Moira Cullings

Moira Cullings

Columnist

‘Church on the hill’ breaks ground on new sanctuary

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (SEAS) in Fort Collins is known around town as the ‘Church on the hill.’ “It’s the easiest way to explain where to find us,” said Vanessa […]

Local Church leaders work to recapture the millennial generation

According to a Pew Research Center study, 58 percent of younger millennials who are Catholic believe in God, 86 percent believe in heaven and 41 percent pray at least daily. […]

Archdiocesan Housing lends helping hand to people from all walks of life

Six months after Christina moved to Denver, she received an unpleasant, life-changing surprise. Her rent jumped from $675 to $1,000 at the end of her lease. With her job as […]

Meet the soon-to-be saints Pope Francis will canonize this October

Pope Francis will canonize seven people on Oct. 14 during the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment. The list includes one pope, a lay man, […]

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 […]