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Vladimir Mauricio-Perez

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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 […]

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 […]