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Vladimir Mauricio-Perez

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Leisure, work, and how to truly celebrate the holy days

“Well, it’s almost the weekend.” Who has not heard a co-worker utter this phrase on a Thursday or Friday morning? “The weekend” presents itself as a promise ready to fulfill […]

Overcoming scrupulosity with God’s mercy – and a therapist

Ignatius of Loyola, Alphonsus Liguori and Therese of Lisieux are only a few of the saints who suffered from scrupulosity on their path to sainthood. Their desire to follow God […]

Q&A: We must teach young people the value of suffering

Father Peter Cameron, OP, spoke to the Denver Catholic about his upcoming presentation for the St. John Paul II Lecture Series in Denver April 9, titled “Evangelizing Youth Today.” Father […]

How a baby born at 26 weeks became a light of faith to his family

“The doctor said that, if I wanted to save my baby’s life, I had to give birth in the next hour. I was only 26 weeks pregnant,” Maria Ramos recalled […]

Catholic Baby University prepares parents for the real deal

Heidi and Jim Knous had no idea that something like a Catholic childbirth education existed. But not long after finding out the great news that they were expecting their first […]

Experience Ireland for its Catholic and natural splendor this fall

Picture yourself contemplating the endless sea from the Cliffs of Moher, praying with Benedictine Monks for the sanctification of priests, or visiting the Knock Shrine, where in 1879, a group […]

Q&A: Archbishop and Democrat, Republican Senators weigh in on repealing the death penalty in Colorado

The Death Penalty Repeal Act (SB 17-095), which would abolish capital punishment in Colorado for offenses committed on or after July 1, 2019, was introduced by the State Senate March […]

Your innovative ministry may qualify to receive big bucks

If your Catholic ministry is working, the Our Sunday Visitor Institute wants to help you. After granting $75 million of service in over a hundred years to the Catholic Church […]

A guide to finding the Lenten resolutions you actually need

Go beyond giving up chocolate this Lent. The capital or deadly sins were not named for being unforgivable or because of their gravity; but, rather, because they are the sins […]

Colorado Governor expected to sign bill abolishing death penalty

A bill banning capital punishment in the State of Colorado is expected to pass in early 2019, an effort that Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila has supported, and that Colorado Governor […]

Make a pilgrimage to Colorado’s first shrine for victims of human trafficking

It’s a reality. On any given day during 2016, an estimate of 403,000 people were living in conditions of modern slavery in the United States, according to the 2018 Global […]

Q&A: Denver priest makes valuable contribution to understanding of Eucharist, Cross in Early Christianity

Father Daniel Cardó, S.C.V., pastor at Holy Name Parish and professor at St. John Vianney Seminary, shared with the Denver Catholic his experience of publishing his most recent book The […]