Nissa LaPoint

Nissa LaPoint


Ride the Rockies cyclist dedicates tour to homeless

Some avid cyclists pass the time with their favorite tunes or by chatting with fellow riders. During the Ride the Rockies Bicycle Tour, Leslie Prevish brings prayer intentions and her […]

Column: Courage and perseverance

“Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.” -John Quincy Adams Summer is not usually a time of year filled with lots […]

Connecting parishes to people in the pews

Local pastors and church staff are dreaming of the day when they can share Christ’s message with their parishioners at the click of a button. Their dreams are becoming a […]

Seminary psychologist earns award

As a psychologist helping to form Denver seminarians, Christina Lynch is like a stethoscope in God’s hands working to heal their hearts, she said. “I listen to their heart as […]

Catholic Education – Worth the sacrifice

The Villareal family will make almost any sacrifice to get their sons to Catholic school by the first bell. During the upcoming school year, Wendy Villareal and her two sons […]

Photo Essay: Faithful hit the pavement for vocations

Faithful gathered at the St. John Vianney Theological Seminary Aug. 15 to pray for an increase of vocations. The annual Vocations Walk included a Stations of the Cross and followed […]

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Future of Christianity lies in drawing near to Christ, says speaker

In today’s anti-Christian culture, Catholics no longer have the option to be idle and indecisive about living their faith, said author and speaker Dan Burke. During his talk Aug. 14 […]

Column: But then God made me wait

In my last column, “Why I didn’t want to wait,” (Denver Catholic, May 9-15, 2015), my story left off with my husband, Kenn, and I discerning that we would be […]

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Nuns, guns and the Wild West—the tale of Sister Blandina

Billy the Kid, a notorious bank and stage-coach robber of the Wild West, met his match in the most unlikely of people when he met Sister Blandina Segale. According to […]

Deacons have their day

Deacons from across the Archdiocese of Denver gathered for a special Mass with Archbishop Samuel Aquila and were honored for their service to the Church. The annual Deacon Day Mass […]

Photo Essay: Totus Tuus experience made more beautiful for children

This year’s Totus Tuus summer program for youth couldn’t have been more beautiful at Nativity of Our Lord Parish, leaders said. “The Archdiocese (of Denver) has just done a beautiful […]

Same-sex marriage: What do you tell the kids?

Jennifer and Greg Willits’ 11 year old sensed a significant event happened when the Supreme Court made a ruling on same-sex unions. Seeing rainbow-colored flags in their newspaper and hearing […]