Moira Cullings

Columnist

Mt. Olivet cemetery offers spiritual, corporal works of mercy

On Hart Island in the Long Island Sound of New York City, more than one million unclaimed people’s remains are buried. It is the largest tax funded cemetery in the […]

Deacons have ‘tremendously positive effect’ on archdiocese

Men who are inclined to serve the community and develop their faith might have a deeper calling — one to the permanent diaconate. “We’re looking for men who are truly […]

‘Gathering at the Grotto’ draws community

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Denver is building a community far beyond the scope of regular weekend Mass. “At Lourdes we like to talk about ‘making timeless truths […]

Democrats for Life conference seeks to advance pro-life cause

According to a 2017 Gallup Poll, between 25-30% of democrats are pro-life and close to 30% feel abortion is morally wrong. “These democrats often feel intimidated and historically have been […]

Carmelite lived the cloistered life ‘to the full’

In 1950, at the ripe age of 18, Sister Mona Claire of Our Lady entered religious life as a Carmelite of the Holy Spirit. For the next 67 years, she […]

Archdiocese honors Julia Greeley on 100th anniversary of her death

Hundreds gathered at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception the evening of June 7 to celebrate Mass for Servant of God Julia Greeley a century after she passed away. […]

Local Catholic’s action against strip club van leads to unexpected result

Abriana Chilelli was fed up with driving her kids home from school. It wasn’t a mundane routine or long commute that created her frustrations. It was a van with images […]

Family finds fresh start at Samaritan House

Andrea and her three children were out of options. “I had no money, no car, no credit, no husband, no college education, no job, no financial stability,” said Andrea. “My […]

Eucharistic miracles reveal Christ’s real presence

Over 2,000 years ago, Jesus Christ walked the earth, performed miracles and was eventually crucified, offering up his life for the salvation of souls. Jesus had a body just like […]

Sophia Montessori Academy thrives in first year

Pauline Meert and Irene O’Brien were both working on their Master’s degrees on separate continents with little financial security when they decided it was the perfect time to open a […]

Parish generosity rewarded through Archbishop’s Catholic Appeal rebate

This past January, Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Mead celebrated the dedication of its brand new church building. Among the excitement surrounding the new church was also a need for […]

Cardinal Stafford librarian celebrates two decades of service

Lyn Cotton and her fellow staff members at the Cardinal Stafford Theological Library will never forget the summer the library’s smoke alarm went off. Perhaps it was the cause of […]