Moira Cullings

Moira Cullings

Columnist

The battle for life

In an increasingly secular society, Catholics are the underdog when it comes to fighting for life issues. But Father Luis Granados reminds us we have a very important weapon. “We […]

Denver seminaries lead the charge with ‘rigorous’ screening process designed to form healthy priests

Amid this current crisis in the Church, many are wondering about their own dioceses and the steps taken to ensure such a crisis doesn’t unfold in their own backyard. Here […]

Growing numbers spark expansion at Our Lady of the Valley

In the 1970s, Windsor’s small community of Catholic believers gathered in an unlikely setting. “We used to meet over a laundromat downtown,” said Father Gregg Pederson. The community, which had […]

Nativity: Faith & Reason emphasizes religion as ‘the fabric of life’

When Nativity Catholic School in Broomfield changed its name to Nativity: Faith & Reason, some parishioners were concerned it meant a backing away from the Catholicity of the school. Father […]

St. Joseph in Akron celebrates 100 years

When Father Marek Ciesla celebrates Sunday Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Akron, the community is deeply connected — not just in the prayers and responses, but in the […]

Adopt-a-Student program helps donors ‘put a face’ to the impact of their gifts

As a child of eight who grew up in a lower income neighborhood in St. Louis, Joe Schmid understands how a Catholic education can open the door to greater opportunities. […]

Julia Greeley’s cause off to the Vatican

On August 10, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila presided over the solemn closing session of the diocesan inquiry of the cause of beatification and canonization of the Servant of God Julia […]

Pope John Paul II called for a New Evangelization; Denver answered

Shortly after Pope John Paul II visited Denver during World Youth Day in 1993, Curtis Martin had the opportunity to meet with the pope and share his vision for an […]

WYD ’93 Throwback: Let the celebration begin

This article by David Myers was originally published in the Aug. 18, 1993 issue of the Denver Catholic Register. The Spirit of Christ rocked Denver Aug. 11 as between 100,000 […]

Opportunities abound at Mary’s Homes of Hope

For about 20 years, Lynn Reid helped provide maternity homes for women in need. As fulfilling as the work was, she noticed that something was absent. “One of the pieces […]

Fighting fire with faith

Something struck Mark Hutchinson while he was fighting the rapidly spreading Lake Christine Fire on July 4. “In the yard of a home we were protecting was a statue of […]

St. Thomas More youth rally intertwines faith and fun

Kylie Klimek’s strong faith gave her the courage to do something many adults wouldn’t — share her beliefs with a neighbor whose family is atheist. The seventh-grade student at St. […]