Julie Filby

Julie Filby

Reporter

Hoping to make the Church better, one parish at a time

Organizers of the Amazing Parish Conference, being held in Denver this week, want every parish in the country—all 17,483 of them—to get engaged in the movement by attending one of […]

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QUIZ:  What do you know about the Eucharist?

1. The word “Eucharist” comes from the Greek word eucharistia which means: A. To give glory B. To show love C. To celebrate D. To give thanks 2. Jesus instituted […]

Charities to establish permanent shelter for women

To serve one of the most vulnerable populations in the Denver metro area, homeless single women, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Denver will open the city’s first long-term emergency […]

True food? True drink?    

For nearly 2,000 years, the Church has taught that bread and wine consecrated during Mass become the actual body and blood of Jesus. However, almost half of Catholics polled believe […]

Mending wounds that may never fully heal

Tiffany was 10 years old when she arrived at Mount St. Vincent Home. She’d been shuffled around the past two years, moved from place to place, each claiming they couldn’t […]

Finding the rhythm of contemplative life

Father Edward Hoffman began to feel a call to something different after ministering in the Denver metro area for 37 years. “It basically began with my desire to deepen my […]

Perseverance made Teresa of Avila a master of prayer

March 28 marks the 500th anniversary of the birth of St. Teresa of Avila, who in 1970 became the first woman to be named a Doctor of the Church. A […]

Professor-nun’s lecture explores privilege, purpose of consecrated life

To live a life of perfect charity: that’s the goal of all Christians and of religious in particular. So said seminary professor Sister Esther Mary Nickel, a Religious Sister of […]

Faithful invited to a ‘joyful moment of communion’

To honor the Year of Consecrated Life, religious communities are eagerly opening the doors to their homes and inviting the faithful in to learn about their way of life. The […]

Lecture: Don’t listen to Pope Francis ‘with a filter’ or you’ll miss the message

The Vatican has a special department dedicated to issues related to the family, and one of its representatives will be in Denver this month to speak on where family falls […]

Lift up before lift off

Those traveling the friendly skies on Easter Sunday will have the opportunity to attend Mass at Denver International Airport this year. “This will be a first in many years,” explained […]

‘That last kiss, that last warm touch, that last breath’ mattered

UPDATE MARCH 27-Kara Tippett’s memorial service 1:30 p.m. March 28 will be streamed and available for viewing at www.mundanefaithfulness.com beginning at 1:15 p.m.  Kara Tippetts, a 38-year-old Colorado Springs woman who advocated […]