Vladimir Mauricio-Perez

Columnist

Hopes for the October Synod on Young People

Being met with hope by some and suspicion by others, in light of the recent sex-abuse scandals and the nature of the topics being discussed, the Synod of Bishops on […]

Encounter Mother Teresa’s ‘joyful and personal’ presence in exhibit coming to Denver

In times of turbulence and confusion, Catholics have the light of the saints to remind them of the fundamental aspects of their faith with the example of their lives and […]

Responding in faith to the current crisis

“In her voyage across the ocean of this world, the Church is like a great ship being pounded by the waves of life’s different stresses. Our duty is not to […]

Giving and discipleship journey hand-in-hand

“Remember the poor,” was the only condition given to St. Paul by Sts. Peter, James and John before leaving to minister to the Gentiles (Gal 2: 10). By “the poor” […]

Love Your Marriage retreats help marriages to thrive, remain holy

Richard and Megan Burks’ marriage was good: They served as Eucharistic minsters at Our Lady of Loretto Parish in Aurora, and while there was nothing necessarily wrong with their relationship, […]

Q&A: Cheap Sex and why today’s young people are postponing marriage

It doesn’t take much to realize that young men and women are waiting longer to get married. And although some of the most common reasons given tend to be “lack […]

Religious vocations just one fruit among many sowed at WYD ‘93

Among the many fruits of WYD Denver ’93, priestly and religious vocations abounded. Whether it was hearing the words of Saint John Paul II or witnessing the overwhelming catholicity of […]

‘Denver, Denver, una rivoluzione!’

The festivities kicked off Aug. 11 at Mile High Stadium, where the Holy Father was flown into via helicopter. It wasn’t just a big deal that World Youth Day was […]

What is true charity?

Coming across a homeless person on the street can turn into a real battle for Christians. Not knowing how to respond or what to do, some feel guilty for not […]

What is it to be a Doctor of the Church?

In every age of confusion and challenge the Church has faced, the Holy Spirit has bestowed on certain men and women a unique gift of wisdom in living out and […]

Denver parish transmits spirit of stewardship, community for over 45 years

When Father Chris Renner requests volunteers for a new parish outreach project, he often has a different problem than most priests: too many people respond. It’s a problem many pastors […]

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The seven deadly sins of World Cup diving

Tensions rise, flags wave high, people cry, and players … players dive. Okay, that’s not all that happens in a World Cup – there’s a lot of good stuff – […]