Julie Filby

Julie Filby

Reporter

Cancer patient’s wish to become a priest coming true

While seminary rector Father Scott Traynor has described every man studying for the priesthood as a “mini miracle,” it may be particularly true of Peter Srsich. A little more than […]

Planned Parenthood exposed at UNC

As University of Northern Colorado students prepared for final exams, members of the Students for Life Club took a break in their studies and braved the cold Dec. 4 to […]

PHOTO ALBUM: Mount Carmel celebrates 120 years in north Denver

The community at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in the Denver Highlands neighborhood, at 3549 Navajo St., celebrated its 120th anniversary Dec. 7. Events included a morning Mass, in […]

How to welcome Christmas Catholics

Every Christmas, churches fill beyond capacity with congregations made up of weekly Mass-goers, “Christmas Catholics,” Christians on-the-fence, lapsed Catholics, non-believers and everyone in between. Infrequent Mass-goers don’t always know the […]

Denver couple reflects on Pope Francis’ call to uplift the poor

Catholic philanthropists John and Carol Saeman say that helping the poor requires a “fundamental change” in how society responds to poverty–a change that, in their understanding of Catholic teaching, means a […]

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How can the Church speak to business leaders?

Catholic business leaders who integrate Catholic social teaching into their work life can help better themselves and society, says one Colorado business consultant. “Well-formed Catholic business leaders can take the […]

Denver man’s school in Liberia on hold till Ebola threat fades

Growing up in the African country of Liberia, Ebenezer Siefa Norman saw a need for change. He saw women mistreated and abused, and recognized that too many people, women in […]

‘There is a real joy in being called to live a selfless life’

A simple gold band on her left ring finger reminds Religious Sister of Mercy Mary Sean Crimmins that her first and only love has been Jesus Christ for 65 years. […]

A sweet way to support the Poor Clares

As a means of supporting their cloistered community, Denver’s Capuchin Poor Clare sisters bake and sell homemade butter cookies, known as Clarisa’s Cookies—a popular item for Christmas giving. Proceeds from […]

More students can catch a ride to Lourdes thanks to bigger bus

Each school day, a bus picks students up from the parking lot of St. Frances Cabrini Parish in Littleton and drives them 15 miles to their Denver school, Our Lady […]

Candlelight vigil planned for students missing in Mexico

While protests have erupted across Mexico and parts of the United States after the disappearance and alleged kidnapping and death of 43 Mexican college students by corrupt government officials and […]

Getting by with a ‘little help’ from friends

Sixth-grade students from Christ the King School, along with parents and teachers, joined the nonprofit organization A Little Help Nov. 8 to assist local seniors with household chores that they […]