‘your Pope Francis’ straight from Pope Francis

Pope Francis is “very aware” how he is represented, and at times misrepresented, by the media, according to John S. Grabowski, Ph.D., a professor at The Catholic University of America […]

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Giving the gift of my family

Tracy Murphy is a wife, mother and once communications professional for the Church now serving as a stay-at-home mom. When my toddler son was an infant, I began a little […]

How I convinced myself addiction wasn’t sin

Sue Berscheid is a wife, mother, special education professional and catechist at Risen Christ Parish. She is passionate about supporting teens as they navigate this often-challenging time in their lives. […]

Killing us softly with your words

Kenneth Cramer, MA, LPC, NCC, is founder of St. Raphael Counseling (www.straphaelcounseling.com) and a member of the Catholic Psychotherapy Association. A few months ago, our Holy Father Francis talked about […]

Five ways to keep your young athlete safe

Margaret Ochoa is a former child dependency and neglect prosecutor who now facilitates Safe Environment Training for the Archdiocese of Denver. Margaret lives in the suburbs with her husband and […]

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Stewardship program challenges status quo

Parishes with high Hispanic populations are converting hearts for successful stewardship in the Archdiocese of Denver. The feat could bode well for the overall U.S. Church. Hispanics have accounted for […]

What is consecrated life? Find out at April 26 open houses

To honor the Year of Consecrated Life, seven religious communities in the Archdiocese of Denver invite the faithful to learn more about their way of life through open houses from […]

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The nature of love is giving

The annual Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal is currently under way. The ACA helps fund nearly 40 archdiocesan ministries ranging from protecting life within the womb to serving senior citizens. Father Randy […]

5 patron saints for students

The traditional patronage of many saints could be extended to cover modern-day issues that students face. Here are five that we propose. 1. Patron saint of simplicity – St. Francis of Assisi […]

Longtime Regis president was educational entrepreneur

Father David M. Clarke, S.J., former president and chancellor of Regis University, died April 4 at Hospice House in Spokane. He was 87. “The legacy of Father Clarke runs deep […]

Not losing faith

When it comes to religion, a report described the millennial generation, those currently between ages 18 to 33, as “relatively unattached to organized religion.” “It’s insane how many students lose […]