Vladimir Mauricio-Perez

Columnist

How Our Lady of Guadalupe became the ‘backbone’ of the Mexican people

Over 20 million people set foot on Tepeyac hill every year to witness the living miracle of the woman clothed with the sun and the stars, the woman who changed […]

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Why you can (and should) enroll in the Denver Catholic Biblical School

Whether you’re at the start of your first full-time job, at the top of your career or recently retired, taking some time during the week to dive deeper into your […]

Colorado Cistercian Trappist abbot remembered for his great hospitality

“I know God’s love for me and I trust in his mercy,” said Abbot Joseph M. Boyle, O.C.S.O, of St. Benedict’s Monastery in Snowmass, Colo., not long before he died […]

This Advent, go from self-accusation to self-affirmation

Rather than joyful people who radiate a unique light and bring flavor to a salt-less world, many times Catholics get lost in the wave of unfamiliar faces that reflect worry […]

Capuchin Poor Clares celebrate 30 years in Denver

The first Capuchin Poor Clares who set foot in the Mile-High city to stay arrived on the chilly morning of Nov. 17, 1988, from the Mexican city of Irapuato. Ten […]

There is nothing better than the Catholic Thanksgiving meal

More than a succulent dinner on a Thursday in November, Thanksgiving is a family celebration meant to rejoice in the gift of life and the goods we possess. Yet, as […]

Beyond the political debate, the ‘Caravan’ are a people in need

The caravan of thousands of Hondurans that migrated from the city of San Pedro Sula Oct. 12 has rapidly become a topic of political debate both in Honduras and in […]

Q&A: Christians must be ‘restless’ in desire to evangelize

In anticipation of his Nov. 6 presentation at the Saint John Paul II Lecture Series in Denver on his new book The Evangelizing Parish, Cardinal Francis Arinze, former Prefect of […]

Discovering a hidden face of World War II: ‘The Holocaust by Bullets’

Standing by a mass grave in a small Ukrainian village while listening to the stories told by the dozens of elderly witnesses of the execution of the last Jewish victims […]

Aging with grace: An internal renewal

The Bible often associates the passing of age with wisdom, reverence and fruitfulness. “We do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner man is being […]

The five traits of an Evangelizing Parish

Far from being a place where people can hide and live comfortably, the parish is a Eucharistic community that is called to “launch into the deep” because it is, “by […]

Becoming ‘The First Educators’ of our children

Seeing the need for a renewal of Catholic culture in families and society, and desiring to fulfill their vocations in the process, six dads from St. Mary’s Parish in Littleton […]