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Vladimir Mauricio-Perez

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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 […]

Colorado religious leaders gather for Faithful Tuesdays to advance eradication of racism and support just economy, equity 

In an attempt to add a deeper moral dimension to the public policy making in Colorado, leaders from different religious institutions in the state, including the Auxiliary Bishop of Denver Jorge Rodriguez, gathered […]

Catholic faithful vow to continue fighting controversial sex education bill

After roughly 10 hours of debate and over 300 public testimonies, a Colorado House committee voted 7-4 to approve a controversial sexual education bill Wednesday. The bill now moves to the House Appropriations committee. Several overflow rooms were […]

Q&A: Where faith and politics intersect, Kimberly Hahn

Faith and politics often lead the list of topics people would rather avoid at social or family gatherings. And yet, it is precisely in the crossroads of these two realities […]