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Art illumines the story of faith

A story in its most basic form conveys a narrative with a beginning, a middle and an end. It wouldn’t be a good story unless it also had heroes and […]

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Why we are where we are

By early March 1865, more than a million Americans had killed or wounded each other in civil war; the killing, wounding, and maiming continued for another month or so. Yet […]

Movie review: Fatima a hopeful film for today’s world

In 1917, near the end of World War I and just before the Spanish Influenza pandemic, something miraculous happened in the quaint little city of Fatima, Portugal. This miracle and […]

‘Behold, the Lamb of God’: Liturgy of the Eucharist

This article is the fourth in a series to help the faithful experience Mass in a deeper way than ever before. Click the links below to read the first three […]

Fort Collins parish dedicates long-awaited new church building

“We need tangible things that help us touch the invisible:” This is what guided Father Joseph Toledo in his vision for constructing a church building especially devoted to the worship […]

Q&A: New Bishop Machebeuf principal ‘excited and grateful’ to lead beloved high school

After an extensive search for the right person to lead Bishop Machebeuf High School, a few weeks ago the school finally announced the hiring of its new principal, Mr. William […]

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Rediscovering Eucharistic amazement

In his 2003 encyclical, Ecclesia de Eucharistia (The Church from the Eucharist), Pope St. John Paul II invited Catholics to regain a sense of “Eucharistic amazement.” Being “amazed” by the […]

Archbishop Aquila praying for conversion after St. Jude statue beheaded

By JD Flynn/Catholic News Agency After the statue of a saint was beheaded outside a Denver parish, the city’s archbishop said he’s praying for the conversion of those who have […]

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Restoring Humanity: Combatting social and spiritual ills

The Church’s task of evangelization includes restoring human life and culture. Jesus promises in the book of Revelation, “Behold, I make all things new.” Even though this will happen fully […]

Catholic Medical Association on why Coloradans should vote ‘yes’ on Proposition 115

A recent document compiled by the Denver chapter of the Catholic Medical Association examines fact-based and empirical evidence for why late term abortion is almost never necessary, and why Coloradans […]

Denver parishes redouble efforts to provide food for those in need

Parishes in the Archdiocese of Denver haven’t kept their arms crossed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether it be by collecting food or hosting food banks and sandwich lines, many of […]

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Rediscovering the reality of the Eucharist

Thinking out loud about a return to “Sunday normal,” a veteran pastor recently told me that he thought it would take one year for each month of lockdown/quarantine/ shelter-at-home for […]