Father and son, deacon and priest: Deacon dads and priest sons share special bond as both serve God’s people

The bond between a father and son is one of God’s greatest designs; however, when father and son are both called to serve the Church as deacon and priest, that […]

Victory for religious liberty: Fulton v. City of Philadelphia

On June 17, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia that the city of Philadelphia discriminated against Catholic Social Services (CSS), a Catholic foster-care agency, when they […]

A survival guide to Mass with kids: Post-pandemic edition

There’s nothing quite as joyful as the sound of a crying baby to break the sacred silence of the Mass. You might think this is written this in jest, but […]

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Cardinal Pell at 80

Fifteen months ago, it looked as if Cardinal George Pell might spend his 80th birthday in prison. A malicious trolling expedition by the police department of the State of Victoria […]

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On Fathers and Christian Masculinity

The Year of St. Joseph points us to Jesus’ adoptive father, Joseph, as the essential model for fathers. Joseph not only manifests genuine masculinity, he also images God’s own fatherhood, as Pope Francis makes clear in his apostolic letter, Patris Corde: “In his relationship to Jesus, Joseph […]

Team Samaritan cyclist goes ‘Everesting’ for the homeless and hungry

When it comes to the daily sufferings of those who are homeless, there’s nothing like a 29,029-foot bike ride to keep things in perspective. That’s exactly what Corbin Clement will […]

Colorado Catholic Conference 2021 Legislative Recap

On June 8, the First Regular Session of the 73rd General Assembly adjourned. Over 600 bills were introduced this session. Policy primarily focused on transportation, agriculture, healthcare, fiscal policy, and the […]

Fund for Vocations opens door of discernment to consecrated life for local woman

Although consecrated life was always a consideration for Mirjana Coccia while growing up, it wasn’t on her mind when she met the Community of the Beatitudes in Denver after relocating from Phoenix in 2017.  Coccia had recently […]

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Five reasons not to miss Steubenville of the Rockies

The annual and always amazing Steubenville of the Rockies youth conference is just around the corner, happening July 2-4 in Denver. For the 24th year in a row, youth from […]

Q&A: Sandy Hook mother shares journey from tragic loss to hope

On Dec. 14, 2012 Jennifer Hubbard’s six-year-old daughter Catherine died when a lone gunman shot his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and gunned down 20 first-graders and six adults before killing himself.  In her suffering, compounded by the end of her marriage and […]

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Thirty years of Poland

It was a two-week whirlwind that changed my life forever, that first visit of mine to Poland in June 1991. Looking back on it, I’m reminded of something H.L. Mencken […]

Congratulations and Godspeed, Class of 2021!

For our Catholic high school students, this past year was one marked by unprecedented adversity and unique challenges. When the class of 2021 began their freshmen year of high school, […]